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New York Times, Thursday, June 29, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { F W }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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O
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A
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C
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K
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B
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P
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O
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P
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H
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,356

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Chimney dirt : SOOT
5
Pool-table adjunct : RACK
9
Panhandles : BEGS
13
Adjective ending : ULAR
14
Medicinal plant : ALOE
15
Norse chieftain : ROLLO
17
Second in a series : BETA
18
Small dog : POMERANIAN
20
The electorate : JOHNQPUBLIC
22
Geneviève, for one : STE
23
Can. province : QUE
24
Family member : SISTER
26
Dirge : REQUIEM
30
Part of L.S.D. : PENCE
31
His, in Caen : ALUI
32
Mineral : INORGANIC
36
Drudge : MOIL
37
Chemical compounds : ENOLS
38
P. I. cloth : PINA
39
In a tense way : ANXIOUSLY
41
Tech grad: Abbr. : ENGR
42
U. S. mountain range : OZARK
43
Made a pitch for : PLUGGED
46
Different: Prefix : HETERO
48
Neighbor of Syr. : ISR
49
Pierrot : AMI
50
TV fare : SPORTSCASTS
57
Of official papers : DOCUMENTAL
59
See 46 Down : CARE
60
"___ told by . . . " : ATALE
61
Kind of vision : TELE
62
Toss-up : EVEN
63
Dash : ELAN
64
Medical ending : OSIS
65
Beginning : SEED
Down
1
Sentence part: Abbr. : SUBJ
2
Margarine : OLEO
3
Swearword : OATH
4
Soothe : TRANQUILIZE
5
Pungent snuff : RAPPEE
6
Baseball-playing name : ALOU
7
Tonsorial adjunct : COMB
8
Ship feature : KEEL
9
Tonic : BRACING
10
Long time : EON
11
Nitid : GLISTENING
12
Schedule : SLATE
16
Jim-dandy : ONER
19
Staircase features : RISERS
21
___ vive : QUI
25
Rascals : SCAPEGRACES
26
Hindu deity : RAMA
27
N. C. college : ELON
28
Ultra-chivalrous : QUIXOTICAL
29
Byelorussia's capital : MINSK
30
Benchley wrote of its sex life : POLYP
33
___ pros. : NOL
34
Dean ___ : INGE
35
N. L. player : CARD
37
Old-World unit : EUROPE
40
Galley power : OARSMEN
44
Cotton threads : LISLES
45
The Trojans : USC
46
With 59 Across, took pains : HADA
47
Ham it up : EMOTE
51
Hep : ONTO
52
Ways: Abbr. : RTES
53
Ankles : TALI
54
Lay away : SAVE
55
Arboretum feature : TREE
56
Forward : SEND
58
Diminutive ending : ULA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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