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New York Times, Monday, April 17, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 249 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,283

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Set firmly : POSIT
6
Psychedelic drug : LSD
9
Scenic view : SCAPE
14
Become active : ARISE
15
Greek goddess : ATE
16
Rings : TOLLS
17
Winchester, for one : CATHEDRAL
19
Governs : RULES
20
W. W. II area : ETO
21
Use the dotted line : SIGN
22
Take for ___ : ARIDE
23
Budget item : RENT
25
Turf : SOD
26
For men only : STAG
27
Whale : ORC
29
Pledge : OBLIGATE
33
Reign of ___ : TERROR
36
Recent: Prefix : NEO
37
English college : ETON
38
Scottish explorer : RAE
39
Inferior : BENEATH
42
Choose : OPT
43
Parts of a circle : ARCS
45
Spanish two : DOS
46
Like some fans after a game : HOARSE
48
Court statement : PLEADING
50
Foundation : BED
51
Scheme : PLOT
52
U. S. Indian : REE
54
Olive color : DRAB
58
Gluts : SATES
60
Roberts : ORAL
62
Tokyo, formerly : EDO
63
Inheritors : HEIRS
64
Now : CURRENTLY
66
In agreement : ATONE
67
Numerical prefix : UNI
68
Vamp : SIREN
69
Estate : MANOR
70
Dentist's degree : DDS
71
Germ cell : SPORE
Down
1
Racehorse : PACER
2
Sound off : ORATE
3
Squelch : SITON
4
Somewhat: Suffix : ISH
5
Pegs : TEES
6
Florida Key : LARGO
7
Be stubborn : STANDONESGROUND
8
Convention man: Abbr. : DEL
9
Layer: Prefix : STRATI
10
Spirit : COURAGE
11
Everglades denizen : ALLIGATOR
12
Entreated : PLED
13
Actual being : ESSE
18
Disgrace : DISCREDIT
24
Rocky pinnacle : TOR
26
Animal of India : SLOTHBEAR
28
Commit a crime : ROB
30
Miss Lillie : BEA
31
Excels : TOPS
32
Grafted, in heraldry : ENTE
33
Golfers' bane : TRAP
34
Nobleman : EARL
35
Bridal event : RECEPTION
40
Pierre's denial : NON
41
Farming tool : HOE
44
Italian port : SALERNO
47
Total : ADD
49
Pannier : DOSSER
53
"To ___ human . . . " : ERRIS
55
Kind of rocket : RETRO
56
U. S. reformer : ADLER
57
River in Ireland : BOYNE
58
Fraud : SHAM
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P. I. native : AETA
61
Without: Suffix : LESS
64
Cow's concern : CUD
65
Tang : NIP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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