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New York Times, Wednesday, May 2, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F H J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,663

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Students & seniors
Across
1. P. I. native : BATAK
6. Marriage partner : SPOUSE
12. Mandrills : BABOONS
14. Painting technique : TEMPERA
16. Asmara's land : ERITREA
17. Certain poker players : RAISERS
18. Hurok : SOL
19. Teapot affair : TEMPEST
21. Chinese pagodas : TAS
22. Europe's second largest lake : ONEGA
24. Arrowroot : PIA
25. Rock : STONE
27. Biblical wall word : MENE
28. Frown : GLUMP
30. Clears : RIDS
31. Great Plains homes : TEEPEES
33. French political units : ETATS
35. Will of films : GEER
36. Nudge : PROD
37. Fixes eggs : BEATS
39. Ventilating shaft : AIRWELL
42. Salad : SLAW
43. Attempt : ESSAY
45. Land measure : ROOD
47. Ankles : TARSI
49. Brooch : PIN
50. Animal-welfare org. : ASPCA
51. Timetable abbr. : ARR
52. Terminating : CEASING
55. Kind of poker hand : PAT
56. Begin: Sp. : INICIAR
58. Maritime tree : SEAPINE
60. Gainsayers : DENIERS
61. Occupants : TENANTS
62. Mother of King Arthur : YGERNE
63. Mild oaths : DANGS
Down
1. British title : BARONET
2. City in Lone Star state : ABILENE
3. Little one : TOT
4. Artery : AORTA
5. Shin's neighbor : KNEE
6. Continuous flow : STREAM
7. Side dish : PEAS
8. Overlooks : OMITS
9. Good times : UPS
10. Take care of a matter : SEETOIT
11. Chores : ERRANDS
12. Broom : BESOM
13. Trial assortment : SAMPLER
15. Beasts of burden : ASSES
20. Papal name : PIUS
23. Trinkets : GEEGAWS
26. Wall St. men : TRADERS
28. Brants : GEESE
29. Antoinette of theater : PERRY
32. Favorite : PET
34. Take in ___ : TOW
36. Cliburn, e.g. : PIANIST
37. Glib talk : BLARNEY
38. Jewelry item : EARRING
39. Sale condition : ASIS
40. Drooping : LOPPING
41. Chemical designations : LOCANTS
42. Sedate : STAID
44. Meager : SPARSE
46. Palm yields : DATES
48. More aloof : ICIER
50. Guam's capital : AGANA
53. Deserve : EARN
54. Require : NEED
57. Parisian business abbr. : CIE
59. Flash in the ___ : PAN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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