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New York Times, Saturday, April 12, 1975

Author:
Sara V. Tuckerman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,373

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Throng : SWARM
6. ___-kiri : HARA
10. Tedious : SLOW
14. Banned : TABOO
15. Old Greek coin : OBOL
16. Tree : PINE
17. Cross as ___ : ABEAR
18. Decorative gables : PEDIMENTS
20. Hags : BELDAMES
22. Bar of metal : INGOT
23. Insipid : BLAH
24. Fort Knox specialty : GOLD
26. Turnkey, in England : GAOLER
29. Scandinavian noble : JARL
30. Spanish Mrs. : SRA
33. Bring to ruin : UNDO
34. Red wine : CHAMBERTIN
37. ___ around (linger) : STICK
39. Kimono accessory : OBI
40. Former U. N. leader : THANT
41. Filibusters : TALKATHONS
44. Gaelic : ERSE
45. Rah, in Spain : OLE
46. Drive out : ROUT
47. Tied up : MOORED
49. Sunnybrook, e.g. : FARM
50. Dental tools : BURS
51. Medieval helmet : ARMET
54. Arrow-shaped : SAGITTAL
58. London thoroughfare : WHITEHALL
61. Rhone tributary : SAONE
62. Hawaiian goose : NENE
63. Calla lily : ARUM
64. U. S. Chief Justice, 1941–46 : STONE
65. Port of Egypt : SAID
66. Well-known gardener : MARY
67. "___ for every state" : ASTAR
Down
1. Attempt : STAB
2. Jabberwocky word : WABE
3. U.S. labor leader : ABEL
4. Barricade : ROADBLOCK
5. Esprit de corps : MORALE
6. Chinese province : HOPEH
7. Mayor Beame et al. : ABES
8. Divining or fishing : ROD
9. Eastern name : ALI
10. Use up : SPEND
11. Burbot : LING
12. Wise : ONTO
13. Dame Rebecca : WEST
19. "Angelus" painter : MILLET
21. Chagall : MARC
24. Urchin : GAMIN
25. Sphere : ORB
26. Zest : GUSTO
27. Conductor Dorati : ANTAL
28. "Swan Lake" character : ODILE
29. Frilly neckwear : JABOT
30. Belle or Brenda : STARR
31. Hair job : RINSE
32. Paid up : ANTED
35. Uninteresting : HOHUM
36. Light-regulating devices : RHEOSTATS
38. Method of self-defense : KARATE
42. Peak : TOR
43. Complacent : SMUG
48. Indian state : ORISSA
49. Entertained : FETED
50. Daft : BALMY
51. Grain bristles : AWNS
52. S. A. bird : RHEA
53. Kind of skirt : MINI
54. Musical sign : SLUR
55. Traffic sound : TOOT
56. Mrs. Leonowens : ANNA
57. Certain look : LEER
59. Actor or operator : HAM
60. Constellation : ARA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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