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New York Times, Monday, July 10, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { C J K W Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Shock : APPAL
6. Certain party : STAG
10. Aid : ABET
14. Miss Nixon, movie voice : MARNI
15. Canaan : PALESTINE
17. F.B.I.-poster word : ALIAS
18. Lerner specialties : LIBRETTOS
19. Haw's partner : HEM
20. Old god : BAAL
22. Search : QUEST
23. Type of glue : EPOXY
25. Part of speech : NOUN
27. Sovereignty : THRONE
29. Credulous one : BELIEVER
33. Sincere : REAL
34. Detach : LOOSEN
36. "Who do you think you ___" : ARE
37. Kind of ego : ALTER
39. Dowry : DOT
40. Certain days : SALAD
42. Corse, for one : ILE
43. Disinclined : AVERSE
46. Fonteyn costume : TUTU
47. Drunkards : TOSSPOTS
49. Paul Bunyan's Babe : BLUEOX
51. Mimics : APES
52. Situation of conflict : DRAMA
53. Small mountain : BUTTE
56. Economic expansion : BOOM
57. Rowan of "Laugh-In" : DAN
60. Certain dupe : APRILFOOL
63. Yield : BUDGE
65. "Good Morning, ___" : STARSHINE
66. Fantasy : DREAM
67. Baseball spot : HOME
68. Oh, my! : ALAS
69. Part of what etc. means : ANDSO
Down
1. Indian nurse : AMAH
2. Ashen : PALE
3. Concerns of bankers and borrowers : PRIMERATES
4. Collection of information : ANA
5. Portuguese city : LISBON
6. Spread out : SPLAY
7. Follow : TAIL
8. Priest's garment : ALB
9. Eur. language : GER
10. Bring into accord : ATTUNE
11. Tang : BITE
12. Baseball's Slaughter : ENOS
13. Lab activity : TEST
16. Gown adornments : SEQUINS
21. Figure-skating jump : AXEL
24. Chopin, for one : POLE
25. Shelters : NESTS
26. Cheer : OLE
27. Characteristic : TRAIT
28. Word for Dolly : HELLO
29. Louts : BOORS
30. Kind of tax : VALUEADDED
31. Muse : ERATO
32. "Phineas" or "Rabbit" : REDUX
35. "Awake and Sing" author : ODETS
38. Rope-aided cliff descents : RAPPELS
41. Egyptian god : ATUM
44. Shetland inlet : VOE
45. Spanish river : EBRO
48. Literary form : SATIRE
50. Greek letter : LAMBDA
52. Parcels out : DOLES
53. Shindig : BASH
54. Capable of : UPTO
55. Mine car : TRAM
56. Good: Lat. : BONA
58. Turkish chiefs : AGAS
59. Nautilus captain : NEMO
61. U. S. agency: Abbr. : FHA
62. Kind of painting : OIL
64. Vase : URN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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