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New York Times, Saturday, October 27, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,841
Across Down
1. Bitter : ACERB
6. Radar-screen reading : BLIP
10. See 5 Down : BILL
14. Egg white : GLAIR
15. Football play : RUSH
16. Hodgepodge : OLIO
17. Miss Lisi of films : VIRNA
18. Faulkner's "As ___ Dying" : ILAY
19. "Good Earth" name : OLAN
20. Spring month: Abbr. : APL
21. Knick Goliath named David : DEBUSSCHERE
24. Writer of juveniles : MILNE
26. Knick score, at times : IOO
27. Props for Shelley Berman : PHONES
29. Constituents : FACTORS
33. Bibby of Knicks : HENRY
34. Jerry, front and center : LUCAS
35. Front-page box : EAR
37. Hungary's Nagy : IMRE
38. Nasser : GAMAL
39. Loafing : IDLE
40. Pathet ___ : LAO
41. Moderated, with "down" : TONED
42. What the horse had want of : ASHOE
43. Of galaxies : NEBULAR
45. Numberless : UNTOLD
46. Ending for stew or drunk : ARD
47. Wine cask deposit : ARGOL
48. Knick player : WALTFRAZIER
53. Caucasian ibex : ZAC
56. Kazan : ELIA
57. Resorts to : USES
58. Metrical feet : IAMBI
60. Sam Jaffe role : LAMA
61. Hard or soft item : SELL
62. Put in force : ENACT
63. Meminger of Knicks : DEAN
64. Philip Nolan's creator : HALE
65. Dentist's suggestion : RINSE
1. Performers' group: Abbr. : AGVA
2. Paper fastener : CLIP
3. The Pearl of 31 Down : EARLMONROE
4. Ginza coin : RIN
5. Ex-Princeton star : BRADLEY
6. Suborn : BRIBE
7. "But don't bring ___" : LULU
8. "The corn ___ high as . . . " : ISAS
9. Kind of exam or culture : PHYSICAL
10. Guy Lombardo tune : BOOHOO
11. That: Lat. : ILLE
12. Defendant's shout at times : LIAR
13. Prairie or cowhand : LONE
22. Pulver, e.g.: Abbr. : ENS
23. Quonset-hut items : COTS
25. Concerning : INRE
27. Jackson of Knicks : PHIL
28. Male-chauvinist's ideal : HEMAN
29. One who rages : FUMER
30. French or Royal: Abbr. : ACAD
31. Knick V.I.P. : REDHOLZMAN
32. Ingredient of suntan lotion : SALOL
34. Singer Cantrell : LANA
36. Center Willis : REED
38. 1849 event : GOLDRUSH
39. Ratio words : ISTO
41. Street gang's territory : TURF
42. More indignant : ANGRIER
44. Corregidor's neighbor : BATAAN
45. Actress Mary : URE
47. Standee's site : AISLE
48. After Tuesday : WELD
49. Wings : ALAE
50. Pizarro's city : LIMA
51. Offshore : ASEA
52. Announcer Harry Von ___ : ZELL
54. Sesame St. topic : ABCS
55. Refer to : CITE
59. Roadrunner's relative : ANI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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