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New York Times, Saturday, September 15, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { F J Q U }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,799

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Tilting, as a boat : ALIST
6. Indian of West : PIRO
10. Winglike : ALAR
14. Imperious : DESPOTICAL
16. Mature : RIPE
17. Places for Christmas trim : EVERGREENS
18. Little devils : IMPS
19. Mideast land: Abbr. : SYR
20. House adjunct : GARAGE
21. Grapevine material : DIRT
22. Blanc, for one : ALP
23. Mineral suffix : XENE
25. Three: Prefix : TER
26. Desserts : APPLEPIES
30. Swiftly : APACE
32. Milk: Fr. : LAIT
33. Letters : ENS
34. On the house : GRATIS
35. Sagittarius and Tell : ARCHERS
37. Flowers : ZINNIAS
38. ___ dozen : BAKERS
39. Pol. party : DEM
40. Carry : TOTE
41. Relative of nigh : ANEAR
42. Involved with : CONCERNED
44. Drunkard : SOT
45. Espy : SPOT
47. Skate : RAY
48. Cashbox : TILL
50. Sports places : ARENAS
52. Court : WOO
55. Miss Adams : EDIE
56. Entomologist's study detail : INSECTWING
58. Indian prince : RANA
59. Guard of sorts : DOORKEEPER
60. Vehicle : SLED
61. ___ domini : ANNO
62. Peewee : REESE
Down
1. Beverages : ADES
2. Tax : LEVY
3. Czech river : ISER
4. Lawn hose: Abbr. : SPR
5. On-off switch : TOGGLE
6. Landing place : PIER
7. Mountain-climber's tools : ICEAXES
8. Scopes : RANGES
9. Ex-comedian Ole : OLSEN
10. Dry : ARID
11. Restriction : LIMITATION
12. Rise in value : APPRECIATE
13. Emphasized again : RESTRESSED
15. Astor employes : TRAPPERS
22. Miss Gibson : ALTHEA
24. Merit : EARN
26. Onyx-like minerals : ALABASTERS
27. Suffering mental delusions : PARANOIDAL
28. Strikers' strategy : PICKETLINE
29. Office holders : INS
31. Kitchen space : PANTRY
34. Showy trifle : GIMCRACK
36. Strays : ERRS
37. ___ Buddhism : ZEN
39. Is over-loving : DOTESON
42. ___ the cob : CORNON
43. Post-Lent feast : EASTER
46. ___ visit (called on) : PAIDA
49. Symbol of heaviness : LEAD
51. Roman emperor : NERO
52. Towel : WIPE
53. Beings : ONES
54. Monster : OGRE
57. Tiny : WEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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