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New York Times, Thursday, March 1, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { F J X Y }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,601

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Exist : ARE
4. Roomier : AMPLER
10. Bits of info : ANA
13. Arctic sight : BERG
15. Fly, in Italy : VOLARE
16. Soft shoe, for short : MOC
17. Equal : EVEN
18. Ephemeral : EVANESCENT
20. Stall for time : TEMPORIZE
22. Avid reader : PORER
23. Prefix for pod or angle : TRI
24. Sailing : ASEA
25. Get there : ARRIVE
26. Land holdings : ESTATES
28. Charming and Charles : PRINCES
29. Film part : REEL
30. Unmusical anatomy : TINEARS
31. Bawdy : LEWD
35. Starchy foodstuff : SAGO
36. Golf club : BRASSIE
39. Consumer : USER
43. Pasture grasses : REDTOPS
44. Prickly plant : THISTLE
47. Modernize : UPDATE
48. ___ Shan (Asian range) : TIAN
49. Serling : ROD
50. Type: Fr. : SORTE
51. Window-display item : MANNEQUIN
53. Oddballs : QUEERDUCKS
55. Brink : EDGE
56. Us, in Leipzig : UNS
57. Shoe lining : INSOLE
58. Iniquitous places : DENS
59. Sullivan and Wynn : EDS
60. Village in Flanders : CASSEL
61. "___ Girls" : LES
Down
1. Build ___ mousetrap : ABETTER
2. Auto gear : REVERSE
3. Recluse : EREMITE
4. Against : AVERSE
5. Films : MOVIES
6. "___ Suite" : PLAZA
7. Highway division : LANE
8. Poetic word : ERE
9. Fix the sofa : RESPRING
10. Vespucci's namesake : AMERICA
11. "Pinafore" refrain : NONEVER
12. Cast member : ACTRESS
14. Economic yardstick: Abbr. : GNP
19. Horny : CORNEOUS
21. Kind of meal or cake : OAT
25. Diva's output : ARIA
27. Regional, as in sports : ALLSTATE
28. J.F.K. boats : PTS
32. Abstruse : ESOTERIC
33. Dry the dishes : WIPE
34. ___ Moines : DES
36. Abrupt : BRUSQUE
37. Hit again : REPOUND
38. Speech : ADDRESS
40. Pastry : STRUDEL
41. Remote: Fr. : ELOIGNE
42. Sign of embarrassment : REDNESS
44. Bell sound : TINKLE
45. Gretel's brother : HANSEL
46. Suffix with glass or opal : INE
48. Tortillas : TACOS
51. Rumple : MUSS
52. Math initials : QED
54. Nucleic acid : DNA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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