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New York Times, Saturday, May 6, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F K X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,302

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Prefix for space or dynamics : AERO
5. Pain reliever : BALM
9. Jockey Ussery et al. : BOBS
13. Ham studding : CLOVE
15. Inter ___ : ALIA
16. Medley : OLIO
17. Corroded : EATEN
18. Condemn : DAMN
19. Columbus caravel : NINA
20. 1964 Derby winner : NORTHERNDANCER
23. Bridle part : REIN
24. Beverage : ALE
25. Union or Times : SQUARE
28. Triple Crown winner : CITATION
33. Outdoor sporting events : HUNTS
34. Gun calibers : BORES
35. Regret : RUE
36. Table wine : ROSE
37. Ebb and low : TIDES
38. Islands off Timor : LETI
39. Shoshonean : UTE
40. Avarice : GREED
41. Type of truck : PANEL
42. Farm area : BARNYARD
44. Trenchermen : EATERS
45. Spire ornament : EPI
46. English composer : ARNE
47. 1969 Derby winner : MAJESTICPRINCE
54. Exclamation : EGAD
55. Glacial ridges : OSAR
56. Luggage item for Casals : CELLO
58. Ruined : GONE
59. City north of Tahoe : RENO
60. Vow : SWEAR
61. Matured : AGED
62. Spotted : SEEN
63. Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
Down
1. Hole in one : ACE
2. Enthusiasm : ELAN
3. Turning: Prefix : ROTO
4. Value excessively : OVERRATE
5. Half of 1877 Derby winner's name : BADEN
6. Winglike : ALAR
7. Portray : LIMN
8. Commands : MANDATES
9. Bee's place, at times : BONNET
10. Suffix in acid names : OLIC
11. Plant stem : BINE
12. Glide high : SOAR
14. Takes the stage : ENTERS
21. Go quickly : HIE
22. Exclamation of pity : ALAS
25. Sumac or tea : SHRUB
26. Share : QUOTA
27. Auto racing's Bobby or Al : UNSER
28. In dots and dashes : CODED
29. Angered : IRED
30. Peace goddess : IRENE
31. ___ Hebrides : OUTER
32. Simon et al. : NEILS
34. Heidelberg drink : BIER
37. Arnold et al. : TRAITORS
38. Nightly TV fare : LATENEWS
40. Cheats : GYPS
41. Crises on Wall St. : PANICS
43. Required : NEEDED
44. Stray : ERR
46. Golf-green area : APRON
47. Great: Prefix : MEGA
48. Excited : AGOG
49. Miss Powell : JANE
50. Words of comprehension : ISEE
51. Sugar or bamboo : CANE
52. Old-world bird : CLEE
53. Highest notes : ELAS
57. Alternatives : ORS

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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