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New York Times, Friday, January 26, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,567
Across Down
1. Big gulf : ABYSS
6. Kid : RIB
9. Force : DINT
13. Institute in N. Y. : PRATT
14. Time period : ERA
15. Estate : MANOR
16. Bet participant : TAKER
17. Take ___ in hand : PEN
18. Tilled land : ARADA
19. You're welcome: Sp. : DENADA
21. Part of a culture : FOLKWAY
23. Site of confusion : TOWEROFBABEL
25. Utters : SAYS
27. Common abbr. : ETC
28. Poetic start : OPE
29. Strain : TRY
30. Author Harte : BRET
31. Constructs : ERECTS
35. Century plant : AGAVE
37. Aurora in Greece : EOS
39. Lowest deck : ORLOP
40. Rustics : YOKELS
42. Penny dreadful : PULP
44. Western Indian : UTE
45. ___ of hope : RAY
46. Gold, in Madrid : ORO
47. Tub : SCOW
48. Jargon : GOBBLEDEGOOK
52. Unusual subjects : CURIOSA
53. Physicist Enrico and family : FERMIS
55. Reject for George C. Scott : OSCAR
56. Louis XIV, e.g. : ROI
58. Great! : DANDY
60. Certain party-goers : STAGS
61. Home spirit : LAR
62. English composer : ELGAR
63. Doublet's companion : HOSE
64. French holy woman: Abbr. : STE
65. Dares : RISKS
1. Prone : APT
2. Nail : BRAD
3. Indulge in earbending : YAKETYYAK
4. Certain pool members : STENOS
5. Hat type : STRAW
6. Banter : REPARTEE
7. Emerald Isle: Abbr. : IRE
8. Canadian resort : BANFF
9. Bock, for one : DARKBEER
10. Admiring, with "of" : INAWE
11. Of tree knobs : NODAL
12. Salver : TRAY
15. Noted word scrambler : MALAPROP
20. Game animal : DEER
22. Wind instrument : OBOE
24. Many-armed marine animal : OCTOPOD
25. Brace : STAY
26. Jason's ship : ARGO
30. Presses to absurd lengths : BELABORS
32. Sounds of concern : CLUCKINGS
33. Dorothy's dog : TOTO
34. Gush : SPEW
36. Wordiness : VERBIAGE
38. Bound to succeed : SUREFIRE
41. Word parts: Abbr. : SYLS
43. Theater seat : LOGE
47. East African : SOMALI
48. Relish : GUSTO
49. Killer whales : ORCAS
50. Peers : EARLS
51. Judge's call : ORDER
52. Blackjack, in London : COSH
54. State: Abbr. : SDAK
57. Cereal grass : OAT
59. Time periods: Abbr. : YRS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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