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New York Times, Tuesday, April 15, 1975

Author:
John Prytz
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.59, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 8, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
John Prytz has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,376

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Nonexistent Mr. Hill : SAM
4
Use the spa facilities : BATHE
9
Exclamation of disdain : PISH
13
U. S. city : RENO
14
Fatal month for 41 Across : APRIL
15
City of Italia : ROMA
16
Abbr. on a business letter : ATTN
17
Racket : NOISE
18
Fermi’s study : ATOM
19
Trip for 41 Across, with 21 Across : MAIDEN
21
See 19 Across : VOYAGE
23
Affirmative votes : AYES
25
Biblical weed : TARE
26
Destination of 41 Across : NEWYORK
29
Repeat : ITERATE
33
Mouths : ORA
34
African flies : TSETSES
36
Attention : EAR
37
Call used by 41 Across : SOS
38
Meadow : LEA
39
Spanish Mrs. : SRA
40
Superlative ending : EST
41
Its night is remembered : TITANIC
45
Harvest goddess : OPS
46
Vacation spot : SEASIDE
48
Make obscure : ECLIPSE
50
Aroma : ODOR
51
Coal stratum : SEAM
52
One of four on 41 Across : FUNNEL
55
Skirt : BYPASS
59
Curtain or horse : IRON
60
Toughen : INURE
64
Western campus : UCLA
65
___ to the hounds : RIDE
66
Taste : SAPOR
67
Chew on : GNAW
68
Direction : EAST
69
Giving the once-over : EYING
70
Fiber knot : NEP
Down
1
Bristle : SETA
2
Word with biotic or freeze : ANTI
3
Fatal day for 41 Across : MONDAY
4
Ensigns : BANNERS
5
G.I. maildrop : APO
6
Numerical prefix : TRI
7
___ nibs : HIS
8
Exalt : ELEVATE
9
Lord's ___ : PRAYER
10
Greek letter : IOTA
11
Pollution item : SMOG
12
Harness part : HAME
13
Aries : RAM
20
Small island : EYOT
22
Pitchblende et al. : ORES
24
Helter’s partner : SKELTER
25
Medicinal drinks : TISANES
26
Snoops : NOSES
27
Irregular : EROSE
28
Town in S. D. : WASTA
30
Man of morals : AESOP
31
Infield covers, for short : TARPS
32
Take out : ERASE
35
Beverage : TEA
41
High, low or spring : TIDE
42
Revere highly, London style : IDOLISE
43
Nemesis of 41 Across : ICEBERG
44
Ali's former name : CLAY
47
Poem : SONNET
49
Censure : IMPUGN
52
Discharge : FIRE
53
Genus of auks : URIA
54
Drowses : NODS
56
Skin trouble : ACNE
57
Censure : SLAP
58
Tool : SAW
61
Word of denial : NAY
62
Wire-service initials : UPI
63
Nessen : RON

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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