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New York Times, Tuesday, January 23, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,564
Across
1. Ruhr city : HAMM
5. Magnate : BARON
10. Diving bird : SMEW
14. Shrub genus : OLEA
15. ___ citato : OPERE
16. Hari : MATA
17. Sigil : SEAL
18. General at Bataan : WAINWRIGHT
20. Sweetbrier : EGLANTINE
22. Tilting : ALIST
23. Wind : COIL
24. Stamp : DIE
25. Hackney coach : FIACRE
28. Machine-shop area : TOOLROOM
33. Dupré's instrument : ORGAN
34. Beverly of opera : SILLS
35. Bitter herb : RUE
36. Mountain passes : COLS
37. Hard resin : COPAL
38. Light touches : PATS
39. Upward: Prefix : ANO
40. Rose-red dye : EOSIN
41. Asian land : KOREA
42. City on the Androscoggin : LEWISTON
44. Some boatmen : POLERS
45. Pen : STY
46. Supporter : ALLY
47. Sneezy sound : ACHOO
50. Duke : ELLINGTON
55. Green mineral : CHALCOLITE
57. Rounded projection : LOBE
58. Pinochle play : MELD
59. Super-___ : DUPER
60. Leave out : OMIT
61. Feminine ending : ETTE
62. Then: Fr. : ALORS
63. Golf areas : TEES
Down
1. Water carrier : HOSE
2. Shake ___ : ALEG
3. Word with oat or piece : MEAL
4. Canes : MALACCAS
5. Neckwear : BOWTIE
6. "To fetch ___ of . . . " : APAIL
7. Control : REIN
8. Department of France : ORNE
9. Fresh : NEW
10. Whale in a Kipling story : SMILER
11. Yuletide trio : MAGI
12. Old English letters : ETHS
13. Name on a light bulb : WATT
19. Marsh birds : RAILS
21. Teutonic goddess : NORN
24. Puppet : DOLL
25. Pivotal : FOCAL
26. Perfume ingredient : IRONE
27. Rosy : AGLOW
28. Basketball play : TIPIN
29. Pearl Buck character : OLAN
30. Pray: Lat. : ORARE
31. Peripheral : OUTER
32. Tablelands : MESAS
34. Passable : SOSO
37. French President : COTY
38. Multilingual : POLYGLOT
40. Medieval sword : ESTOC
41. Perfume city, to Germans : KOLN
43. Tristram's love : ISOLDE
44. Tool-kit item : PLIERS
46. Kind of ego : ALTER
47. Peak : ACME
48. Huntley : CHET
49. Stop : HALT
50. After Ab : ELUL
51. Chinese poet : LIPO
52. Book : TOME
53. Stage award : OBIE
54. Clears : NETS
56. Harem room : ODA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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