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New York Times, Wednesday, August 29, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,782

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Particular form : MODE
5. Change: Prefix : TROPO
10. Musical syllable : TRA
13. Key material : IVORY
15. Stormed : RAVED
16. Comparative suffix : IER
17. Cuban dance : CONGA
18. Section of Washington, D. C. : ANACOSTIA
20. Lead-in for 1 Across : ALA
21. "___ fan tutte" : COSI
23. Strong paper : KRAFT
24. Swift creatures : HOUYHNHNMS
27. Speaker of Afrikaans : BOER
29. W. W. II area : ETO
30. Pyrenees republic : ANDORRA
32. Blood component : PLASM
34. Short solos : ARIETTAS
35. Sellout notice : SRO
36. Macbeth's nemesis : MACDUFF
38. Consumed : ATE
39. Parrot : COCKATOO
41. Shakespearean clown : FESTE
43. Archie Bunker : OCONNOR
44. Ballpoint ingredient : INK
45. Porous rock : TUFA
46. Minor offense : PECCADILLO
52. Italian man's name : ROCCO
54. Hebrides island : IONA
55. Native surroundings: Abbr. : HAB
56. Contract bargaining point : SICKLEAVE
58. Mystery-writer Marsh : NGAIO
60. Daughter of Cadmus : INO
61. Gave vent to : AIRED
62. Kind of bud : TASTE
63. Metric units: Abbr. : CGS
64. Area of L. A. : WATTS
65. No. 24 of the Mets : MAYS
Down
1. Biblical prophet : MICAH
2. Molding : OVOLO
3. Wien's river : DONAU
4. Energy unit : ERG
5. Riffraff : TRASH
6. Arrested : RANIN
7. Egg cells : OVA
8. Like a Dickens hypocrite : PECKSNIFFIAN
9. Reputation : ODOR
10. Retaliation in kind : TITFORTAT
11. Repeat continually : REITERATE
12. Parseghian : ARA
14. Vanderbilt or Lipton : YACHTSMAN
19. Heavy shoe : SABOT
22. Formation of words such as hiss or buzz : ONOMATOPOEIA
25. Affirmative : YEA
26. Japanese ship name : MARU
28. Level: Var. : RASE
31. Perry Mason's client : DEFENDANT
32. Getting : PROCURING
33. Friction matches : LOCOFOCOS
34. "Much ___ . . . " : ADO
35. Burns or Lauder : SCOT
37. Operate on an apple : CORE
40. Aptitude : KNACK
42. Compete at Sapporo : SKI
47. Perfume substance : CIVET
48. Campus figures : COEDS
49. High capital : LHASA
50. Not clergy : LAITY
51. Double reeds : OBOES
53. Kind of hammer : CLAW
56. "___ semper tyrannis" : SIC
57. Cunning : ART
59. Whale group : GAM

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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