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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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C
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L
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B
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W
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,841
Across
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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
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Faulkner's "As ___ Dying" : ILAY
19
"Good Earth" name : OLAN
20
Spring month: Abbr. : APL
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Knick Goliath named David : DEBUSSCHERE
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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
Down
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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