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New York Times, Saturday, July 21, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,743

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Trading or airmail : STAMP
6. Springs : SPAS
10. Excite: Lat. : CITO
14. Basketry rod : OSIER
15. Prong : TINE
16. Like a Keats work : ODIC
17. Transistor : RADIO
18. Statute : ENACTMENT
20. Penetrating : TRENCHANT
22. Reflection : IMAGE
23. Fissure : RIMA
24. Egg style : OMELET
25. White and rye : BREADS
28. Common verb : ARE
29. Golf ___ : COURSE
30. Hen activity : BROODING
35. Like some gases : INERT
36. Make lace : TAT
37. Dressed to the ___ : NINES
38. Detailed reports : DOSSIERS
40. Turkish inn : IMARET
41. French marshal : NEY
42. Fashioned : STYLED
43. Rugged-rock runner : RASCAL
47. Robot-like: Abbr. : MECH
48. Take ___ at : ASHOT
49. Sperm whales : CACHALOTS
54. Connect systematically : CORRELATE
56. Part of U.S.N.A. : NAVAL
57. Chemical suffixes : ENES
58. Mellowed : AGED
59. Calorie-counting, in Italy : DIETA
60. Fix over : REDO
61. Word with bagatelle : MERE
62. Kind of driver : SCREW
Down
1. Kind : SORT
2. Emperor : TSAR
3. Helper : AIDE
4. ___ Herr : MEIN
5. Put off : PROCRASTINATE
6. Shows anger : STEAMS
7. Feather : PINNA
8. Sky god: Var. : ANAT
9. Moment, for short : SEC
10. ___ il faut : COMME
11. Model : IDEAL
12. Trace : TINGE
13. Musical group : OCTET
19. Lazy song : TIMEONMYHANDS
21. Stash away : HIDE
24. Spanish gold : ORO
25. Cui ___ : BONO
26. Regrets : RUES
27. Blunders : ERRS
28. Creative skill : ART
29. Spanish chief : CID
30. College degrees : BAS
31. Old timer : DIAL
32. Concerning : INRE
33. Exigency : NEED
34. English time initials : GST
36. "___ to remember . . . " : TRY
39. Conger : EEL
40. Irritation : ITCH
42. Withdraw : SECEDE
43. Le Mans entry : RACER
44. In unison : ASONE
45. Destroy papers in a way : SHRED
46. Street of central Rome : CORSO
47. Well-known alma : MATER
49. Enclosure : CAGE
50. Secular : LAIC
51. "___ There" : OVER
52. Wisp of hair, in Scotland : TATE
53. Side dish : SLAW
55. Take it on the ___ : LAM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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