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New York Times, Wednesday, January 1, 1975

Author:
Diana Sessions
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Diana R. Sessions has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,272

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Contests : RACES
6
Incite : GOAD
10
Information : DATA
14
Earth pigment : OCHRE
15
Chaplin film : LIMELIGHT
17
"Not in the ___" : LEAST
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Source of martini additives : OLIVETREE
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Course for aggies : FORESTRY
21
Undivided : ENTIRE
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Newt : EFT
23
___ polloi : HOI
24
Choir member : ALTO
25
Girl of TV series : RHODA
27
Hawaiian food : POI
28
Cunning : SLY
31
Welcome : GREET
33
Mom's specialty : APPLEPIE
35
Pronoun : YOUR
36
Yellowish colors : GILTS
38
Part of a ship : PROW
39
Color similar to spinach green : MOSSTONE
41
Checks : REINS
42
Sault ___ Marie : STE
43
Korean soldier : ROK
44
___ light : GREEN
46
Teazle or bug : LADY
47
Unit of length : ROD
48
Gazelle of Tibet : GOA
51
Like a venomous snake : ASPISH
54
English sheep : LINCOLNS
56
Vacation spots : SEASHORES
58
Mine tunnels : ADITS
59
Cue-wielder's game : KELLYPOOL
60
Kind of tea : PEKOE
61
Snick and ___ : SNEE
62
Counting-out word : EENY
63
Snoozed : SLEPT
Down
1
Powhatan's son-in-law : ROLFE
2
The ___ spades : ACEOF
3
French liqueur : CHARTREUSE
4
Gaelic : ERSE
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Certain basketball throw : SETSHOT
6
Miss Mundi? : GLORIA
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Suave : OILY
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Bon ___ : AMI
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Evolves : DEVELOPS
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Likewise : DITTO
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Fields: Lat. : AGRI
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Wild beast: Prefix : THER
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To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
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Soup ingredient : LENTIL
20
Wool weight : TOD
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Engagement: Abbr. : APPT
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Pronoun : HERS
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Vernal : SPRINGLIKE
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Courageous one : LION
30
Evergreens : YEWS
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Sports places : GYMS
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Turnip or radish : ROOT
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Adam's ___ : ALE
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Fencing sword : EPEE
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Famous Cape : GOODHOPE
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Black : INKY
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Worthless : TRASHY
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Baggage carriers : REDCAPS
44
Forbidding : GRISLY
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Nessen of the White House : RON
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Hosiery material : LISLE
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In the lead : ONTOP
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Resource : ASSET
51
Inquires : ASKS
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Visualized : SEEN
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Dim : PALE
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Ponce de ___ : LEON
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Medieval Teutonic estate: Var. : ODEL
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Richard ___ : ROE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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