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New York Times, Friday, March 16, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,616

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Exam : ORAL
5
Freshen : RENEW
10
Pagan sculptor’s work : IDOL
14
Set amount : DOSE
15
Heep : URIAH
16
Gulf, to Renoir : BAIE
17
Words of discovery : OHHO
18
Artist : BOTTICELLI
20
Artist : REYNOLDS
22
Women’s wear in Delhi : SARIS
23
Toward shelter : ALEE
24
Toiletries case : ETUI
25
Trees, in the Ardennes : ARBRES
28
Artist : DELSARTO
32
Neckwear : BEADS
33
Martinique volcano : PELEE
34
Chit : IOU
35
___ time (never) : ATNO
36
Charcoal artist’s gear : PAPER
37
Whole’s component : PART
38
Kind of train: Abbr. : FRT
39
“Good luck!,” in Seville : SALUD
40
Art style : GENRE
41
Artist, with Lautrec : TOULOUSE
43
Artist : POTTER
44
With a deft hand : ABLY
45
Beauty spot : MOLE
46
Malaysian cloth : BATIK
48
Artist : MONDRIAN
52
Artist : MODIGLIANI
54
Year St. Peter’s was begun : MDVI
55
Edda hero : ODIN
56
Toastmaster : EMCEE
57
Long time : AEON
58
N. Y. players : METS
59
Positions at bridge : EASTS
60
Strange: Prefix : XENO
Down
1
Fragrance : ODOR
2
Mies van der ___ : ROHE
3
Pallid : ASHY
4
Artist : LEONARDO
5
Russian money : RUBLES
6
Eat away : ERODE
7
Parasite eggs : NITS
8
Ingest : EAT
9
Artist : WHISTLER
10
Michener locale : IBERIA
11
Artist : DALI
12
Artists’ mediums : OILS
13
Oahu florist’s creation : LEI
19
Partner of effect : CAUSE
21
Cheers, in Seville : OLES
24
Fished : EELED
25
Toward the stern : ABAFT
26
Prefix for grade or active : RETRO
27
Major African language : BANTU
28
Illinois village : DEPUE
29
Laughing : RIANT
30
Tower, to El Greco : TORRE
31
___ space : OUTER
33
Loss of function : PALSY
36
Artist : PAULKLEE
37
Artist : PETERMAX
39
Ferber opus : SOBIG
40
Glittery color : GOLD
42
Brazilians, e.g. : LATINS
43
Rosa Bonheur subjects : PONIES
45
Artist : MONET
46
Portend : BODE
47
Mine access : ADIT
48
Certain apples, for short : MACS
49
___ fixe : IDEE
50
Warwick’s river : AVON
51
Boxer Benvenuti : NINO
52
Subject for 9 Down : MOM
53
“___ lone cowhand . . . ” : IMA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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