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New York Times, Thursday, September 30, 1976

Author:
Beverly J. Seward
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Beverly J. Seward has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,910

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Shade trees : ELMS
5
Present : GIFT
9
Six and back : PACKS
14
Orderly : NEAT
15
Reed instrument : OBOE
16
“___ Mio” : OSOLE
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“The King ___” : ANDI
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After 3 Down : ENGLISHMEN
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Cotton fabric : MADRAS
22
Port near Nice : ANTIBES
23
Synthetic fabrics : ORLONS
26
After 44 Across : SUN
27
French Protestant : HUGUENOT
29
Crater Lake locale : OREGON
33
Police rank: Abbr. : INSP
34
Soup server : LADLE
36
Exclamation : OHO
37
Inlet : RIA
38
Magazine offerings : STORIES
40
Grain : OAT
41
Mass. cape : ANN
42
Class distinction : CASTE
43
Confident : SURE
44
After 30 Down : MIDDAY
46
Political levelings : EGALITES
49
“Der ___ konig” : ERL
50
Wherewithal : DOREMI
51
Writer Patri et al. : ANGELOS
55
Showered : RAINED
58
“Porgy and Bess” song : SUMMERTIME
61
Fast trains: Abbr. : LTDS
62
Trapshooting : SKEET
63
Goes off mark : ERRS
64
"There’ll be ___ time . . . ” : AHOT
65
Cares for : TENDS
66
Mae or Key : WEST
67
Radiation units : REMS
Down
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Hindu land grant : ENAM
2
Miss Horne : LENA
3
Start of a Noel Coward song : MADDOGSAND
4
Equestrian’s footrest : STIRRUP
5
Continues : GOESON
6
___-Saud : IBN
7
Pea soup in Mayfair : FOG
8
Tissue layer : TELA
9
Attitudes : POSTURES
10
Take ___ to (admire) : ASHINE
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Hairdresser’s need : COMB
12
Swiss artist : KLEE
13
Capitol people: Abbr. : SENS
19
Shoe part : INSOLE
21
Beverage : ALE
24
Noncontending pleas, for short : NOLOS
25
Took the initiative : STARTED
27
King of Tyre : HIRAM
28
River of Brazil : UNINI
30
After 18 Across : GOOUTINTHE
31
Midwest airport : OHARE
32
Thank-you and bank : NOTES
35
Artist Rivera : DIEGO
38
Red colors : SCARLETS
39
Author Caldwell : TAYLOR
43
Like peas in a pod : SIMILAR
45
Thought : DEEMED
47
Stop : ARREST
48
Meadow : LEA
51
Subordinate: Abbr. : ASST
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Kind of sub or bomb, for short : NUKE
53
Govt. agents : GMEN
54
Fuss : STEW
56
Biblical land : EDOM
57
Summer times: Abbr. : DSTS
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Pique : IRE
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Abbr. on an envelope : MRS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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