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New York Times, Thursday, November 25, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,139

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Feast feature : FOOD
5. Kind of pipe : PEACE
10. Mod apartments : PADS
14. Sorrowful expression : AHME
15. Eastern deity : ALLAH
16. Grass genus : AIRA
17. Time for reflection : THANKSGIVINGDAY
20. Eternity : EON
21. Political unit: Fr. : ETAT
22. Kilns : OASTS
23. Ibsen's Gynt : PEER
24. Theban deity : AMON
26. Memory : RECALL
29. Embroidery materials : FLOSSES
32. Kind of band : IMAN
33. Fencing sword : SABRE
34. Town on Huon Gulf : LAE
36. Participants in a feast : PILGRIMSINDIANS
40. Building wing : ELL
41. 10-point type : ELITE
42. Word on a proof : STET
43. Certain fledglings : EAGLETS
45. Steichen's gear : CAMERA
47. ___ majesty : LESE
48. Baba and others : ALIS
49. Estate item : ASSET
52. Hebrew month : ADAR
53. Motorists' org. : AAA
56. Where an early feast was held : INMASSACHUSETTS
60. Space: Ger. : RAUM
61. Family of Japanese diplomat : SATOS
62. Edgar and family : POES
63. Recipe items : EGGS
64. Clerical vestment : AMICE
65. ___ dixit : IPSE
Down
1. Clotho, for one : FATE
2. Exclamation : OHHO
3. Muscat locale : OMAN
4. Thieves' milieu : DEN
5. Soft shade : PASTEL
6. "Pomp" composer : ELGAR
7. Settled : ALIT
8. Military branch: Abbr. : CAV
9. Hallo! in Italy : EHI
10. Heathens : PAGANS
11. Succors : AIDS
12. Mild oath : DRAT
13. Simon ___ : SAYS
18. Mayflower part : KEEL
19. Ensnared : NOOSED
23. Spasm : PANG
24. Booth of Yale : ALBIE
25. Poetic time of day : MORN
26. Mellow : RIPE
27. Boxer Griffith : EMILE
28. Lily : CALLA
29. Goes hungry : FASTS
30. Excite : ELATE
31. More sound : SANER
33. Strike : SMITE
35. This, in Ponce : ESTA
37. Gives a new lease : RELETS
38. Corse and Comores : ILES
39. Doctrines : ISMS
44. Faint traces : GLEAMS
45. Sentence part : CLAUSE
46. Makes known : AIRS
48. Kind of committee : ADHOC
49. Yorkshire river : AIRE
50. Broken tooth : SNAG
51. Complacent : SMUG
52. Play part : ACTI
53. Spin like ___ : ATOP
54. Roscoe ___, late comedian : ATES
55. Caama : ASSE
57. Agency for retirees: Abbr. : SSA
58. Dutch measure : AAM
59. Finial : EPI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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