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New York Times, Friday, April 27, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,658

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Pacifiers : SOPS
5. Detail : ITEM
9. Stupid : CRASS
14. Migrate : TREK
15. Type of aircraft, for short : GIRO
16. Kind of theater, for short : LEGIT
17. Numerical prefix : OCTA
18. Undiluted : NEAT
19. Unique : ALONE
20. "___ and we'll all . . . " : WAITFORTHEWAGON
23. Swarm : TEEM
24. Snake : ASP
25. Brawl : AFFRAY
27. From, in Paris : DES
29. German admiral : SPEE
33. Rookery : ROOST
34. Button's place : HOLE
35. Miscues : ERRS
36. French shield : ECU
37. Shoulder bone : SCAPULA
40. Cereal : OAT
41. Coagulate : CURD
43. City in U.S.S.R. : OREL
44. Billiard shot : MASSE
46. Fox of Africa : ASSE
47. Little Edward : NED
48. Military maneuver : PINCER
49. Fabulous bird : ROC
51. ___ about : ONOR
52. Kind of suit : BREACHOFPROMISE
60. Forgive : REMIT
61. Confront : MEET
62. Retired : ABED
63. Roman official : EDILE
64. Shrub genus : ITEA
65. Tony of golf fame : LEMA
66. Defeat : WORST
67. Archer of note : TELL
68. River to the North Sea : YSER
Down
1. Pack : STOW
2. Killer whale : ORCA
3. Small cakes : PETITFOURS
4. Hans Brinker and friends : SKATERS
5. Disgrace, old style : IGNOMY
6. One who fixes shoelaces : TIER
7. Quod ___ demonstrandum : ERAT
8. Candle circler : MOTH
9. Lobster servings : CLAWS
10. Backslide : RELAPSE
11. Eager : AGOG
12. Word form for an Asian : SINO
13. British carbine : STEN
21. Accomplishments : FEATS
22. Stand : EASEL
25. Betel palm : ARECA
26. Pinpoint : FOCUS
27. ___ out (figured) : DOPED
28. Jewish month : ELUL
30. Outlaws : PROSCRIBES
31. Remove : ERASE
32. Source of ethyl : ESTER
34. Belgian ___ : HARE
38. Marine shell : CONCH
39. Kind of acid : AMINO
42. Throws off course : DERAILS
45. Incongruity : ANOMALY
48. Entrance : PORTAL
50. Musical composition : OCTET
52. Concoct : BREW
53. Decorate again : REDO
54. Arabian V.I.P. : EMIR
55. Neglect : OMIT
56. Entertain : FETE
57. React to a sunburn : PEEL
58. Dotted : SEME
59. Biblical tower : EDAR

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

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