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New York Times, Monday, April 23, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,654

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Spring school event : PROM
5. Adjective suffix : ICAL
9. Bridge or poker : GAME
13. Hurdy-gurdy : ROTA
14. Parcel out : DOLE
15. N. Y. city : UTICA
17. Island in Taiwan Strait : AMOY
18. Uncalled-for burden : IMPOSITION
20. Like the Mariana Trench : DEEP
21. Brit. decorations : OMS
22. ___ million : ONEINA
23. Greek mountain : OSSA
25. U. S. agents : GMEN
26. Marquand's George and others : APLEYS
28. Awkward : UNADEPT
32. "Blessed are the ___ heart" : PUREIN
33. School occasion : CLASSDAY
34. ___ Baba : ALI
35. Gap : CHASM
37. Shetland viol : GUE
38. Cosmetics : MASCARAS
41. Slanted surfaces : BEVELS
44. Research group : SEMINAR
45. Small rodents : MURIDS
46. Swift: Fr. : VITE
47. Spread : OLEO
48. St. Francis's birthplace : ASSISI
51. Hawaiian dish : POI
52. Dilatory : LATE
56. Some hobbyists : COLLECTORS
58. Welsh name : EVAN
59. Picture-taker's word : SMILE
60. Dill : ANET
61. Following : NEXT
62. Terrapin subfamily : EMYD
63. Holzman and Grange : REDS
64. Beethoven's "Archduke," e.g. : TRIO
Down
1. Horse, in Australia : PRAD
2. It burned to music : ROME
3. U. S. Indian : OTOE
4. Spring symbol : MAYPOLE
5. Peculiar : IDIOSYNCRATIC
6. Pauses : COMMAS
7. High peaks : ALPS
8. Papal name : LEO
9. Old English coins : GUINEAS
10. Gives heed to : ATTENDS
11. Date in 11th century : MIII
12. School subject: Abbr. : ECON
16. Collection of sayings : ANA
19. Lady Macbeth and others : SOMNAMBULISTS
24. Italian six : SEI
25. Persian roses : GULS
26. Large rooms : AULAE
27. Light refractor : PRISM
29. Moved gradually : EDGED
30. Revere and others : PAULS
31. Spar chains : TYES
32. Jacks of clubs : PAMS
33. Instance, in Paris : CAS
36. Hounds' quarry : HARE
39. In a polite way : CIVILLY
40. Medicinal plant : ANISEED
42. Poetic word : ERE
43. Intense : VIOLENT
45. Anchored : MOORED
48. Elec. currents : ACS
49. "___ Enchanted Evening" : SOME
50. Kind of pickings : SLIM
51. Corn bread : PONE
53. Declare : AVER
54. Street sight : TAXI
55. Within: Prefix : ENTO
57. Gob : TAR

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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