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New York Times, Saturday, June 24, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 25, Avg Word Len: 5.88, Missing: { J K Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 100, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,351

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Wild parties : BINGES
7. I, in a certain sense : ROMANONE
15. S. A. rodent : AGOUTI
16. Daisy fleabane : ERIGERON
17. Topping for eggnog : NUTMEG
18. Rotates a movie camera : PANORAMS
19. Siamese: Var. : TAIS
20. ___ and void : NULL
22. Out : NOTIN
23. Mass. cape : ANN
24. Double : BINATE
26. Italian coin : LIRA
27. Word for Suleiman I : MAGNIFICENT
30. Paddle : OAR
31. Mon or bon : AMI
32. Alienate : ESTRANGE
34. Racy literature : EROTICA
38. Bound up : TRUSSED
39. Resounding : RESONANT
41. Summer time: Abbr. : EDT
42. Part of a circle : ARC
43. Getter-backer : INDIANGIVER
48. Wrap : DOUP
50. Card holding : TENACE
51. Prefix in Russian place names : ERO
52. Ascanius : IULUS
54. Eastern ruler : SHAH
55. Thick piece : SLAB
56. State of tranquillity : ATARAXIA
58. Maltreat : ILLUSE
60. City building : TENEMENT
61. Closer : NEARER
62. Platforms : ESTRADES
63. Former advice to young men : GOWEST
Down
1. Small fowl : BANTAM
2. Lizard : IGUANA
3. Heeding : NOTING
4. Tooth holders : GUMS
5. French season : ETE
6. Important : SIGNIFICANT
7. Substitute for : REPLACE
8. Certain exam : ORALTEST
9. Time period: Abbr. : MIN
10. Greek contest : AGON
11. Perfume alcohol : NEROL
12. Speeches : ORATIONS
13. "That was ___" (not imagined) : NOMIRAGE
14. Trapped : ENSNARED
21. One: Prefix : UNI
24. Islands near Miami : BIMINI
25. Digging in : ENTRENCHING
28. Treaty group : NATO
29. Tramp : TRUDGE
33. ___ spumante : ASTI
34. Spread joy : ERADIATE
35. Changes an itinerary : REROUTES
36. Embracing : OSCULANT
37. Mineral found in S. A. mountains : ANDESINE
40. Protective headwear : TINHATS
44. Shoe width : AAA
45. Hatter's pad : VELURE
46. Rubs out : ERASES
47. Fulton or Peel : ROBERT
49. Less blemished : PURER
53. Spanish town : SAMA
55. Salad : SLAW
57. Crossed out : XED
59. Zodiac sign : LEO

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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