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New York Times, Thursday, March 4, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,873

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Place for a nest : LIMB
5
Wicker: Var. : RATAN
10
Moslem priest : IMAM
14
Eastern name : ABOU
15
School, in Nice : ECOLE
16
"Then there were ___" : NONE
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Auto-racing city, with "Le" : MANS
18
Compacts : CONCORDATS
20
Karamazovs, e.g. : BROTHERS
22
Spreads rumors : NOISES
23
Early astronaut : GLENN
24
Wood support : SLAT
25
Lorn : BEREFT
27
Adam's possession, in a way : SPARERIB
31
Women with ___ : APAST
32
Son of Noah : SHEM
33
Finished : DONE
34
Taste : SIP
35
Petty tyrants : SATRAPS
38
Famous fifty: Abbr. : USA
39
Educ. place : SCHL
41
Onion's relative : LEEK
42
Beer : LAGER
44
Hardened : OSSIFIED
46
Adorns, old style : DIGHTS
47
Brought up : BRED
48
Vessel : LINER
49
"My Sister ___" : EILEEN
52
Moon area : DARKSIDE
55
Building foundation : STEREOBATE
57
Entrance : ADIT
58
Headquarters : SEAT
59
Eastern queens : RANIS
60
McCarthy, to friends : GENE
61
Gardner : ERLE
62
Viewpoint : SLANT
63
Raw materials : ORES
Down
1
Farm animal : LAMB
2
Structural unit : IBAR
3
Certain treatises : MONOGRAPHS
4
Moves with energy : BUSTLES
5
Not long since : RECENT
6
Kind of squash : ACORN
7
Weights : TONS
8
Liquor ingredient: Abbr. : ALC
9
Illumination unit : NEONLAMP
10
Put in writing : INDITED
11
Struthious birds : MOAS
12
Prefix for bellum : ANTE
13
Dinner of a kind : MESS
19
Surf sound : ROAR
21
Lifts : HEFTS
24
___ one's piece : SPEAK
25
Singer : BASSO
26
Memorable works : EPICS
27
Fragment : SHRED
28
Cavalryman with T. R. : ROUGHRIDER
29
Garment addition : INSET
30
Pooh's cousins : BEARS
32
Arab : STEED
36
Transferrers of property : ALIENORS
37
Move furtively : SLINK
40
One of a French trio : LIBERTE
43
Long in the past : AGESAGO
45
Word with port or lance : FREE
46
Most serious : DIREST
48
High-school subject : LATIN
49
Actual being : ESSE
50
Relative of via : ITER
51
Faithful, in Scotland : LEAL
52
Famous editor : DANA
53
Eat : DINE
54
Seasons in Nice : ETES
56
Remainder: Abbr. : BAL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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