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New York Times, Monday, October 1, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,815
Across Down
1. Writer's mark : CARET
6. Painter's concern : TRIM
10. Bound : TIED
14. Roman friends : AMICI
15. French river : OISE
16. Book-jacket blurb : RAVE
17. Wicked city : SODOM
18. Wily scheme : STRATAGEM
20. Before : ERE
21. ___ on balls : BASE
23. Piquant : SAVORY
24. Of the skin : DERMAL
26. Sea-foam : SPUME
28. Woes : ILLS
30. Cork's place : IRELAND
34. Hackneyed : STEREOTYPED
38. "That's my ___!" : BOY
39. Retired nook : COVE
40. Good name, for short : REP
41. Diva's offering : ARIA
42. Suffix with script or strict : URE
43. Crowd-pleaser : DRAWINGCARD
47. Certain income : PENSION
49. In good order : NEAT
50. Vanity : PRIDE
52. Used a certain well : WISHED
56. Followers of a Greek philosophy : STOICS
59. Part of a soup-and-fish : VEST
61. Crew member : OAR
62. Feather sprays : AIGRETTES
64. Wash out : ELUTE
66. Hurting : SORE
67. Goes wrong : ERRS
68. Moss, wild and old : ROSES
69. Having color : HUED
70. Deserve : RATE
71. All in : SPENT
1. Surveyed the joint : CASED
2. Love: It. : AMORE
3. Purple Sage figure : RIDER
4. Habitat: Prefix : ECO
5. Pastry shell : TIMBALE
6. Mix the salad : TOSS
7. Solemn events : RITES
8. Medit. country : ISR
9. Use a yardstick : MEASURE
10. Activity for a retiree : TRAVEL
11. Symbol of treachery : IAGO
12. In any way : EVER
13. Paper size : DEMY
19. Under control : TAMED
22. Closely related: Prefix : ALLO
25. Bog : MIRE
27. Apple : PIPPIN
29. Leave helpless : STRAND
31. Western canyon mouth : ABRA
32. Monte Carlo color : NOIR
33. Couple : DYAD
34. Porgy : SCUP
35. Rushed headlong : TORE
36. Steady : EVEN
37. Tree : YEW
41. Statutes : ACTS
43. Wicked queen of Thebes : DIRCE
44. Revel noisily : ROISTER
45. TV offering : NEWS
46. Outmoded legwear : GAITERS
48. Slender and pointed : SPIRED
51. Turn outward : EVERT
53. Tudor or York, e.g. : HOUSE
54. Corroded : EATEN
55. Clad, to poets : DREST
56. Girdle : SASH
57. Southern Indian : TIOU
58. Monster : OGRE
60. Existence: Lat. : ESSE
63. Refrain word : TRA
65. Cut off : LOP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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