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New York Times, Friday, September 4, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Khatchaturian dance : SABRE
6. Hairnets : SNOODS
12. Carpenter's companion : WALRUS
13. Cinema novice : STARLET
14. Dances : BALLETS
15. Thoughtful : PENSIVE
16. Broadway house : ALVIN
17. Assembly : AGORA
19. Oath : VOW
20. Tribe : CLAN
21. English poet : BYRON
22. Take bait : BITE
23. Barrel : KEG
24. Lavabo : BASIN
25. Less inhibited : FREER
26. Inhibit : DETER
28. Bewails : DEPLORES
30. Ripened : AGED
32. Weather word : RAIN
33. Sofia's country : BULGARIA
37. Guinan : TEXAS
40. Eskimo : ALEUT
41. Diligent one : PLIER
43. Penpoint : NIB
45. Bear and bunny : HUGS
46. Extents : SPANS
47. Ill humor : BILE
48. ___ carte : ALA
49. Certain ages : TEENS
50. Type of fisherman : EELER
51. One who nurtures growth : MATURER
53. Making taut : TENSING
55. Expiators : ATONERS
56. Create : INVENT
57. TV fare : SERIES
58. Philippine island : LEYTE
Down
1. Rescue : SALVAGE
2. Spent : ALLIN
3. Gun : BREN
4. Furrow : RUT
5. Attempts : ESSAYS
6. Austere : STERN
7. Zola heroine : NANA
8. Conjunctions : ORS
9. Sir Laurence : OLIVIER
10. Aficionado : DEVOTEE
11. Worrywarts : STEWERS
12. Like some old cities : WALLED
13. Clergyman known for slips of tongue : SPOONER
14. Dorsum : BACK
18. Network : GRID
21. Less concealed : BARER
22. Borough of N. Y. City : BRONX
24. Sired : BEGAT
25. Handbill : FLIER
27. Portuguese river : TAGUS
29. Spreads : PATES
31. Big and little : DIPPERS
33. Resort islands : BAHAMAS
34. Howl : ULULATE
35. One who bequeaths : LEGATOR
36. Ladd : ALAN
38. Dye : ANILINE
39. "___ majority" : SILENT
42. Infuse : INSTIL
44. Ice mass : BERG
46. Prophets : SEERS
47. Harass : BESET
49. Toon : TREE
50. A deadly sin : ENVY
52. Single: Prefix : UNI
54. Compass point : ENE

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