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New York Times, Saturday, March 11, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F V W Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,246

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Scanty : SLIM
5
Texas fort : ALAMO
10
Child's word : MAMA
14
Code word for L : LIMA
15
Moslem coin : DINAR
16
Adjective suffix : ICAL
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Gravel ridges : OSAR
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Executive quality : LEADERSHIP
20
Nevada activity : GAMBLING
22
Homeric hero : AENEAS
23
Women's ___ : LIB
24
Ham's medium : RADIO
26
Mab or Maud : QUEEN
29
Binge : JAG
30
Affected smile : SMIRK
34
German city : ULM
35
Glaze : ENAMEL
38
Vanity case : ETUI
39
Vast : OCEANIC
41
Most stingy : NEAREST
43
Manage : TEND
44
Winter athlete : SKATER
46
Encountered : MET
47
Passion : ARDOR
49
Abstract being : ENS
50
Untidy : MESSY
52
Trivial : PETTY
54
Duck genus : AEX
55
Rag : TATTER
58
Microorganisms : BACTERIA
63
Fails : STRIKESOUT
65
Obey : MIND
66
Mars: Prefix : AREO
67
Push slightly : NUDGE
68
Trudge : PLOD
69
Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
70
Trifled : TOYED
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Some bills : TENS
Down
1
Walk heavily : SLOG
2
Louvre name : LISA
3
Mosque priest : IMAM
4
Type of cake : MARBLE
5
Improvise : ADLIB
6
Property charge : LIEN
7
Reorganized word : ANAGRAM
8
Carroll's hatter : MAD
9
Mountain nymph : OREAD
10
Error in designation : MISNOMER
11
Yearn : ACHE
12
Crab genus : MAIA
13
Gran Paradiso's range : ALPS
19
Old Brazilian money : REIS
21
Fabric : LINEN
25
Proxies : AGENTS
26
Share : QUOTA
27
Executive hazard : ULCER
28
Correct : EMEND
29
Potato skin : JACKET
31
Details : ITEMS
32
Tricks : RUSES
33
Card-game pot : KITTY
36
Yugoslav city : NIS
37
Light-Horse Harry : LEE
40
Espousal : ADOPTION
42
Medieval helmet : ARMET
45
"Has ___ here seen . . . ?" : ANYBODY
48
Fume : REEK
51
Tax-loophole word : EXEMPT
53
English river : TRENT
54
Served : ACTED
55
Peter, e.g. : TSAR
56
Italian town : ATRI
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Family ___ : TREE
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German eye : AUGE
60
Miff : RILE
61
Sharing : INON
62
Totals : ADDS
64
___ loco (in one's own place) : SUO

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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