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New York Times, Saturday, August 11, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,764

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Leaves quietly : STEALSAWAY
11
Aftermath of a scrape : SCAB
15
Like some suits : TAILORMADE
16
Peacock of sky : PAVO
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Bottoms : UNDERSIDES
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White and barefaced : LIES
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Relative : NIECE
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___ Moines : DES
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Easy job : CINCH
22
Estonia or Latvia: Abbr. : SSR
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Indian weight : SER
24
Miss Carroll : PAT
25
Libido : EROS
27
Bacon slices : RASHERS
31
Slept fitfully : TOSSED
34
Clicker for José Greco : CASTANET
35
Betel palm : ARECA
36
Adams of TV : DON
37
Stair part : RISER
38
Breastworks : PARAPETS
40
Constraint : DURESS
41
Buck's crown : ANTLERS
42
Flowers, for short : MUMS
43
Macaw : ARA
44
Twitching : TIC
45
City ways: Abbr. : STS
48
Underhand doings : PLOTS
51
Ethiopian prince : RAS
52
Bind securely : UPTIE
54
Branches : RAMI
55
Become firm : TAKEASTAND
57
Table item : OLEO
58
Bill error, sometimes : OVERCHARGE
59
Time of day, to a bard : MORN
60
Drink expert : WINETASTER
Down
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Confounds : STUNS
2
Ancient city of Egypt : TANIS
3
Duck : EIDER
4
Writer Waugh : ALEC
5
Erudition : LORE
6
Diploma receivers: Abbr. : SRS
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Organic compounds : AMIDES
8
Marsh bird : WADER
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Drinks : ADES
10
Kind of man : YES
11
Cavil : SPLITHAIRS
12
Biblical sibling : CAIN
13
With: Fr. : AVEC
14
Nonsense : BOSH
21
Roman fortress : CASTRUM
23
Patch the lawn : SOD
24
___ de deux : PAS
25
Step-up : ESCALATION
26
Harvest helpers : REAPERS
27
Norse sea goddess : RAN
28
Word in Mass. motto : ENSE
29
Caddoan Indians : REES
30
Ships: Abbr. : STRS
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Pacific cloth : TAPA
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Algerian port : ORAN
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Painter of Spain : SERT
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Romaine lettuce : COS
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Toper's trouble : DTS
39
Time period : ERA
40
Nantes noble : DUC
42
Anguish: Fr. : MISERE
44
Word with over or under : TAKEN
45
Kickoff : START
46
Trace : TINGE
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Passover festival : SEDER
48
Campus occasion : PROM
49
French composer : LALO
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Hebrew weight : OMER
51
Shankar : RAVI
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Hindu sorceress : USHA
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School orgs. : PTAS
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Haul : TOW
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Perform : ACT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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