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New York Times, Thursday, January 25, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,566
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1. Short : BRIEF
6. Engrossed : RAPT
10. Whole component : PART
14. Starr : RINGO
15. Word with glades or green : EVER
16. From a distance : AFAR
17. Position : ALIGN
18. Resembling a leaf : PETALLIKE
20. Arrives : GETSTHERE
22. After, in Nice : APRES
23. Troubles : AILS
24. Preoccupy : OBSESS
25. Tiny Tim's flowers : TULIPS
28. "___ no man anything . . . " : OWE
29. Rabbits : LAPINS
30. Communities : VILLAGES
35. Seed : SPORE
36. British letter : ZED
37. French river : LOIRE
38. Holy Week ceremony : TENEBRAE
40. German : TEUTON
41. Triangle side : LEG
42. Weapons : RIFLES
43. Stormy bird : PETREL
47. Go-getter : DOER
48. Triple Crown horse : OMAHA
49. Lowering : DEGRADING
54. V.I.P. vehicle : LIMOUSINE
56. Part of U.S.N.A. : NAVAL
57. Ardor : ELAN
58. Newt: Var. : EVET
59. Use one's neck : CRANE
60. Dry : SERE
61. Taxis : CABS
62. Allen : ETHAN
1. Vaunt : BRAG
2. Miff : RILE
3. "Her heart wasn't ___" : INIT
4. Incites, with "on" : EGGS
5. Forest near Paris : FONTAINEBLEAU
6. Discourages : REPELS
7. Claims : AVERS
8. Sneaky name : PETE
9. Tin coin of Malay : TRA
10. Insect feelers : PALPS
11. Blazing : AFIRE
12. Roués : RAKES
13. Hair : TRESS
19. Pierre's love : LABELLEFRANCE
21. False rose fruit : HIPS
24. Pussycat's friend : OWL
25. Runner's goal : TAPE
26. In contact with : UPON
27. Read, in France : LIRE
28. Like: Suffix : OID
29. Assault boat : LST
30. Letter : VEE
31. Tribesman of Nepal : AOUL
32. French lodging : GITE
33. God of love : EROS
34. Japanese coin : SEN
36. Jagged line : ZAG
39. Kinsman: Abbr. : REL
40. Row : TIER
42. ___ Thesaurus : ROGETS
43. Natives of Lodz : POLES
44. Zola : EMILE
45. Daughter of David : TAMAR
46. Arles's river : RHONE
47. Star in Cygnus : DENEB
49. Singer : DIVA
50. Stitched fold : DART
51. Biblical city : IVAH
52. Zola novel : NANA
53. Campbell : GLEN
55. Wine quality : SEC

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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