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New York Times, Wednesday, June 13, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 330 (avg 1.75)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,705

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Patisserie items : BABAS
6
I.O.U. : DEBT
10
Shock : JOLT
14
Leftward, at sea : APORT
15
Fencing gear : EPEE
16
Mélange : OLIO
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Makes out : SPOTS
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Filberts or pecans, in Calais : NOIX
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Pousse-___ : CAFE
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Superior, e.g. : LAKE
21
Places side by side : JUXTAPOSES
23
Shade tree : ELM
24
Wild West name : CODY
25
Help! : SOS
26
"A Day ___ Races" : ATTHE
28
Well-wishers : FRIENDS
32
Starts afresh, with 29 and 12 Down : TAKESA
34
Time periods : ERAS
35
The U.S.A., in Caen : EUA
36
Mountain goat : IBEX
37
White House name : NIXON
39
Cob, e.g. : SWAN
40
Flaw : MAR
41
Bancroft : ANNE
42
Char-broils : GRILLS
44
Tried : ESSAYED
46
Leave off : CEASE
47
William Inge vehicle : BUS
48
Dress feature : DART
49
Dist. ___ : ATT
52
Contentious ones : SQUABBLERS
56
Hebrew lyre : ASOR
57
Turn out : OUST
58
Ubangi feeder : UELE
59
Daisy : OXEYE
60
Dark red : WINE
61
Carry on : RAVE
62
Arctic sights : FLOES
63
Evian et al. : SPAS
64
Narrow valley : GLEN
65
Shifts : FENDS
Down
1
Swiss city : BASLE
2
Horrify : APPAL
3
Las Vegas operators : BOOKMAKERS
4
Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
5
Main and Wall : STS
6
Strip : DENUDE
7
Modern adhesive : EPOXY
8
___ known : BEIT
9
Certain mounted police : TEXASRANGERS
10
Merry : JOCOSE
11
Palm leaves: Var. : OLAS
12
See 32 Across : LIFE
13
Counting bases of yore : TOES
21
Transvaal city : JOHANNESBURG
22
French legumes : POIS
24
Coins: Abbr. : CTS
27
Ritter : TEX
28
To's tag-along : FRO
29
See 32 Across : NEWLEASEON
30
Double : DUAL
31
Without : SANS
32
Do a track-meet job : TIME
33
Opposite of "vive" : ABAS
34
English river : EXE
38
Certain voter: Abbr. : IND
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Family member : SIS
41
___ Khan : AYUB
43
Kind of fink : RAT
45
Eases : ABATES
46
Lurch : CAREEN
48
Seek to learn : DELVE
50
Played with : TOYED
51
Part of a ponytail : TRESS
52
Barnyard creatures : SOWS
53
One-liner : QUIP
54
The Middies : USNA
55
True-blue, in Dundee : LEAL
56
Car part : AXLE
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Amiss : OFF

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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