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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
17. Makes out : SPOTS
18. Filberts or pecans, in Calais : NOIX
19. Pousse-___ : CAFE
20. 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
39. 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
59. 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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