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New York Times, Wednesday, March 7, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F G J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,607

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Reporter's coup of yore : SCOOP
6. Alioth, for one : STAR
10. Arizona city : MESA
14. Go, in France : ALLER
15. Weight of India : TOLA
16. Like much of Arabia : ARID
17. Military group : CADRE
18. Harsh cry: Var. : YAUP
19. Thing, in Italy : COSA
20. Ems or Evian : SPA
21. 1950 musical : CALLMEMADAM
24. Incentives : STIMULI
26. Fred's sister : ADELE
27. Frame : CHASSIS
29. Well-known signature song : NOLA
31. Star or stone : LODE
32. Sleeping cars : PULLMANS
36. Arabian garment : ABA
37. Aida's love : RADAMES
40. Quick swim : DIP
41. French estates : DOMAINES
43. Val : LACE
44. Therefore: Fr. : DONC
45. Flower clusters : RACEMES
48. U.A.R. name : SADAT
51. Orators : RHETORS
53. Yucca : ADAMSNEEDLE
55. Ott : MEL
58. Zola novel : NANA
59. Argentine people : IPAS
60. Sheer fabric : VOILE
62. "The way of ___ with . . . " : AMAN
63. Italian resort : LIDO
64. Shaw : ARTIE
65. French writer : ANET
66. Mythical river : STYX
67. Hungarian composer : LEHAR
Down
1. Western Indians : SACS
2. Sharp sound : CLAP
3. Like some stories : OLDASADAM
4. "The strife is ___" : OER
5. Summary : PRECIS
6. Phonograph needle : STYLUS
7. "And ___ a good night" : TOALL
8. Aircraft metal : ALUMINUM
9. Plunder : RAPE
10. Road covering : MACADAM
11. Undermine : ERODE
12. Rope fiber : SISAL
13. "There is nothin' like ___" : ADAME
22. "___ Blue?" : AMI
23. Promenades : MALLS
25. Part of Mao's name : TSE
27. Covered : CLAD
28. Rider of the rods : HOBO
30. Bravo! : OLE
32. Dance step : PAS
33. Noted economist : ADAMSMITH
34. Riviera city : NICE
35. Goddess of hope : SPES
37. Disturbances : RIOTS
38. Sothern : ANN
39. Dilapidated : DECREPIT
42. Unyielding : ADAMANT
43. Irish sea god : LER
45. A. L. team : REDSOX
46. Ocean: Abbr. : ATL
47. Contemporary : COEVAL
48. Yemen's capital : SANAA
49. Not give ___ : ADAMN
50. Mother of Perseus : DANAE
52. Intoxicating : HEADY
54. Actor Asther : NILS
56. Essay name : ELIA
57. Certain look : LEER
61. Bauxite : ORE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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