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New York Times, Wednesday, January 24, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 328 (avg 1.81)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,565
Across Down
1. Rib : JOSH
5. Pronoun : HIS
8. Subjoin : ADD
11. Understanding : INWIT
13. Piece : HUNK
14. Vaticinator : SEER
15. Balloon-tired vehicle : BEACHBUGGY
17. Cantina fare : TACO
18. Fast jet : SST
19. European capital : ROME
20. Fields : AREAS
21. Galoot : BOZO
22. Namath specialties : AERIALS
24. Roadside symbol : ARROW
27. Stone wall : RIPRAP
29. Opinions : VIEWS
30. Make out : ESPY
31. Man of Bangkok : THAI
35. On the rocks : ICED
36. Chelmsford's county : ESSEX
37. Wrigglers : EELS
38. Dingle : DELL
39. ___ fortis : AQUA
40. Outcries : BAWLS
41. Comes next : ENSUES
43. Effort : ESSAY
44. City-desk concern : REWRITE
47. Ouse feeder : AIRE
49. Anchor position : ATRIP
50. Competent : ABLE
51. Sentry's word : FOE
54. Singer Joan : BAEZ
55. With finesse : SKILLFULLY
58. Bishop's seat : APSE
59. Charter : HIRE
60. Figure of speech : TROPE
61. Vietnamese holiday : TET
62. Agent : SPY
63. Privation : NEED
1. Sails : JIBS
2. Bucks : ONES
3. Clout : SWAT
4. ___ jacet : HIC
5. Immense : HUGE
6. Common word ending : ING
7. Send soaring : SKY
8. Circe's isle : AEAEA
9. Paste-on : DECAL
10. Impurity : DROSS
12. Coverlets : THROWS
13. Capriccio : HUMORESQUE
14. Gypsy Rose Lee's forte : STRIPTEASE
16. Dickens : BOZ
20. Sky Altar : ARA
21. Expurgate : BOWDLERIZE
22. Open to placation : APPEASABLE
23. Sand-snake genus : ERYX
24. Greedy : AVID
25. U. S. playwright : RICE
26. Fishing gear : REEL
28. Eventuate : ISSUE
32. Conforms strictly : HEWS
33. Nazimova : ALLA
34. Suburb of Paris : ISSY
36. "___ of Eden" : EAST
40. Dispossessed : BEREFT
42. Small portion : NIP
44. Moroccan city : RABAT
45. Storehouse : ETAPE
46. Distort : WREST
48. Faulty : ILL
50. Vivacious : AIRY
51. Polar sight : FLOE
52. Greek flask : OLPE
53. Regarded : EYED
55. Commands for silence : SHS
56. Undressed hide : KIP
57. Jardiniere : URN

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

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