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New York Times, Saturday, October 20, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,834

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Arctic vessel : SEALER
7
Organ stop : OCTAVE
13
Gear for a spring event : MAYPOLE
14
Minnows : SHINERS
16
Gem : EMERALD
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Make a killing : CLEANUP
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Engine-speed abbr. : RPS
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Prevailing custom : FASHION
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Gem State: Abbr. : IDA
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Arizona town : ELOY
24
Fourteen pounds : STONE
25
Saudi Arabian district : ASIR
26
Some trucks, for short : SEMIS
28
What the mouse’s clock struck : ONE
29
Penned : WROTE
30
Mountain dividing point : TREELINE
32
Kind of beef : CORNED
33
Chicago’s ___ Drive : LAKESHORE
35
Boy : LADDIE
38
Liquid-cargo carrier : TANKSHIP
42
Strange : ALIEN
43
Bad: Prefix : MAL
44
Office girl : STENO
45
Attired : CLAD
46
Old Spanish coin : DOBLA
48
Locates : SETS
49
Young sheep : TEG
50
Controversial : POLEMIC
52
Relig. degree : DRE
53
Mother of King Arthur : IGRAINE
55
Certain-golfer : AMATEUR
57
Phone holders : CRADLES
58
Impedes : RETARDS
59
Egg dish : OMELET
60
Frill: Ger. : KRAUSE
Down
1
Embroidery piece : SAMPLER
2
Delightful to see : EYESOME
3
Month: Abbr. : APR
4
Lounge idly : LOAF
5
Raines and Cinders : ELLAS
6
Huntsville arsenal : REDSTONE
7
Of songbirds : OSCINE
8
Daphnis’s friend : CHLOE
9
Thine, in France : TIEN
10
Collection of sayings : ANA
11
Deer meat : VENISON
12
Learned : ERUDITE
13
Least : MEREST
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Left unharmed : SPARED
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Sobriquet for a President : HONESTABE
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Gave way : YIELDED
25
Stops : ARRESTS
27
Assassinated : SLAIN
29
Mechanical parts : WORKS
31
D.D.E. : IKE
32
Pro’s partner : CON
34
Distinguishing feature : HALLMARK
35
Of milk : LACTIC
36
Brisk, in music : ALLEGRO
37
Outline : DIAGRAM
39
People who observe : HEEDERS
40
Enter unwelcomed : INTRUDE
41
Tough questions : POSERS
43
Annoy : MOLEST
46
Recipient : DONEE
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One who points : AIMER
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Dosage unit : PILL
51
Word with log or pult : CATA
54
American writer : ADE
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Greek letter : TAU

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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