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New York Times, Monday, July 16, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q V }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,738

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Newspaper offerings : ADS
4. Defeat : BEST
8. Hat : STRAW
13. Horn sound : BEEP
14. Spring school routine : EXAM
15. Towel fabric : CRASH
16. German number : EINE
17. Ball team : METS
18. Nouveau ___ : RICHE
19. Whirling : ROTATORY
21. Lustrous : SILKEN
22. Example of 50 Across : MUSKRATRAMBLE
24. Literary contraction : EEN
25. Appeal : SUE
26. Marble : TAW
29. Ancient Iranian city : SUSA
32. Therefore : ERGO
35. Picture : SCENE
37. Bible book : ACTS
38. Actress Baker : DIANE
40. Baltic native : LETT
41. Performs : PLAYS
43. ___ circus : FLEA
44. Flower : IRIS
45. ___ Juan : SAN
46. Evil : ILL
48. Elected official: Abbr. : REP
50. American music form : DIXIELANDJAZZ
57. Wingdings : BLASTS
59. " . . . no meaning of the bar when I put ___" : OUTTOSEA
60. Playwright Jones : LEROI
61. Calif. wine city : LODI
62. Rub ___ : ITIN
63. ___ course : INDUE
64. Thing : ITEM
65. Prying : NOSY
66. Fencing units : POSTS
67. Domestic slave : ESNE
68. Explosive : TNT
Down
1. Vowels : AEIOU
2. Car mishaps : DENTS
3. Where Joe sent you : SPEAKEASY
4. Lamented : BEMOANED
5. Do with vigor : EXERT
6. Helper for Bacchus : SATYR
7. Initials on patented items : TMS
8. Reporters : SCRIBES
9. Musical effect : TRILL
10. Prohibition V.I.P. : RACKETEER
11. Tennis name : ASHE
12. "Say ___" : WHEN
13. Fortification ledge : BERM
20. Number in Naples : TRE
21. Rival of T.C.U. : SMU
23. Unanimously : ASONE
27. Con : ANTI
28. Prohibition foes : WETS
29. Fools : SAPS
30. Western campus : UCLA
31. Banners : STANDARDS
33. Ransack : RIFLE
34. Volume unit: Abbr. : GAL
36. Outlet for 10 Down : CLIPJOINT
39. Stall : EARNTIME
42. Late decade : SIXTIES
47. Fleur-de-___ : LIS
49. Summer initials : EDT
51. "The smoking lamp ___" : ISOUT
52. Pillages : LOOTS
53. Poet W. H. : AUDEN
54. Nobel chemist, 1922 : ASTON
55. Dutch town : ZEIST
56. Comical : ZANY
57. Radar spot : BLIP
58. Mesh weave : LENO
61. Former U. N. name : LIE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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