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New York Times, Thursday, October 4, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F H J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,818
Across
1. Unruffled : CALM
5. Small portions : DABS
9. Sword : EPEE
13. Form of Athena : ALEA
14. Leave out : OMIT
15. Iranian coins : RIALS
16. Wood-smoothing aid : SANDPAPER
18. Data fed to computers : INPUT
19. Piece of china : TEACUP
20. Sloping way : RAMP
22. Dutch commune : EDE
23. You love: Lat. : AMAS
25. Wall worker : PAPERER
27. Explosive substance : GUNPAPER
31. Fur : PELT
32. Overseas address : APO
33. Did fancywork : SEWED
35. Believer : DEIST
38. Particle : MOTE
40. Happen again : RECUR
42. Exchange premium : AGIO
43. Scoff : SNEER
45. Dashed : RACED
47. Time division : ERA
48. Baby carriage : PRAM
50. Acid dye : PAPERRED
52. Hauler of goods : DRAYMAN
55. London gallery : TATE
56. Celebrated sleeper : RIP
57. String or snap : BEAN
59. Jack and Minnie : PEARLS
63. Paragon : IDEAL
65. Illumination in a song : PAPERMOON
67. Nash forte : VERSE
68. Constantly : EVER
69. Hostess Maxwell : ELSA
70. Gaelic : ERSE
71. Seven ___ : SEAS
72. One of a pool's ends : DEEP
Down
1. Play group : CAST
2. Wings : ALAE
3. Songstress Horne : LENA
4. Reckless : MADCAP
5. Write a theme : DOAPAPER
6. Electrical unit: Abbr. : AMP
7. Brauhaus output : BIER
8. Shoulder-bag part : STRAP
9. German article : EIN
10. Formidable weakling : PAPERTIGER
11. Escape : ELUDE
12. Chemical compound : ESTER
15. Torn : RIPPED
17. Cougars : PUMAS
21. Touring aid : MAP
24. Conduit : SEWER
26. Zeno's home : ELEA
27. Whale groupings : GAMS
28. Brush ___ (review) : UPON
29. Writing materials : NOTEPAPERS
30. Summarize : RECAP
34. Gold coin of Europe : DUCAT
36. Beget : SIRE
37. Warty creature : TOAD
39. Weird : EERY
41. Decorates again : REPAPERS
44. Wander : RAMBLE
46. Restrain : DETER
49. Miss West : MAE
51. Enlarged : REAMED
52. Impel : DRIVE
53. Jockey : RIDER
54. Neck parts : NAPES
58. Hub : NAVE
60. Character : ROLE
61. Forfeit : LOSE
62. Dress fastener : SNAP
64. Enzyme: Suffix : ASE
66. Shade of green : PEA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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