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New York Times, Wednesday, September 29, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,082

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Watchband : STRAP
6. Indian prince : RAJA
10. Meat ___ : LOAF
14. Kangaroo bear : KOALA
15. Paradise : EDEN
16. Russian saint : OLGA
17. Sea plants : ALGAS
18. Johnnycake : CORNBREAD
20. Conjecture : GUESSWORK
22. Link : UNITE
23. Land of Tralee : ERIN
24. Copies in a way : TRACES
25. Saddle part : POMMEL
28. Modeled : SAT
29. Lunatics : MADMEN
30. Disputes : RHUBARBS
35. "___ Corn" : ALIEN
36. First-rank : ACE
37. Arouse : ALARM
38. Faithful : CONSTANT
40. Locales : SCENES
41. Cathedral city : ELY
42. Sweater material : MOHAIR
43. Call it a day : RETIRE
47. Spanish hall : SALA
48. Family from Cremona : AMATI
49. Excited : DELIRIOUS
54. Projectionist's job : SCREENING
56. Confuse : ADDLE
57. Soviet city : PERM
58. Love, in Seville : AMOR
59. Closet wood : CEDAR
60. Codlike fish : SEYS
61. Marquette, e.g. : PERE
62. "He ___ a chance" : HASNT
Down
1. Keel part: Var. : SKAG
2. Balsam of Colombia : TOLU
3. Choler : RAGE
4. Woe is me! : ALAS
5. Trimming : PASSEMENTERIE
6. Flinch : RECOIL
7. Decorate : ADORN
8. Quick motion : JERK
9. New England cape : ANN
10. Miss Doone : LORNA
11. Of an acid : OLEIC
12. Small type : AGATE
13. Prepares to pass : FADES
19. "Raindrops" composer : BURTBACHARACH
21. British architect : WREN
24. St. Anthony's cross : TAU
25. ___ Alto : PALO
26. Norse god : ODIN
27. French titles: Abbr. : MMES
28. Haggard novel : SHE
29. Common nickname : MAC
30. Payment voucher: Abbr. : RCT
31. Greek goddess : ALEA
32. Eastern queen : RANI
33. ___ Rabbit : BRER
34. Slipper sizes: Abbr. : SMS
36. "___ port in a storm" : ANY
39. English festival : ALE
40. Arias : SOLI
42. Despite : MALGRE
43. Scrapes : RASPS
44. Public host : EMCEE
45. Linger : TARRY
46. Articles : ITEMS
47. Man of Mexico : SENOR
49. Kind of novel : DIME
50. Concept : IDEA
51. Tote-board data : ODDS
52. German lancer: Var. : ULAN
53. Spanish painter : SERT
55. Siesta : NAP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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