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New York Times, Thursday, January 13, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 328 (avg 1.76)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,188

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Author of "The Inspector-General" : GOGOL
6. Culinary chance : POTLUCK
13. Uneasy : ANXIOUS
15. Sweet stuff : TREACLE
16. Fail : GOBROKE
17. Nixon's predecessor : BARKLEY
18. Melville title : OMOO
19. Repeat : ECHO
21. Paper measure : REAM
22. Full of information : NEWSY
24. Afternoon crockery : TEASET
26. Book size : QUARTO
28. Italian river : ADDA
32. Saki : HHMUNRO
35. Certain elms : WAHOOS
37. Relative of a greasy spoon : BEANERY
38. Washed-up : THROUGH
39. Galley : BIREME
40. Certain falls : HEADERS
41. Steamer : CLAM
42. Lithe : SVELTE
44. Horse operas : OATERS
46. Certain stars : NOVAS
51. Not diluted: Abbr. : CONC
53. New York five : NETS
55. Whimper : MEWL
56. Miss Van Vooren : MONIQUE
58. Forage crop : ALFALFA
60. Rock : ICECUBE
61. Range event : ROUNDUP
62. Privateer : CORSAIR
63. Affliction : TRIAL
Down
1. Figure of folklore : GNOME
2. "The ___ Incident" : OXBOW
3. Copiers : GIROS
4. Shutout trio : OOO
5. N.T. book : LUKE
6. W.W. II craft : PTBOAT
7. Months : ORA
8. Pied-à-___ : TERRE
9. Nevada resort : LAKETAHOE
10. Cal. campus : UCLA
11. Skelton character : CLEM
12. West, for one : KEY
13. Dramatic conflict : AGON
14. Zealous adherent : SECTARY
20. Large sandwich : HERO
23. Chateau d'___ (sauterne) : YQUEM
25. Words of disinterest : SOWHAT
27. Turmoil : UNREST
29. Sullen : DOUR
30. Follows constantly : DOGS
31. Tree : ASH
32. German salute : HEIL
33. ___-kiri : HARA
34. Memory improvement : MNEMONICS
36. Enoch : ARDEN
37. Telly initials : BBC
38. Satellite used for TV : TELSTAR
40. Partner of now : HERE
43. Superficial show : VENEER
45. Water, in Italy : ACQUA
47. Arabian native : OMANI
48. Town near St. Louis : VELDA
49. Very disagreeable : AWFUL
50. Kind of dash or stick : SLAP
51. Chanel : COCO
52. Unusual individual : ONER
54. Deer track : SLOT
56. Bible book: Abbr. : MIC
57. Where: Lat. : UBI
59. Winter wear : FUR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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