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New York Times, Saturday, December 8, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J Z }, Scrabble score: 326 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,883

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Samoan harbor : PAGOPAGO
9. Calif. peak : SHASTA
15. Culture medium : AGARAGAR
16. Tooth yellower : TARTAR
17. War operations : BOMBINGS
18. Air-raid gun : ACKACK
19. Oil: Abbr. : LUB
20. Major, in music : DUR
21. Black or red item : INK
22. Extinct bird : MOA
23. U. S. patriot : OTIS
25. Water pits : SUMPS
27. Draw : LIMN
28. Protest tactic : SITIN
30. Mauna ___ : LOA
31. Nursemaids : NANAS
32. French silks : SOIES
34. Bathhouse : CABANA
35. Pompous ___ : ASS
38. Biblical rebel : ABSALOM
40. Beach rescue post: Abbr. : LSS
41. Greek poetess : SAPPHO
43. Poetic feet : IAMBS
45. Novices : TYROS
46. Boxscore abbr. : PCT
47. Youth-group branches : YMCAS
51. "On ___ mark . . . " : YOUR
52. Aggressive : PUSHY
54. Jargon : CANT
55. Rutledge : ANN
56. Plead : BEG
57. Joker : WAG
59. Statute, in France : LOI
60. Indian metropolis : NAGPUR
62. Chicken dish : COQAUVIN
64. All about : AROUND
65. Tying securely : TRUSSING
66. Coleridge's paradise : XANADU
67. Snow wear : SKIPANTS
Down
1. Picasso et al. : PABLOS
2. S. A. rodent : AGOUTI
3. Chess word : GAMBIT
4. Sphere : ORB
5. Stamp on a receipt : PAID
6. ___ Dei : AGNUS
7. Moves to curtail debate : GAGRULES
8. Alternatives : ORS
9. Smith and Musial : STANS
10. Bad writer : HACK
11. See 29 Down : ARK
12. Of endurance : STAMINAL
13. Residents of a Wash. city : TACOMANS
14. Major U. S. river : ARKANSAS
21. S. A. people : IPA
24. Family member : SIS
26. Inlaid decorations : MOSAICS
27. Research place : LAB
29. Rain shelter, with 11 Down : NOAHS
31. ___-pamby : NAMBY
33. African native : IBO
34. Naval officer: Abbr. : COM
35. Hector's son : ASTYANAX
36. Goodbye on the Ginza : SAYONARA
37. Made a surprise attack : SPRUNGON
39. Wood backing : LATHWORK
42. By, in Spain : POR
44. Editor's abbr. : SMC
46. Small dog : PUG
48. Protestant reformer : CALVIN
49. Rub with oil : ANOINT
50. Bee mementos : STINGS
52. Hidden : PERDU
53. Mexican Indian : YAQUI
56. Pro-Nazi group : BUND
58. Surprised sound : GASP
61. East Indian hemp : PUA
62. Coins: Abbr. : CTS
63. Neighbor of Mex. : USA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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