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New York Times, Friday, March 30, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,630

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Asian sheep : SHAS
5. Cowboy : ROPER
10. Perry : COMO
14. Tropical balsam : TOLU
15. Cape of Antarctica : ADARE
16. Way off : AFAR
17. Mischa or Leopold : AUER
18. Blue-jean material : DENIM
19. ___ and shine : RISE
20. Title claimed by both N.Y.C. and Phila. : GRAFFITICAPITAL
23. Bikini parts : BRAS
24. Toff : NOB
25. Native of Upolu : SAMOAN
28. Work over : REDO
30. Kitty : POT
33. Site of ancient Troy : TROAS
34. Fabled : LEGENDARY
36. Sikorsky : IGOR
37. Diffident : TIMID
38. Russian river : URAL
39. Heavy : PONDEROUS
41. Soap plant : AMOLE
42. English cathedral town : ELY
43. Misdeeds : SINS
44. Ibsen's Hedda : GABLER
45. Viper : ASP
46. Teasdale : SARA
47. Outfielder Allen's epithet for Philadelphia : ARMPITOFAMERICA
55. Half-mask : LOUP
56. Gentle as ___ : ALAMB
57. De ___ (too much) : TROP
58. Word with speed or house : FULL
59. Twangy : NASAL
60. Caen's river : ORNE
61. Salt tree : ATLE
62. ___ nous : ENTRE
63. American cartoonist : NAST
Down
1. Game animal : STAG
2. Man of the ___ : HOUR
3. Title for Athena : ALEA
4. Oahu shore gear : SURFBOARD
5. Arc of a circle : RADIAN
6. U. S. dramatist : ODETS
7. Polish title : PANI
8. Ambler : ERIC
9. Held for trial : REMANDED
10. West Indies native : CARIB
11. "Think nothing ___" : OFIT
12. Tamale ingredient : MASA
13. Soviet city : OREL
21. Angelico et al. : FRAS
22. Mastwood : POON
25. Plant stalk : STIPE
26. Crude tartar : ARGOL
27. Dreamy : MOONY
28. Mythical twin : REMUS
29. Shield : EGIS
30. Word of mouth : PAROL
31. Papal vestment : ORALE
32. U. S. President : TYLER
34. Symbol of Britain : LION
35. City on the Clyde : DUMBARTON
37. Plane-fuel additive : TRIPTANE
40. They, in Italy : ESSI
41. Rhine tributary : AARE
44. Patronize a casino : GAMBLE
45. Mom's kind of pie : APPLE
46. P. I. island : SAMAR
47. Esparto grass : ALFA
48. Defeat badly : ROUT
49. Ponder, with "over" : MULL
50. Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
51. Speedy : FAST
52. Babylonian war god : IRRA
53. Cheats : CONS
54. In ___ (sulking) : APET

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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