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New York Times, Monday, November 6, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,486

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Zodiac sign : CRAB
5
Irritable : EDGY
9
Kind of storm : BRAIN
14
Wrinkle : RUGA
15
Cartoonist Peter : ARNO
16
Tanager of S. A. : LINDO
17
Hindu month : ASIN
18
Cartoon bird : ROADRUNNER
20
Christie output : WHODUNIT
22
Fools : ASSES
23
Previously, of old : ERST
24
Incisiveness : BITE
25
Athens sight : AGORA
28
Avoid : SIDESTEP
32
Dimwit : MORON
33
Rag or lily : TIGER
34
Before, in poems : ERE
35
Wall St. man : BULL
36
Frenzy : FUROR
37
Escutcheon décor : BLOT
38
Conceit : EGO
39
Where Lhasa is : TIBET
40
Self-esteem : PRIDE
41
Lizards and turtles : REPTILES
43
Blacksnake : RACER
44
Expert : ONER
45
Platform : DAIS
47
Dried up, to poets : ADUST
49
Outsider : LONGSHOT
53
Narrow escape : CLOSESHAVE
55
Home, to the Apis family : HIVE
56
Abandoned car : EDSEL
57
Tranquil : EVEN
58
Vicinity : AREA
59
Carols : NOELS
60
Annoying thing : PEST
61
Stipulation : TERM
Down
1
Bird's crop : CRAW
2
Football play : RUSH
3
Exchange premium : AGIO
4
Narrow streamer : BANDEROL
5
Acquires : EARNS
6
Legal right : DROIT
7
"Strain at a ___" : GNAT
8
Hebrew letter : YOD
9
Bully : BLUSTER
10
Cleansing processes : RINSES
11
Daughter of James II : ANNE
12
Roman day : IDES
13
Correlative : NOR
19
Oakland player : RAIDER
21
Monitor lizard : URAN
24
One-sided person : BIGOT
25
Bead material : AMBER
26
Swindle : GOUGE
27
Ship's deck : ORLOP
28
Begets : SIRES
29
Purposive : TELIC
30
Deteriorate : ERODE
31
Biblical fisherman : PETER
33
Potato, for example : TUBER
36
Tenderloins : FILETS
37
Army V.I.P. : BRASSHAT
39
Makes gaudy : TINSELS
40
Smug one : PRIG
42
Dishevel: Var. : TOUSEL
45
Gentle people : DOVES
46
Concerning : ANENT
47
Mr. Ray : ALDO
48
___ of salts : DOSE
49
Bathe : LAVE
50
Rent : HIRE
51
In preference to : OVER
52
Baseball nine : TEAM
53
Recent: Prefix : CEN
54
In the know : HEP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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