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New York Times, Thursday, January 23, 1975

Author:
Sara V. Tuckerman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K M Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 246 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Four or point : PETIT
6. Jewelers' devices : DOPS
10. County in N.C. : ASHE
14. An ___ the ground : EARTO
15. English portraitist : OPIE
16. Jets' home : SHEA
17. Garson : GREER
18. Strongholds : GARRISONS
20. Marienbad, for one : SPA
21. Old World duck : POCHARD
23. Meadow grass : RIE
24. Tuscany city : SIENA
26. Having claws : TALONED
28. Separated : ASUNDER
30. Paris seasons : ETES
31. Meaning : PURPORT
32. Belgrade native : SERBIAN
36. Robt. ___ : ELEE
37. "___ is enough" : ONCE
38. Quarrels : DUSTUPS
42. Austere : SPARTAN
45. Waste allowance : TRET
46. Feathered : PENNATE
47. Countermove : RIPOSTE
50. Beer : LAGER
51. Miss Claire : INA
52. Resplendent : AUREATE
54. ___ Antonio : SAN
57. With enthusiasm : FERVENTLY
59. Singer Frankie : LAINE
61. Like some verse : FREE
62. Hercules's captive : IOLE
63. Sky: Prefix : URANO
64. Proofreader's mark : STET
65. City in Rumania : ARAD
66. Antelope of India : SASIN
Down
1. Throws a baseball : PEGS
2. Frontier lawman : EARP
3. Holds dear : TREASURES
4. Native: Suffix : ITE
5. Lusitania's nemesis : TORPEDO
6. Two-wheeled carriage : DOGCART
7. Moonfish : OPAH
8. Pittsburgh players : PIRATES
9. Notched : SERRATE
10. Stupid one : ASS
11. " . . . all shaven and ___" : SHORN
12. Skater Sonja : HENIE
13. Let up on : EASED
19. Lazy one : IDLER
22. Something unique : ONER
25. Secretly : INPETTO
27. U.S. penologist : OSBORNE
28. Copied : APED
29. Sea of Borneo : SULU
33. Wood mosaics : INTARSIAS
34. "Was it ___ I saw?" (palindrome) : ACAT
35. Hawaiian goose : NENE
39. Heavenly bears : URSAE
40. Garden flower : PETUNIA
41. Deep snoring : STERTOR
42. Spread out : SPLAYED
43. Fuel : PEAT
44. Millet subject : ANGELUS
47. Moroccan natives : RIFFS
48. Unmoving : INERT
49. Gay ___ : PAREE
53. Fitzgerald : ELLA
55. Years: Lat. : ANNI
56. Gas for signs : NEON
58. Kind of doctor, for short : VET
60. Constellation : ARA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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