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New York Times, Friday, November 30, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 45, Avg Word Len: 4.62, Missing: { B F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,875

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Teeth : COGS
5. Isaac's son and others : ESAUS
10. Frigate bird : IWA
13. Roman courts : ATRIA
15. French cup : TASSE
16. Auto : CAR
17. Insect : GRASSHOPPER
19. Pronoun : ONE
20. From ___ west : EASTTO
21. African country : UGANDA
23. Lecture : SERMON
26. Mud: Prefix : PEL
27. Bank employee: Abbr. : TLR
28. Work unit : ERG
29. Turkish titles : AGAS
33. Asian sheep : SHA
34. Luau wear : GRASSSKIRTS
38. Pale : WAN
39. Operate : RUN
40. Mrs. Nixon : PAT
41. Wall décor : ART
42. Flat-leafed perennial : INDIANGRASS
45. French possessive : SES
46. Deed : GEST
47. German exclamation : ACH
48. Compass point : SSE
49. Navy V.I.P. : ADM
52. Annoy : PESTER
54. "Rose of ___" : TRALEE
57. Melodic : ARIOSE
60. Fish : EEL
61. Certain singles : GRASSWIDOWS
65. Zodiac sign : RAM
66. Not ___ in the world : ACARE
67. Reach : GETAT
68. French woman: Abbr. : MME
69. Neighbor of Turkey : SYRIA
70. W. W. II craft : LSTS
Down
1. Confine : CAGE
2. Other: Sp. : OTRA
3. Velds : GRASSLANDS
4. Dreiser's Carrie : SISTER
5. W. W. II initials : ETO
6. Drain : SAP
7. Serpent : ASP
8. Finish : USEUP
9. Cloth : SERGE
10. Image : ICON
11. Magic ___ : WAND
12. Field : AREA
14. Man with a telescope: Abbr. : ASTR
18. Hitting feat : HOMERUN
22. Jai ___ : ALAI
24. Ape, for short : ORANG
25. Militia units: Abbr. : NGS
27. Macbeth, for a while : THANE
30. Politicos' favorite : GRASSROOTS
31. Up ___ (cornered) : ATREE
32. Fast planes: Abbr. : SSTS
33. Gulp : SWIG
34. Fondness, in Ireland : GRA
35. Room : SPACE
36. Cutting tool : SASHSAW
37. Chess pieces: Abbr. : KTS
43. Type of type: Abbr. : ITAL
44. Knock : RAP
48. Beer mug : SEIDEL
50. French painter : DEGAS
51. Gracious! : MERCY
53. Math branch : TRIG
54. Period : TERM
55. Clean a pipe : REAM
56. Egyptian dancer : ALME
58. Hit : SWAT
59. Superlative endings : ESTS
62. River to the Rhine : AAR
63. Hindu title : SRI
64. Kind of power : SEA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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