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New York Times, Friday, January 12, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 340 (avg 1.86)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has duplicate clues.
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M
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Q
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B
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Q
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J
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B
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P
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A
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R
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O
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G
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V
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F
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,553
Across
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Dundee headgear : TAM
4
Neighbor of Ida. : MONT
8
Mystery ship : QBOAT
13
Have bills : OWE
14
" ... were Paradise ___!" : ENOW
15
Numerical prefix : QUADRI
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Used to be : WAS
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Certain notes : SEMIQUAVERS
19
Doctrine : ISM
20
Conceal : DISGUISE
21
Silent star, with 30 Across : THEDA
23
Jackie and ___ : ARI
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Pacific nation: Abbr. : JAP
27
Gypsy man : ROM
28
Yank : JERK
30
See 21 Across : BARA
31
Award : PRIZE
33
Bohemian : ARTY
34
Ovid's field : AGER
35
Flattens : RAZES
36
Munchausen utterance : LIE
37
Cut back : PRUNE
38
Dutch ___ : OVEN
39
One on the move : GOER
40
Exercised : IRATE
41
___ libre : VERS
42
Singer Columbo : RUSS
43
Noun ending : EER
44
Navy officer: Abbr. : ENS
45
Musical notes : FAS
46
Private groups : CLUBS
49
Alleviate : MITIGATE
53
Initials of the '30's : NRA
54
57
Not: Prefix : DIS
58
Electron tubes : DIODES
59
Guthrie : ARLO
60
Electees : INS
61
Dice throw : SIXES
62
Devour : WOLF
63
The limit, sometimes : SKY
Down
1
Namely : TOWIT
2
Floating : AWASH
3
Hypnotists : MESMERIZERS
4
Feminine titles : MESDAMES
5
"The ___ Love" : ONEI
6
Names, in Paris : NOMS
7
Shoot : TWIG
8
As if : QUASI
9
Foam: Fr. : BAVE
10
Pindaric : ODE
11
Sked listing : ARR
12
Musical notes : TIS
15
Eccentric : QUIRKY
18
Loose change : QUARTERS
22
Gross units : DOZENS
24
S. A. wildcats : JAGUARUNDIS
25
Common contraction : ARENT
26
Gay ___ : PAREE
28
Blind : JALOUSIE
29
U. S. Indians : ERIES
30
Former Niagara Falls transit : BARREL
31
Verify : PROVE
32
Glossy black : RAVEN
37
___ eight : PIECESOF
39
No charge : GRATIS
45
Sacks : FIRES
47
Edge : BRINK
48
Impertinent : SASSY
49
Early Asian : MEDE
50
Use the teeth : GNAW
51
Height: Prefix : ACRO
52
Divulge : TELL
54
Mag men : EDS
55
Clock symbol : XII
56
Chicken or small : POX

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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