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New York Times, Monday, January 15, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,556
Across Down
1. Garb : HABIT
6. Blunder : GOOF
10. Desserts : ICES
14. Sugar: Suffix : ULOSE
15. Curtain fabric : LENO
16. ___ contendere : NOLO
17. Local V.I.P. : MAYOR
18. Old zither : ASOR
19. Salute : HAIL
20. Advice columnist : LANDERS
22. Regarding : ASTO
23. Hot or small items : POTATOES
26. Fritters away : WASTES
28. July 4 V.I.P. : ORATOR
29. Sensed : FELT
30. Sratagem : WILE
31. Colorless brandy : MIRABELLE
36. Nigerian tribe: Var. : EBO
37. German firearms : MAUSERS
39. ___-les-Bains : AIX
40. ___ Nibelung : RINGOFTHE
42. African gazelle : ADMI
43. Rock: Suffix : LITE
44. Relatives : UNCLES
46. Narrow passage : DEFILE
49. Harmless : INNOCENT
51. Numbers : ONES
52. Act as host : RECEIVE
54. Yearn : PANT
55. Declare : AVOW
56. Concepts : IDEAS
60. Lo! : ECCE
61. Spring period : LENT
62. Tropical tree : CEIBA
63. Gun : STEN
64. Girl : LASS
65. Tract : ESSAY
1. Drone : HUM
2. ___ carte : ALA
3. Kind of wonder : BOY
4. Place apart : ISOLATE
5. Monster: Prefix : TERATO
6. Forest area : GLADE
7. Bacteriologists' wires : OESES
8. ___ about : ONOR
9. Renounce firmly : FORSWEAR
10. One way to marry : INHASTE
11. Gold or Ivory : COAST
12. Typewriter type : ELITE
13. Songs : SOLOS
21. Conjunction : NOR
23. T.V.A. product : POWER
24. Small antelope : ORIBI
25. Claw : TALON
27. Vestments : ALBS
29. Not in use : FREE
31. Silent : MUTE
32. Sort of: Suffix : ISH
33. Eggnog server : LADLE
34. Psychological threshold : LIMEN
35. Live : EXIST
37. Drudge : MOIL
38. Notwithstanding : AFTERALL
41. Sparkle : GLISTEN
42. Agrees : ACCEDES
44. Prefix for cycle : UNI
45. Tyro : NOVICE
46. Fools : DOPES
47. Decree : ENACT
48. Hot-goods man : FENCE
49. Religious statues : ICONS
50. Salamanders : NEWTS
53. Shrub genus : EVEA
57. Ice: Ger. : EIS
58. Arabian garment : ABA
59. Utter : SAY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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