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New York Times, Thursday, January 4, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,545

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Under-eye woes : BAGS
5
Clever : SMART
10
Beat it! : SCAT
14
Elliptical : OVAL
15
Gay ___ : PAREE
16
Apiece : EACH
17
Future pastor : SEMINARIAN
19
Opposed : ANTI
20
Modern legal tender : CREDITCARDS
22
Adams on TV : DON
23
Type measures : ENS
24
Thrifty : SAVING
26
Director of "Mr. Deeds" : CAPRA
29
Medal for aviators : DFC
32
Free of : RID
33
Turkish titles : AGAS
34
Native of old German Empire : PALATINATE
38
Neckpiece : LEI
39
Governing bodies : SENATES
40
Man's nickname : TED
41
Nurse's concern : MEDICATION
43
Sea near Jerusalem : DEAD
44
Brother of George : IRA
45
City transit lines : ELS
46
Untidy : MESSY
47
Blunders : BONERS
50
Partner of tucker : BIB
51
Curve : ARC
52
People in smoke-filled rooms : POLITICIANS
59
Glance at : SCAN
61
Classroom activity : RECITATION
62
Trick : RUSE
63
Charged plate : ANODE
64
Miss Millay : EDNA
65
Pale : ASHY
66
Less erratic : SANER
67
Abstruse : DEEP
Down
1
Kind of pear : BOSC
2
Declare : AVER
3
___ of chance : GAME
4
Fast curves : SLIDERS
5
Mini-quarrels : SPATS
6
Connelly : MARC
7
Solo : ARIA
8
Erect : REAR
9
Looks after : TENDS
10
Vast quantity : SEA
11
Certain runners : CANDIDATES
12
Cromwellian city : ACTON
13
Inanimate object : THING
18
Ship of 1492 : NINA
21
Indian garments : SARIS
25
French drink : VIN
26
Forerunner of the storm : CALM
27
Awry : AGEE
28
Did without 20 Across : PAIDINCASH
29
Inferno man : DANTE
30
Hand-thesher : FLAIL
31
Rome's Elder and Younger : CATOS
34
Vegetable : PEA
35
Honor card : TEN
36
Parties : TEAS
37
Whirlpool : EDDY
39
Line of cliffs : SCARP
42
Anger : IRE
43
Charged as owing : DEBITED
46
Isinglass : MICA
47
Port in Iraq : BASRA
48
Hades : ORCUS
49
Marsh birds : SORAS
50
Certain problem child : BITER
53
Miss Horne : LENA
54
Picture : ICON
55
It doesn't wait : TIDE
56
Helper : AIDE
57
Not any : NONE
58
Fastener : SNAP
60
French marshal : NEY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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