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New York Times, Monday, February 12, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,584

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Take off a topper : DOFF
5
Flightless bird : MOA
8
Material for urban lungs : SMOG
12
Papal veil : ORALE
13
Eastern ruler : AMIR
15
Revere : PAUL
16
Sherlock Holmes's street : BAKER
17
London's Chinese district : LIMEHOUSE
19
Dueling sword : EPEE
20
Cockney's "Stop!" : ALT
21
London doctors' street : HARLEY
22
Apartment upkeep : RENTAL
24
Large President : TAFT
25
Traffic warning : SLO
26
Italian noblewoman : CONTESSA
30
London bridlepath : ROTTENROW
34
No longer active: Abbr. : RETD
35
Military address : APO
36
Percolating : SEEPING
39
London youth type : MOD
40
Dozes : NODS
42
Ranches of S. A. : ESTANCIAS
44
Young ball fan's friend : KNOTHOLE
47
___ Paulo : SAO
48
Deteriorates : ROTS
49
London's Marble and Admiralty : ARCHES
53
London tailors' row : SAVILE
56
Babylonian god : BEL
58
Glasswort : KALI
59
London square : TRAFALGAR
61
Those opposed : ANTIS
62
Mets : NINE
63
London's foreign quarter : SOHO
64
Plants : SEEDS
65
Lip : SASS
66
Helpers of M. D.'s : RNS
67
London's soapbox park : HYDE
Down
1
Hang of clothes : DRAPE
2
Kind of bucket : OAKEN
3
London's newspaper quarter : FLEETST
4
___-de-lance : FER
5
London's Pall ___ : MALL
6
Leave out : OMIT
7
Purpose : AIM
8
Big spender : SPORTER
9
Handle roughly : MAUL
10
Cockney dwelling : OUSE
11
Wet soil layer : GLEY
12
Above: Ger. : OBER
14
Actress Ada : REHAN
18
Handle : HAFT
20
Without help : ALONE
23
British festivals : ALES
24
Namely : TOWIT
26
Thicket : COPSE
27
Kind of trailer : SEMI
28
Greek porch : STOA
29
Totals : ADDS
30
File's cousin : RANK
31
Cockney's invitation to climb aboard : OPON
32
Stir : TODO
33
Dances : REELS
37
Kind of twang : NASAL
38
Growl : GNAR
41
Struggles : STRIFES
43
H-dropper : COCKNEY
45
Spanish greeting : HOLA
46
Cockney inns : OTELS
50
Detested : HATED
51
Strike out : ELIDE
52
Before "boom, bah" : SISS
53
Paddington and Waterloo: Abbr. : STNS
54
Melody : ARIA
55
Lorries : VANS
56
German pike : BAHN
57
Love god : EROS
60
___ blimey! : GOR
61
Cockney's mishmash : ASH

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 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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