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New York Times, Friday, October 13, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 339 (avg 1.79)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,462

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Sacs : CYSTS
6. Abyssinian weight : KASM
10. Smith or Bede : ADAM
14. Headgear for some : HALOS
15. This: Sp. : ESTA
16. De ___ (elegant) : LUXE
17. Roman steed : EQUUS
18. Startling thing : EYEPOPPER
20. Performed, as by a chorus : SUNG
21. NASA project : APOLLO
22. Sea direction : ESE
23. Near thing : TIGHTSQUEEZE
26. Paper promise : IOU
27. Maine lake : SEBAGO
31. Winter sport : SKIJORING
37. Entrench : DIGIN
38. Roster : ROTA
39. Blinds, in falconry : SEELS
41. Italian numeral : NOVE
42. French pupil : ELEVE
44. Bipedal : TWOLEGGED
46. Winged seed : SAMARA
48. Lived : WAS
49. Near thing : NARROWSQUEAK
56. Time of day: Abbr. : AFT
59. Civil War battle : SHILOH
60. Miami's county : DADE
61. Mets ace : TOMSEAVER
63. Silas Marner, e.g. : MISER
64. Marital discards : EXES
65. Mets, Jets or Nets : TEAM
66. Lend ___ (heed) : ANEAR
67. Auld lang ___ : SYNE
68. Depots: Abbr. : STNS
69. The tube, in Soho : TELLY
Down
1. Popular X-ray subject : CHEST
2. Sonoran Indian : YAQUI
3. Hurled : SLUNG
4. Like some steaks : TOUGH
5. Draft H. Q. : SSS
6. Hush up : KEEPQUIET
7. "___ Like It" : ASYOU
8. Memorial pillar : STELE
9. Acer-family members : MAPLES
10. Peak : ALP
11. Carbon copy, for short : DUPE
12. Cuts down : AXES
13. French parent : MERE
19. Gave out slowly : OOZED
21. Hebrew lyres : ASORS
24. Spanish uncle : TIO
25. Krafft-___ : EBING
28. Eager : AGOG
29. Devote : GIVE
30. United : ONED
31. Mexican men: Abbr. : SRES
32. Russian peninsula : KOLA
33. Particular : ITEM
34. Man of Djakarta : JAVAN
35. Fresh : NEW
36. Fireflies : GLOWWORMS
40. Skirt feature : SLASH
43. Annul : ERASE
45. Title: Abbr. : ESQ
47. Nirvana attainers : ARHATS
50. Fix firmly : RIVET
51. N. Y. city : OLEAN
52. City of Italy : UDINE
53. Stand : EASEL
54. "It's ___!" : ADEAL
55. Tralee's county : KERRY
56. Chemical endings : ATES
57. Shrewd : FOXY
58. Feds : TMEN
62. Direction : SSE
63. Londos's milieu : MAT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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