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New York Times, Wednesday, November 1, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,481

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Fade : WILT
5. Aspect : FACET
10. Facetious one : CARD
14. Roman field : AGER
15. Friend, in Toledo : AMIGO
16. Encompassed by : AMID
17. Calif. city : LODI
18. Cathedral aide : CANON
19. ___ fide : BONA
20. Striking : DRAMATIC
22. Like some guitars : TWANGY
24. College course: Abbr. : ECON
25. Mortgage : LIEN
26. Stadium figure : ROOTER
29. River ducks : PINTAILS
33. Every: Ger. : ALLE
34. Swiss painter : KLEE
35. Such, in prescriptions : TAL
36. Birch or spruce drink : BEER
37. Marshes : QUAGS
38. Casino game : FARO
39. Chinese sand mist : BAI
40. Impel : URGE
41. Auto pioneer : OLDS
42. Unorganized : INCHOATE
45. Rustling sound : SWOOSH
47. Offends : ERRS
48. Suffix with gyro or hemo : STAT
49. Charm : AMULET
52. Prepare eggs for salads : HARDBOIL
56. Portion : DOSE
57. Roman official : EDILE
59. Up to : ABLE
60. Arabian gulf : ADEN
61. Strays : ROVES
62. Awning : TILT
63. Wife of Zeus : HERA
64. Fruit holders : STEMS
65. Shouting sounds : HEYS
Down
1. Lillian of Henry St. : WALD
2. Stravinsky : IGOR
3. Mate for a swan : LEDA
4. Line of three feet : TRIMETER
5. Commercial agent : FACTOR
6. With full force : AMAIN
7. Military leader: Abbr. : CINC
8. Type of maniac : EGO
9. Annuity schemes : TONTINES
10. Summer quarters : CABANA
11. King of Judah : AMON
12. Carrousel bonus : RING
13. June anniversary : DDAY
21. Tennis score : ACE
23. Kind of cell : WET
25. Feudal lord : LIEGE
26. Fictional Friday slugabed : RABBI
27. Upstate N. Y. city : OLEAN
28. Acid used in soap : OLEIC
29. Beach: Fr. : PLAGE
30. Balbo : ITALO
31. Enriches : LARDS
32. Wet going underfoot : SLOSH
34. Composer Weill et al. : KURTS
37. Billets : QUARTERS
38. Post-hiking treat : FOOTBATH
43. Western capital : HELENA
44. Coin of Norway : ORE
45. Accent : STRESS
46. Bankroll : WAD
48. Western capital : SALEM
49. Wife of Esau : ADAH
50. Fashion : MODE
51. Addict : USER
52. Busy place : HIVE
53. Theater award : OBIE
54. In a poor way : ILLY
55. Tennis replays : LETS
58. Halftone feature : DOT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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