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New York Times, Tuesday, July 4, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { B X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,361

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Bottle stoppers : CAPS
5. Declaration signer : ADAMS
10. Aladdin's prop : LAMP
14. Mountain: Prefix : OREO
15. Sky body : COMET
16. Penna. city : ERIE
17. ___ of Lucerne : LION
18. Sharp ridge : ARETE
19. Wheys : SERA
20. Kind of dance : TAP
21. Arabian gulf : ADEN
22. Eastern sailor : LASCAR
24. Declaration signer : LEWIS
26. Handbill : FLIER
27. Creator of "Tristram Shandy" : STERNE
29. Frugality : NEARNESS
32. Fiber plants : PITAS
33. Declaration signer and family : HARTS
34. P. I. native : ATA
35. Baseball's Slaughter : ENOS
36. Do, in France : FAIRE
37. British gun : STEN
38. Turkish official : AGA
39. Alley resident : SALLY
40. Supplicate : PLEAD
41. Backslides : RELAPSES
43. In a blatant way : LOUDLY
44. Certain races : TROTS
45. Blend gradually : MERGE
46. ___ et quarante : TRENTE
48. Kind of review : RAVE
49. Geometry abbr. : QED
52. Prefix for naut : AERO
53. Relative : NIECE
55. Historic month : JULY
56. Favorite : IDOL
57. Elsie's husband : ELMER
58. Incline, as a mast : RAKE
59. "___ Jim" : LORD
60. Portals : DOORS
61. Bob or dog : SLED
Down
1. Revolver man : COLT
2. Musical piece : ARIA
3. " . . . right of the ___ to abolish . . . " : PEOPLETOALTEROR
4. Family member : SON
5. Evangeline land, to French : ACADIE
6. Certain French oils : DORES
7. Closing word : AMEN
8. N. L. player : MET
9. Star-shaped : STELLATE
10. Diminish : LESSEN
11. " . . . all men ___" : ARECREATEDEQUAL
12. Star in Cetus : MIRA
13. Diamond shape : PEAR
21. Bristles : AWNS
23. Hoity-toity manner : AIRS
25. Periods : ERAS
26. Styx transit : FERRY
27. Asparagus unit : SPEAR
28. Trace : TINGE
29. Catches : NAILS
30. Big bargain : STEAL
31. Orphan Annie's dog : SANDY
33. Nathan and family : HALES
36. Hitched : FASTENED
37. Turnstile reject : SLUG
39. Dry-cleaner's concern : SPOT
40. Study closely : PORE
42. Revolutionary traitor : ARNOLD
43. Slot-machine parts : LEVERS
45. Court official in Scotland : MACER
46. Donkey pinup : TAIL
47. Refurbish : REDO
48. San ___ : REMO
50. Miss Sommer : ELKE
51. Did coloring : DYED
54. Workers' org. : ILO
55. Classmen: Abbr. : JRS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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