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New York Times, Friday, February 11, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.59, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 361 (avg 1.92)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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Students & seniors
Across
1. A beginning : ABCDEF
7. Resort : SPA
10. Modern painter : DALI
14. Dull : BORING
15. Mother Goose mother : OLDWOMAN
17. Sufficient : ENOUGH
18. Dresses tawdrily : BEDIZENS
19. Bar-le-___ : DUC
20. ___ de veau (sweetbread) : RIS
22. Winner's take, at times : ALL
23. Asian holiday : TET
24. Occasional limit : SKY
26. Spread : JAM
28. Emulate Dürer : ETCH
30. Graceless : AWKWARD
33. Injection, for short : HYPO
36. Dogbane : RAUWOLFIA
39. Stingy one : MISER
40. Einstein's birthplace : ULM
41. Friend, in France : AMI
42. Daughter of Cadmus : INO
44. Three, in Italy : TRE
45. Half of Pepys's sign-off : TOBED
47. Midwestern address : STLOUISMO
50. Fling : HURL
51. Eliot's ending for the world : WHIMPER
52. Wife of Cuchulainn : EMER
54. Et ___ (and the following) : SEQ
55. Network : ABC
58. Shoemaker's tool : AWL
60. Business group: Abbr. : NAM
62. Digits: Abbr. : NRS
64. Goose eggs : OOO
66. Flooding : DILUVIAL
69. Chickweed : SPURRY
71. Kind of geometry : ANALYTIC
72. Medicinal tea : TISANE
73. Western hill : MESA
74. Missouri initials : HST
75. An ending : UVWXYZ
Down
1. Retired : ABED
2. Free extra : BONUS
3. Kitchen container : CROCK
4. Island off India : DIU
5. Tech grad: Abbr. : ENGR
6. A middle : FGHIJKLM
7. Weep : SOB
8. Court entry : PLEA
9. Confused : ADDLED
10. Egg quantity: Abbr. : DOZ
11. Gem stones : AMETHYSTS
12. Traffic channel : LANE
13. M.I.T., e.g. : INST
16. Droop : WILT
21. Long-snouted sea ray : SAWFISH
25. Relative of pitch : YAW
27. Spring month in France : MAI
29. Daley's city: Abbr. : CHI
31. Blue dye : WOAD
32. Conductors, engineers, etc. : RAILMEN
34. Hairdo, for short : PERM
35. Mountain: Prefix : OREO
36. Yankee great : RUTH
37. Family name in baseball : ALOU
38. Shields of a sort : UMBRELLAS
39. Grimace : MOUE
43. A middle (continued) : NOPQRSTU
46. Tree : ELM
48. Poetic contraction : TIS
49. Gershwin : IRA
51. Apparition : WRAITH
53. Be covetous : ENVY
56. Cleansing agent : BORAX
57. Trite : CORNY
58. Genesis name : ADAM
59. Port, for one : WINE
61. But, in Paris : MAIS
63. Hanger-on, in Britain : SPIV
65. Court cry : OYEZ
67. Diminutive ending : ULA
68. W.W. II ship : LCT
70. Etc., in Bonn : USW

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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