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New York Times, Monday, October 15, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { C J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 244 (avg 1.29)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,829
Across
1. Danger : PERIL
6. Crime-fighting agency : FBI
9. Kind of race : DRAG
13. One of a guessing-game three : ANIMAL
15. Ship's record : LOG
16. Divorce city : RENO
17. Hereditary : INNATE
18. Irksome : ANNOYING
20. Sourdough's prizes : NUGGETS
22. Type of dress : MOD
23. Recent: Prefix : NEO
24. Yes, indeed, in Mexico : SISI
25. Armless seats : TABORETS
28. Artlessness : NAIVETE
30. On the peak : ATOP
33. Danish storyteller : ANDERSEN
36. Senseless : INANE
37. Flowered wreath : LEI
38. They're often veiled : THREATS
41. Young sheep : TEG
42. Adhesive and red : TAPES
44. Illegal voters : FLOATERS
46. Shield border : ORLE
47. Clothes makers : TAILORS
49. Kind of rug : ORIENTAL
51. Church area : APSE
55. Not talking : MUM
57. Relative of sis : BRO
58. Of a chemical compound : NITROUS
60. "Messiah," for one : ORATORIO
63. Sounds : NOISES
64. Greek letter : BETA
65. Cricket positions : ONS
66. Classes : GENERA
67. Part of C.B.S.: Abbr. : SYST
68. Football linemen: Abbr. : RTS
69. Impertinent : SASSY
Down
1. Companion of aches : PAINS
2. Weariness : ENNUI
3. Jewelry items : RINGS
4. Fancy : IMAGINE
5. Very recent : LATE
6. State: Abbr. : FLA
7. Witty remark : BONMOT
8. Refuse to recognize : IGNORE
9. Like some wine : DRY
10. Restore to office : REINSTATE
11. Bancroft : ANNE
12. Football fans' cries : GOGO
14. Rigan's language : LETTISH
19. Poem : ODE
21. Hoarder : SAVER
26. Charity event : BENEFIT
27. Brown shade : TAN
29. Skills : ARTS
31. Ace : ONER
32. Baseball throws : PEGS
33. Voice : ALTO
34. Close by : NEAR
35. People at the U. N. : DIPLOMATS
36. German river : ISAR
39. One of Poe's names : ALLAN
40. Ornamental work : TOOLING
43. Poetic contraction : EER
45. Empress : TSARINA
47. Fright : TERROR
48. Rub with oil : ANOINT
50. African native : IBO
52. Does model work : POSES
53. Court adversaries : SUERS
54. Try : ESSAY
55. Gangs : MOBS
56. Chemist Harold : UREY
59. Drives obliquely : TOES
61. Make lace : TAT
62. U. S. agency : OSS

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