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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
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,553
Across Down
1. Dundee headgear : TAM
4. Neighbor of Ida. : MONT
8. Mystery ship : QBOAT
13. Have bills : OWE
14. " . . . were Paradise ___!" : ENOW
15. Numerical prefix : QUADRI
16. Used to be : WAS
17. Certain notes : SEMIQUAVERS
19. Doctrine : ISM
20. Conceal : DISGUISE
21. Silent star, with 30 Across : THEDA
23. Jackie and ___ : ARI
24. 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. Has : EXPERIENCES
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
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, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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