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New York Times, Thursday, January 20, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.54, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,195

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Students & seniors
Across
1. String-puller's need : PUPPET
7. Island in East River : RIKERS
13. Spice : PAPRIKA
14. Spice : OREGANO
16. Asserts : ALLEGES
17. Mr. Grundy : SOLOMON
18. Blind parts : SLATS
19. U.N. name : THANT
21. Reverence : AWE
22. Dwelling of a sort : TENT
23. Wallace of the films : BEERY
24. Road forks : WYES
25. Whirlpool : EDDY
26. With skill : ABLY
27. Change gradually : SHADE
28. Satisfy creditors : PAYUP
30. Bad guy : MEANIE
31. Cavorted : CAPERED
34. Actor Yves : MONTAND
35. Made up for : ATONED
36. "___ and begorra!" : FAITH
37. Unskilled laborers : PEONS
38. Stadium visitors : FANS
39. Drinks : ADES
43. Badly : ILLY
44. Unspoken : TACIT
45. "___, vidi, vici" : VENI
46. Women's ___ : LIB
47. French painter : MANET
48. Woven fabrics : WEFTS
49. Renting : LEASING
51. Complying ones : OBEYERS
53. Wife in Nicolas Freeling novels : ARLETTE
54. Bunk! : BALONEY
55. Scheduled : SLATED
56. Refer indirectly : ALLUDE
Down
1. Wearied : PALLED
2. High ground : UPLAND
3. Considerable sum : PRETTYPENNY
4. Greedy ones : PIGS
5. Also, to Chaucer : EKE
6. Tongue part : TASTEBUD
7. Prayer beads : ROSARY
8. Sardonic writing : IRONY
9. Irishman: Var. : KELT
10. Self-esteem : EGO
11. Indian epic : RAMAYANA
12. Trapped by winter weather : SNOWEDIN
13. Fake jewelry : PASTE
15. Kind of juniper : ONESEED
20. Beatles movie : HELP
23. Howled : BAYED
24. Catch-all words : WHATHAVEYOU
27. Enthralled : SENT
29. Land measures : ARES
30. Like a good cake : MOIST
31. Chapel: Sp. : CAPILLA
32. Studios : ATELIERS
33. Certain table item : POOLBALL
34. Canadian province : MANITOBA
36. Clock part : FACE
38. Like a rattler : FANGED
40. Guard : DEFEND
41. Dinner dish : ENTREE
42. Cowardly one : SISSY
44. "La Plume de ma ___" : TANTE
47. Catcher's glove : MITT
48. In good health : WELL
50. Bering or Ross : SEA
52. French dance : BAL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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