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New York Times, Wednesday, September 19, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,803

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Nonsense! : BOSH
5. Italy's La ___ : SCALA
10. Sailing vessel : YAWL
14. Scope : AREA
15. Kind of wave : TIDAL
16. Word of agreement : OKAY
17. Common swift : CRAN
18. Sea call : AVAST
19. Slow horses : NAGS
20. Climbing method : HANDOVERHAND
23. Fatty stuff : SUET
24. Town officers : REEVES
28. Move quickly : SCOOT
31. Baltimore boy who made good : BABERUTH
33. Interdiction : TABU
34. Photo-studio gear : TRIPOD
36. Papal name : LEO
37. Dill : ANET
38. Poet of Midwest : RILEY
39. Soil: Prefix : AGRO
40. Follower of Feb. : MAR
41. Bookbindery workers : LACERS
42. Incline : CANT
43. Desecrates : PROFANES
45. Lands : ACRES
46. Church assemblies : SYNODS
47. Place for feed : SILO
49. Important trial figures : EYEWITNESSES
55. Word of interruption : AHEM
58. Capital of Crete : CANEA
59. Kind of dancer : TAXI
60. "___ today . . . " : HERE
61. Influential one : TITAN
62. Old expletive : EGAD
63. Word of agreement : AMEN
64. Tend the fire : STOKE
65. Mosque feature : DOME
Down
1. Composer : BACH
2. Odd, in Scotland : ORRA
3. O'Casey : SEAN
4. Distributes : HANDSOUT
5. Part of a poem : STAVE
6. Perfume source : CIVET
7. Jewish month : ADAR
8. Fasten : LASH
9. Acolytes : ALTARBOYS
10. Over there : YONDER
11. Vine of N. Z. : AKA
12. Witty fellow : WAG
13. French river : LYS
21. Umpire's call : OUT
22. A friend in ___ : NEED
25. Uncouth : VULGAR
26. Endless, to poets : ETERNE
27. Sprigs : SHOOTS
28. G.P.O. items : STAMPS
29. Stoolpigeon : CANARY
30. Shakespearean character : OBERON
31. Body fluids : BILES
32. Mimic : APER
34. Cuts across : TRANSECTS
35. Grantland or Elmer : RICE
39. Approached : ACCOSTED
41. Kind of bug or finger : LADY
44. Enemies : FOEMEN
45. Drink : ALE
47. Delmonico, for one : STEAK
48. Silly : INANE
50. Pedestrian-sign word : WAIT
51. Division word : INTO
52. Starchy food : SAGO
53. Classroom event : EXAM
54. Kind of effect : SIDE
55. Cry of triumph : AHA
56. Cousin of haw : HEM
57. Before : ERE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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