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New York Times, Thursday, April 5, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,636

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Excites : WORKSUP
8. Finish : PLAYOUT
15. Silly : ASININE
16. Dante's last home : RAVENNA
17. Join, as a meeting : SITINON
18. Alfresco : OPENAIR
19. Fuel : PEAT
20. S. A. animal : TAPIR
22. Sault ___ Marie : STE
23. Time periods: Abbr. : YRS
24. According to one view : INASENSE
27. Old pro : STAGER
28. Endow with a right : VEST
32. Early hotel-lobby fixture : CUSPIDOR
35. Slum : GHETTO
37. Stimulate : ENLIVEN
38. One with a smile : GRINNER
39. Singer Harry : LAUDER
40. Awned : ARISTATE
41. Bait : LURE
42. Atomic tests : BLASTS
43. Meditates : REFLECTS
46. Fortify : ARM
49. Draft initials : SSS
52. Relative : NIECE
53. Island in Formosa Strait : AMOY
54. Hires : TAKESON
56. Complete, as a questionnaire : FILLOUT
59. Briefly : INAWORD
60. Dig up : UNEARTH
61. Checks : RETARDS
62. Simon and others : LEGREES
Down
1. Snappish : WASPY
2. Willow : OSIER
3. Hayworth et al. : RITAS
4. Fabric type : KNIT
5. Sabbath topic : SIN
6. Spanish number : UNO
7. Arlington landmark : PENTAGON
8. Decorous : PROPER
9. Inexpensive fur : LAPIN
10. Declares : AVERS
11. Desire : YEN
12. Fuegians : ONAS
13. Military body : UNIT
14. Weight deduction : TARE
21. Biblical son : ASER
24. Noun suffix : ITIVE
25. No. 1 Raider : NADER
26. Episodes : EVENTS
27. Black widow : SPIDER
29. Volcano : ETNA
30. Printer's mark : STET
31. Split : TORE
32. Monk's quarters : CELL
33. Sloth : UNAU
34. Musical line : SLUR
35. ___ for one's mill : GRIST
36. Sounds for attention : HISTS
38. Like Pavlova : GRACEFUL
40. Guinness : ALEC
42. Certain whiskies : BLENDS
44. Belgian painter : ENSOR
45. Oslo, for one : FIORD
46. Love, in Italy : AMORE
47. Postman's concern : ROUTE
48. Legends : MYTHS
49. ___ crazy : STIR
50. Healthy : SANE
51. Card game : SKAT
53. Wing-shaped : ALAR
55. Oahu town : EWA
57. Feminine suffix : INE
58. Give a ___ up : LEG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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