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New York Times, Tuesday, August 1, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J K Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,389

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Students & seniors
Across
1. "___ your age!" : ACT
4. Coat part : ARM
7. Namesakes of a villain : IAGOS
12. Common wildflower : TRILLIUM
15. Enrages : ANGERS
16. Adjust : REGULATE
17. Toast : PROSIT
18. News paragraph : ITEM
19. Gumshoe : TEC
20. French income : RENTE
21. Gas: Prefix : AER
22. Turkish title : PASHA
24. Slow, in music: Abbr. : AND
26. Enlisted men : GIS
27. Chimp, for one : APE
29. Preminger : OTTO
30. Norse deity : ODIN
32. Med. study : ANAT
33. U. S. journalist : RIIS
34. Metrical structure : VERSIFICATION
37. Dry or wet unit : CELL
38. Drift off : DOZE
39. Big Ben sound : BONG
40. Bauxite and cinnabar : ORES
41. Sky Altar : ARA
42. Container : CAN
43. Grampus : ORC
44. Heavens : ETHER
46. Alas, in Bonn : ACH
49. Public warehouse : ETAPE
53. Charged particle : ION
54. Hebrew measure : EPHA
55. False gods : BAALIM
56. Man from Toronto : ONTARIAN
58. Misbehaves : ACTSUP
59. Unessential : NEEDLESS
60. T. R. et al., for short : THEOS
61. Spanish wife : SRA
62. Sandra : DEE
Down
1. Central courts : ATRIA
2. Medit. island : CRETE
3. Kaline or Lolich : TIGER
4. "___ that glisters . . . " : ALL
5. Ropes : RIATAS
6. Trumpet inserts : MUTES
7. About : INRE
8. Greek contest : AGON
9. Period of development : GESTATION
10. Adjusting : ORIENTING
11. Plane initials : SST
13. Abner's partner : LUM
14. Key to industrial revolution : MECHANIZATION
15. Month: Abbr. : APR
22. Companions of needles : PINS
23. Swiftly : APACE
25. Uno, ___, tres : DOS
26. Certain Scouts : GIRLS
28. Greek letter : ETA
29. Hunter of sky : ORION
30. Go beyond one's capacity : OVERREACH
31. Give pleasure : DELECTATE
32. Earlier, old style : AFORE
35. Mrs. Cantor : IDA
36. Ski lift : TBAR
37. Bill's follower : COO
42. Hub : CENTER
45. Puts an edge on : HONES
46. On foot, in Paris : APIED
47. Ride to foxes : CHASE
48. Medieval guild : HANSE
50. Likewise : ALSO
51. Papal name : PIUS
52. Napoleon, for one: Abbr. : EMP
54. Goethe's ___ könig : ERL
55. Ruth's weapon : BAT
57. Nabokov work : ADA

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