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New York Times, Saturday, September 16, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { H K Q W }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,435

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Overtook : PASSED
7. Highly seasoned stew : RAGOUT
13. Meat roll : RISSOLE
14. Printing mistake : ERRATUM
16. Actress Parsons : ESTELLE
17. Quondam : ONETIME
18. Man's nickname : STU
19. "___ golden slippers" : DEM
20. Heavy drinker : SOT
21. Troy weight: Abbr. : LBT
22. Justice Stewart : POTTER
24. Banishment : EXILE
26. Owner of a famous cow : OLEARY
27. One who assays : ANALYZER
30. Lusterless: Fr. : TERNE
31. Hit hard : SLOG
32. English letters : ZEDS
33. Removed from office : DEPOSED
36. Lanchester : ELSA
40. Needle bearer : PINE
41. Benefit : AVAIL
46. Like spurs : JANGLING
48. Heavy hammer : SLEDGE
49. Ham it up : EMOTE
50. Getting ready to drive : TEEING
51. Hudson or Maxwell : CAR
52. Landon : ALF
55. Juniors' superiors: Abbr. : SRS
56. Kind of Latin : PIG
57. Oberon's wife : TITANIA
59. Bowl for fruits, etc. : COMPOTE
61. Have ___ chance : ASECOND
62. Collected : AMASSED
63. Thirty: Fr. : TRENTE
64. Carried on : RANTED
Down
1. Old coin of Spain : PISTOLE
2. More shrewd : ASTUTER
3. Compass point : SSE
4. Patched, as a pipe : SOLDERED
5. Writer Queen : ELLERY
6. Judge : DEEM
7. Old autos : REOS
8. Italian river : ARNO
9. Witch-baker : GRETEL
10. Certain grass : OAT
11. Turn to profitable account : UTILIZE
12. What Jack and Jill did : TUMBLED
13. Replace on a mark : RESPOT
15. Verse patterns : METERS
23. Sunbather's objective : TAN
25. Alphabetic sequence : XYZ
27. Together : ALONG
28. Rudolph's claim to fame : NOSE
29. One of man's seven : AGE
31. Short ride : SPIN
34. Roof piece : EPI
35. Valley dweller : DALESMAN
36. Lava : EJECTA
37. Tibetan worshiper : LAMAIST
38. Humdinger : SNORTER
39. Moving force: Abbr. : AGT
42. Churchill's sign : VEE
43. Fatty : ADIPOSE
44. Kindled : IGNITED
45. Walked fast : LEGGED
47. Look to for support : LEANON
48. Cell framework : STROMA
53. Bits of thread : LINT
54. Lose color : FADE
55. Lasting effect of trouble : SCAR
58. Honor card : ACE
60. L.A. time : PST

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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