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New York Times, Wednesday, May 24, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,320

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Christiania, today : OSLO
5
Horse : ARAB
9
French revolutionist : MARAT
14
" . . . peas in ___" : APOD
15
Recital number : SOLO
16
Restaurateur of film : ALICE
17
Coin of England : SOVEREIGN
19
Fortification : REDAN
20
Dutch town : EDE
21
Rival of Mozart : SALIERI
23
Freudian basics : IDS
24
City in Russia : SEROV
26
Heavenly : EDENIC
28
Trail : SPOOR
31
African tribe : WATUSI
34
Warsaw, for instance : PACT
37
Greek letters : NUS
38
Verdi's Moor : OTELLO
39
Supply: Fr. : EQUIPER
41
Gourmandize : OVEREAT
42
Whispered items : RUMORS
43
Man from Illinois : ABE
44
Late-show canine : ASTA
45
Pupil's need : TABLET
46
Doctrine : TENET
48
Aspen or Brighton : RESORT
50
Shelf : LEDGE
54
Constellation : ARA
56
Jinns : SPIRITS
59
Southerner of 1860's : REB
60
Indian : HINDU
62
March exit : LIKEALAMB
64
Happen : OCCUR
65
Collar : ETON
66
Summit : ACME
67
"When she got ___, the . . . " : THERE
68
Fender flaw : DENT
69
Incite : GOAD
Down
1
Certain stopovers : OASES
2
English potter : SPODE
3
Adorer : LOVER
4
Grecian urn inscription : ODE
5
Befuddled : ASEA
6
Stir up : ROIL
7
Part of the Barbary Coast : ALGIERS
8
Prepared fish : BONED
9
Pickle : MARINATE
10
Partner of cakes : ALE
11
Mocks : RIDICULES
12
School: Abbr. : ACAD
13
Sawbucks : TENS
18
Hostess's request : RSVP
22
Patched in a way : REWOVEN
25
Pore : OSTIOLE
27
Repeat : ITERATE
29
Some flights : ONESTOP
30
"___ Town" : OUR
32
Blind part : SLAT
33
Greek letter : IOTA
34
Impudent : PERT
35
Color : AQUA
36
Burden : CUMBRANCE
40
Jet cabin's need : PRESSURE
41
British honor: Abbr. : OBE
43
In a worn state : ATTRITE
47
Lanchester : ELSA
49
Annoyed : RILED
51
Athenian lawgiver : DRACO
52
Bud : GEMMA
53
Refluxed : EBBED
54
"There'll be ___ time . . . " : AHOT
55
Lush : RICH
57
Image: Var. : IKON
58
Camp out : TENT
61
Hard: Fr. : DUR
63
Hang back : LAG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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