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New York Times, Monday, October 29, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,843
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1. Kind of shark : CARD
5. Kind of fence : SPITE
10. Ruth : BABE
14. Spread : OLEO
15. Pig ___ : LATIN
16. Secondhand : USED
17. Dynasty of China : MING
18. Capital of Ghana : ACCRA
19. Burden : LOAD
20. Nutty tenants : BATSINTHEBELFRY
23. Insect : ANT
24. Circuit : LAP
25. Drooped : FLAGGED
29. Discerns : DETECTS
33. Grantland or Elmer : RICE
34. Like most mosques : DOMED
36. Christmas, in Cannes : NOEL
37. Doctrine : ISM
38. Hairpiece : RAT
39. French month : MAI
40. Guinness : ALEC
42. Worked on a house wall : SIDED
44. Musical interval : REST
45. Travel-section topics : RESORTS
47. Tells : RELATES
49. Mutt : CUR
50. Make edging : TAT
51. Lurking enemy : SNAKEINTHEGRASS
60. Distort : WARP
61. Apples, etc. : POMES
62. Official proceedings : ACTA
63. City in Italy : ASTI
64. Turn inside out : EVERT
65. Boast : CROW
66. U.S. cartoonist : NAST
67. Does a carpenter's job : SANDS
68. Fish : EELS
1. Search systematically : COMB
2. Inter ___ : ALIA
3. Fissure : RENT
4. Long time : DOGSAGE
5. Inclined : SLANTED
6. Agreement : PACT
7. Craving : ITCH
8. Place for a tread : TIRE
9. Made possible : ENABLED
10. Warmup place : BULLPEN
11. ___ now (immediately) : ASOF
12. Market figure : BEAR
13. Mary Baker : EDDY
21. Verb ending : ING
22. Corrode : EAT
25. Brother : FRIAR
26. Thread : LISLE
27. Summits : ACMES
28. Miss Day : DORIS
29. Prevent : DETER
30. Halley's, e.g. : COMET
31. Pester : TEASE
32. Slashes : SLITS
35. Like a March hare : MAD
41. Place for the pilot : COCKPIT
42. Décor for zebras : STRIPES
43. Abhors : DETESTS
44. Hectic routine : RATRACE
46. Regret : RUE
48. Delay : LAG
51. Kind of song or dive : SWAN
52. HQ for Skylab men : NASA
53. Crafts' partner : ARTS
54. Variable star : NOVA
55. Fed. agents : TMEN
56. Gray's "lowing ___" : HERD
57. Land unit : ACRE
58. Certain aircraft : STOL
59. Old sayings : SAWS

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