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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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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,367

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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
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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
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Kind of painting : OIL
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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