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New York Times, Saturday, January 20, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { G J X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,561
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1. Hamburger garnish : CATSUP
7. Indians for whom a sea was named : CARIBS
13. Atelier item : PALETTE
14. Eskimo, e.g. : AMERIND
16. Harp on : ITERATE
17. Sea cow : MANATEE
18. Court's concern : LAW
19. Recidivism : RELAPSE
21. Holiday in Vietnam : TET
22. Patchwork : OLIO
24. A founder of Rome : REMUS
25. Simple : MERE
26. Noted Ohio family : TAFTS
28. Ecole ___ Beaux Arts : DES
29. More grievous : SORER
30. Furtive : SNEAKY
32. Fill out a questionnaire : RESPOND
34. True to life : REALISTIC
36. Man from Laos : ASIATIC
38. Pericles's place : ATHENS
42. Compare : LIKEN
43. Blowout sound : BAM
45. Hair-raising : EERIE
46. Mythical troublemaker : ERIS
47. Morning hour : TENAM
49. Decipher : READ
50. Elec. unit : AMP
51. Ascot sight : PARASOL
53. Jeff Davis's gov't. : CSA
54. Peppery condiment : PAPRIKA
56. Basketball team : QUINTET
58. Like woodland deities : SILENIC
59. Set free : UNLOOSE
60. Actor Sam : LEVENE
61. Tennyson heroine : ETARRE
1. Man from Barcelona : CATALAN
2. Food fish : ALEWIFE
3. Hawaii was one: Abbr. : TER
4. Castor or Pollux : STAR
5. Complete : UTTER
6. Decorticated : PEELED
7. Groves of academe : CAMPUSES
8. Store up : AMASS
9. Descartes : RENE
10. Novelist Levin : IRA
11. Bog bird : BITTERN
12. Showed disdain : SNEERED
13. S.A.C. men : PILOTS
15. Hinder : DETER
20. Records on U.S.A. : AMERICANA
23. Eared seals : OTARIES
25. Minnie of old song : MOOCHER
27. Scottish dagger : SKEAN
29. Petty ill will : SPITE
31. Sun ___-sen : YAT
33. Depot: Abbr. : STA
35. Pianist from Wisconsin : LIBERACE
36. Kind of stamp : AIRMAIL
37. Three-fourths of a bushel : SKIPPLE
39. Construction man : ERECTOR
40. Sumatrans' neighbors : NIASESE
41. Composed : SEDATE
42. Entrechats : LEAPS
44. Where Romeo met Juliet : MASQUE
47. Tibetan beast : TAKIN
48. Ida or Vernon : MOUNT
51. Loblolly : PINE
52. Miss Lee : LILA
55. Gun a motor : REV
57. Connective : NOR

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

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