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New York Times, Monday, August 5, 1974

Author:
Thomas Sheehan
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,123

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Sideshow come-ons : SPIELS
7
Play dumb : CLAMUP
13
Part of a bridge : ROADWAY
14
See 11 Down : LIMITED
16
Naive : ARTLESS
17
Serial unit : EPISODE
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Wintry and then some : ICIER
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Musical syllables : TRAS
21
Bridge : SPAN
22
Onlookers : SEERS
23
Left ___ (omitted) : OUT
24
Add highlights : TINT
25
Water birds : ERNS
26
Attorney's degrees : LLDS
27
English poet : KEATS
28
Wall Street watchdog: Abbr. : SEC
29
In the 10th inning : TIED
30
Celeb : VIP
31
Linking verb : ARE
32
Wishy-washy : INSIPID
34
See 33 Down : IDA
37
Explosive : TNT
38
Ex-senior : GRAD
39
Star, to a poet : ORB
40
Asian nurses : AMAHS
43
Wind, as a clothesline : COIL
44
Danube color, to French : BLEU
45
Ill temper : BILE
46
Alder tree : ARN
47
Islands off Ireland : ARANS
48
N.Z. vines : AKAS
49
With: Fr. : AVEC
50
Item for a uhlan : LANCE
51
Wrist bone : CARPALE
53
___ Red : ERICTHE
55
Swain : ADMIRER
56
Bubbles up : SEETHES
57
Son of Finn Mac Cool : OSSIAN
58
Realized : SENSED
Down
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G. & S. work of 1877 : SORCERER
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G. & S. milkmaid : PATIENCE
3
People who loaf : IDLERS
4
Decorative jugs : EWERS
5
___ Palmas : LAS
6
Heart contractions : SYSTOLES
7
Football-shoe features : CLEATS
8
Edges : LIPS
9
Parisian friend : AMI
10
Faux pas : MISSTEP
11
G. & S. work of 1893, with 14 Across : UTOPIA
12
He knows he knows : PEDANT
13
___ question (disputes) : RAISESA
15
Garage-repair items : DENTS
20
G. & S. work of 1887 : RUDDIGORE
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Suit nuisance : LINT
27
Captain ___, pirate : KIDD
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Pantry contents : TINS
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Beaker's relative : VIAL
33
G. & S. heroine, with 34 Across : PRINCESS
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G. & S. work of 1882 : IOLANTHE
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Caught without an umbrella : DRENCHED
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Henpecked ones : ABUSEES
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G. & S. burlesque : THESPIS
40
Banana fiber : ABACA
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G. & S. ruler : MIKADO
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Frightens : ALARMS
43
Carlsbad sight : CAVERN
44
Flower leaves : BRACTS
47
Yank at Oxford, e.g. : ALIEN
49
Name for Athena : ALEA
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Noted Greek : ARI
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Arikara : REE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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