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New York Times, Saturday, January 6, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,547
Across
1. "Get a ___ of this" : LOAD
5. Former money in Antwerp : BELGA
10. Zhivago lady : LARA
14. Jason's ship : ARGO
15. Noun suffix : ATION
16. Moslem title : IMAM
17. Side dish : SLAW
18. Butler of fiction : RHETT
19. Plains sight : SAGE
20. Threefold : TERNARY
22. Pagan : HEATHEN
24. Sing in a way : TRILL
26. One of a Latin trio : AMO
27. Light-colored one : ALBINO
30. Property of radiant energy : ACTINISM
35. Mud : SLIME
36. Suffered : ACHED
37. Kind of hold : TOE
38. Sound : SANE
39. Have, in Paris : AVOIR
40. Handle : HAFT
41. French soul : AME
42. Botanical spike : AMENT
43. Contradict : BELIE
44. W.W. I name : MATAHARI
46. Hungarian : MAGYAR
47. Road material : TAR
48. Land of the Labyrinth : CRETE
50. British garbage can : DUSTBIN
54. Cork's place : IRELAND
58. Sea eagle : ERNE
59. Inclined : LEANT
61. Dies ___ : IRAE
62. Sponsorship : EGIS
63. Musical direction : LARGO
64. Insects : ANTS
65. Engrossed : RAPT
66. Bean : ORSON
67. Breakfast place : NOOK
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1. Cobbler's form : LAST
2. Heraldic border : ORLE
3. Gelling agent : AGAR
4. Inactive period in a factory : DOWNTIME
5. Spanish quarter of a city : BARRIO
6. Kind of gasoline : ETHYL
7. Trygve : LIE
8. Teuton : GOTH
9. Aardvark : ANTEATER
10. Ex-champ Sonny : LISTON
11. Nurse, in Asia : AMAH
12. Fury : RAGE
13. Closing word : AMEN
21. Composer Thomas : ARNE
23. During : AMID
25. Sparing of words : LACONIC
27. Indian state : ASSAM
28. S. A. animal : LLAMA
29. ___-Simon test : BINET
31. Child : CHIT
32. Land of the Apennines : ITALY
33. Capital of Bulgaria : SOFIA
34. Unit of length : METER
36. Affirm : AVER
39. Texas city : AMARILLO
40. Follower of a philosophy : HEGELIAN
42. Moby Dick's victim : AHAB
43. Diminish : BATE
45. Bear witness to : ATTEST
46. Trappist author Thomas : MERTON
49. Starr : RINGO
50. Ruminant : DEER
51. Ulan Bator, formerly : URGA
52. Cut : SNIP
53. Stingy : NEAR
55. Cartoonist : ARNO
56. Alliance of 1949 : NATO
57. Editor's place : DESK
60. ___ gratia artis : ARS

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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