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New York Times, Wednesday, January 3, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,544

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Cleopatra's course : NILE
5
Author John : OHARA
10
Theda : BARA
14
Stone and Iron : AGES
15
Determined : SETON
16
French river : YSER
17
Creator of Philip Carey : SOMERSETMAUGHAM
20
Time periods: Abbr. : HRS
21
Met offering : AIDA
22
Coward et al. : NOELS
23
Some military discharges: Abbr. : RIFS
24
Quarter : COIN
26
Smart : BRAINY
29
Katherine and Gene Stratton : PORTERS
32
Baseball trio : OUTS
33
Peep show : RAREE
34
___-been : HAS
36
Creator of a famous road : ERSKINECALDWELL
40
Scottish explorer : RAE
41
Writer's prize : NOBEL
42
Aware of : ONTO
43
Ring : LARDNER
45
Most genuine : PUREST
47
Sea east of Caspian : ARAL
48
Word with life or oats : WILD
49
Violin maker : AMATI
52
Adriatic wind : BORA
53
Kind of time : RAG
56
Co-author of tale of Capt. Bligh : JAMESNORMANHALL
60
Moslem prince : AMIR
61
Chirp : TWEET
62
Author James : AGEE
63
State: Abbr. : MASS
64
Ruhr city : HERNE
65
Hammer part : PEEN
Down
1
Ogden of verse : NASH
2
Stravinsky : IGOR
3
Moon vehicles : LEMS
4
Suffix for Bengal or Nepal : ESE
5
Harden : OSSIFY
6
Observes : HEEDS
7
"___ boy!" : ATTA
8
Male gypsy : ROM
9
Collection : ANA
10
Out of date : BYGONE
11
Tennis pro : ASHE
12
"Camino ___" : REAL
13
With open ___ : ARMS
18
Story by 17 Across : RAIN
19
In agreement : UNITED
23
Chance : RISK
24
South Pacific sea : CORAL
25
Soviet city : OREL
26
South African : BOER
27
Rustic : RURAL
28
On the main : ATSEA
29
Horse : PACER
30
"Iliad" character : RHENE
31
Seasons : SALTS
33
Insurgent : REBEL
35
Place for 24 Across : SLOT
37
Lemurs : INDRIS
38
Girl's name : NONA
39
Information : WORD
44
Classifiers : RATERS
45
Corsair : PIRATE
46
___ Bator : ULAN
48
"Little ___" : WOMEN
49
In ___ (troubled) : AJAM
50
Family member : MAMA
51
Writer Kingsley : AMIS
52
___ Rabbit : BRER
53
Fury : RAGE
54
Sheltered : ALEE
55
Dell : GLEN
57
Degree : NTH
58
Have bills : OWE
59
Gen. Arnold : HAP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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