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New York Times, Tuesday, January 2, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 14, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,543

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Students & seniors
Across
1. See 33 Across : CITY
5. Disgusted : FEDUP
10. Rizzuto or Foster : PHIL
14. Sounds of laughter : HAHA
15. Idolize : ADORE
16. Pro ___ publico : BONO
17. "___, I vote" : IMAN
18. Mad dogs' milieu : NOONDAYSUN
20. Violin-string base : CATGUT
22. Berliner's negative : NEIN
23. Before : ERE
24. Summitry topic : TRADE
26. Hot coal : CINDER
28. Cleaning fluid : BENZINE
31. Docile : TAME
32. Hautboy : OBOE
33. Part of Peking, with 1 Across : FORBIDDEN
38. Word with hair or fish : NET
39. Copa's city : RIO
40. Dutch town : EDE
41. Asian wonder, with 45 Down : GREATWALL
45. Girl's name in Moscow : OLGA
46. "___ also serve . . . " : THEY
47. Like some lettuce heads : LEAFIER
50. New York city : ELMIRA
53. "A Dandy in ___" : ASPIC
54. Recent: Prefix : NEO
55. Corrupt : EVIL
57. "Do unto ___" : OTHERS
61. Some orators : LONGWINDED
64. News filler : ITEM
65. B'way group : ANTA
66. Snow: Sp. : NIEVE
67. "Nobody Knows My ___" : NAME
68. Elbe tributary : ISER
69. Paris depots : GARES
70. Drug plant : ALOE
Down
1. Smart : CHIC
2. "___ Camera" : IAMA
3. "They went ___-away" : THAT
4. 3400-mile river : YANGTZE
5. Gambling game in Shanghai : FANTAN
6. Nigerian people : EDO
7. Lorna : DOONE
8. Container, in France : URNE
9. Transportation in Orient : PEDICAB
10. W.W. II Navy plane : PBY
11. Doused : HOSED
12. Toughen : INURE
13. Hermit : LONER
19. Souls: Lat. : ANIMI
21. Swiss canton : URI
25. Bear, as expenses : DEFRAY
27. Sparks of the movies : NED
28. Big Ben sound : BONG
29. Hebrew ancestor : EBER
30. Word with mash or key : NOTE
31. Fishes in a way : TROLLS
34. "___ for the Lamps of China" : OIL
35. Food store, for short : DELI
36. "The Razor's ___" : EDGE
37. Kind of beer or miss : NEAR
42. Panay native : ATI
43. Tossed : THREW
44. Spider's activity : WEAVING
45. See 41 Across : OFCHINA
48. Poetic forms : EPODES
49. Small islet : AIT
50. Chou ___ : ENLAI
51. M. Bloy and M. Blum : LEONS
52. ___ Cassino : MONTE
53. Northern tree : ALDER
56. Dolphin of the Amazon : INIA
58. Latin catch-all : ETAL
59. San ___ : REMO
60. Duck : SMEE
62. Civil War initials : GAR
63. "The ___ of St. Agnes" : EVE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 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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