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New York Times, Saturday, October 28, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { F J }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,477

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Vegetable : BROCCOLI
9. For ___ sake : ARTS
13. Takes out of mothballs : RESURRECTS
16. Drop : BEAD
17. Enticement : ATTRACTION
18. Trees : OAKS
19. Elizabeth or Anne : QUEEN
20. Division word : INTO
21. "___ your head" : USE
22. Vase : URN
23. Fortune : KINGSRANSOM
27. Minstrel performers : ENDMEN
29. Salad vegetable : ENDIVE
30. Chameleons, for example : ADAPTERS
34. Acquire : GET
35. "___ you a nickel" : IBET
38. Indonesian islands : ARU
39. About : INRE
40. Comic-strip sound : BAM
41. Milky Way, etc. : GALAXIES
45. Waning : EBBING
47. Torment : HARASS
51. Certain musician : XYLOPHONIST
55. Pasture : LEA
56. Crow sound : CAW
57. Later : ANON
58. Church parts : APSES
60. Mideast strip : GAZA
61. Floor cleaner : SCRUBBRUSH
63. Kind of curtain : IRON
64. Greek dramatic grouping : TETRALOGIA
65. Mighty weapons : PENS
66. Political dominance : HEGEMONY
Down
1. French cubist : BRAQUE
2. Come back : RETURN
3. Belgian port : OSTEND
4. Preserve, as ham : CURE
5. Wound up : CRANKED
6. Grampus : ORC
7. Admit : LETIN
8. Cake trim : ICING
9. Teem : ABOUND
10. Send elsewhere : REASSIGN
11. Appropriate : TAKEOVER
12. Campus org. : SDS
14. Little ones : TOTS
15. Unpopular sleeper : SNORER
24. Pig ___ poke : INA
25. Reply: Abbr. : ANS
26. Dole out : METE
28. Gym gear : MAT
31. Buddy : PAL
32. ___-la : TRA
33. Them: Fr. : EUX
35. Mountain goat : IBEX
36. Spock specialty : BABYCARE
37. Display brightly : EMBLAZON
39. Medit. land : ISR
41. Total output: Abbr. : GNP
42. Shocked : AGHAST
43. Christian monogram : IHS
44. Item of food : EATABLE
46. Midwesterners : IOWANS
48. Italian au jus : ALSUGO
49. Welcomes a guest : SEESIN
50. Strut : SASHAY
52. First word of fairy tale : ONCE
53. Confederate's foe : NORTH
54. Accustom : INURE
59. School dance : PROM
60. Old cry of anger : GIP
62. Purse : BAG

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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