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New York Times, Friday, August 3, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,756

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Regard : DEEM
5. Arrivederci city : ROMA
9. Conceited : SMUG
13. Gardner : ERLE
14. Vacation adjunct : HOTEL
15. Present : HERE
16. Suggestion to Ben : GOFLYAKITE
18. Playwright William : INGE
19. Digressions : ASIDES
20. Started a card game : SHUFFLED
22. Feeling : SENSATE
24. European leader : TITO
25. Pure : SINLESS
28. Camera movement : PAN
31. Church area : APSE
35. Revise : EDIT
36. Marsupial : KOALA
38. Path-maker : BETTERMOUSETRAP
41. Of a space : AREAL
42. "The Egg ___" : ANDI
43. Vegetable : OKRA
44. End of some rivers : SEA
45. Most intense : DENSEST
48. Former TV horse : MRED
50. Strode : STEPPED
55. Pleasure seeker : SYBARITE
59. Cold time : ICEAGE
60. Bird : LOON
61. Sudden thought : BRAINSTORM
63. Eastern liquor: Var. : ARAK
64. Book, in Brittany : LIVRE
65. ___ fixe : IDEE
66. Puts chips in the pot : BETS
67. Sport item : EPEE
68. Asian holidays : TETS
Down
1. French artist : DEGAS
2. Uneven : EROSE
3. Mischievous : ELFIN
4. Card combinations : MELDS
5. Korean soldier : ROK
6. Inventor Elisha : OTIS
7. Denomination: Abbr. : METH
8. Natives of Alaska : ALEUTS
9. Loose dress : SHIFT
10. Edison's lab site : MENLOPARK
11. Press : URGE
12. Opposite of hawed : GEED
14. More rash : HASTIER
17. Pro votes : YEAS
21. Actress Minnie Maddern : FISKE
23. Minstrel-show role : ENDMAN
26. Zoo animals : LIONS
27. Some piano pieces : ETUDES
29. Winged : ALAR
30. Valley in Calif. : NAPA
31. Arabian garments : ABAS
32. French parent : PERE
33. Fulton's folly : STEAMBOAT
34. Greek letter : ETA
37. U.S. Indian : OTO
39. One of the Plinys : ELDER
40. Art-covered chapel : SISTINE
46. For internal use : EDIBLE
47. Private eyes : TECS
49. Distinctions : RANKS
51. ___ four : PETIT
52. ___ Açucar (Sugarloaf) : PAODE
53. Bird : EGRET
54. Greek districts : DEMES
55. Concrete shape : SLAB
56. Olden days : YORE
57. Walk lightly : TRIP
58. Part of a roof : EAVE
62. Spleen : IRE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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