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New York Times, Thursday, November 1, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,846
Across Down
1. Support : BACK
5. Heat, as milk : SCALD
10. Pornography : SMUT
14. French pronoun : ELLE
15. Forbidden : TABOO
16. Soft drink : COLA
17. Do a Horatius-like job : STANDONESGROUND
20. Top or doll : TOY
21. Kind of beer : ROOT
22. Rinses : HENNAS
23. Peevishness : BILE
24. Inpressionist painter : MONET
25. Monsters : OGRES
27. Hot-tip offerer : TOUT
28. Farm product : EGG
31. Chicken size : FRIER
32. Consequently : THUS
33. Ski lift : TBAR
34. Footing at Pompeii : LAVA
35. Heel : LOUSE
36. Autumn air feature : HAZE
37. Particular : ITEM
38. TV award : EMMY
39. Pooh's favorite edible : HONEY
40. Word with diem : PER
41. Stage : STEP
42. Yanks : JERKS
43. Footnote terms : IBIDS
45. Soy or navy : BEAN
46. Nevada feature : CASINO
48. Lean, as a ship : LIST
49. Fuss : ADO
52. Do auto-repair work : LIEDOWNONTHEJOB
55. Pay up : ANTE
56. Poke : NUDGE
57. Relief-pitcher's achievement : SAVE
58. Couples : DUOS
59. Guide : STEER
60. Victim : PREY
1. Edna of theater : BEST
2. Choir voice : ALTO
3. Ali's original name : CLAY
4. Venturi : KEN
5. Milkmaids' needs : STOOLS
6. Light vessel : CANOE
7. Aid : ABET
8. Spanish article : LOS
9. Place for one out of favor : DOGHOUSE
10. Westminster stone : SCONE
11. Quack : MOUNTEBANK
12. Arm bone : ULNA
13. Children : TADS
18. Major appliance : DRIER
19. Torn : RENT
23. Sunfish : BREAM
24. Timid : MOUSY
25. Give a speech : ORATE
26. Originate : GIVERISETO
27. Pound : THUMP
29. Stares : GAZES
30. Zane or Lady Jane : GREY
31. Wilson : FLIP
32. Dictionaries, etc. : TOMES
33. Rose's drawback : THORN
35. Disappointments : LETDOWNS
39. British P. M. : HEATH
41. Word form for an Asian land : SINO
42. Clown : JESTER
44. Waits : BIDES
45. Spree : BINGE
46. Dressed : CLAD
47. Japanese native : AINU
48. Rich source : LODE
49. Neither open nor shut : AJAR
50. Peace symbol : DOVE
51. Be docile : OBEY
53. Oddball : NUT
54. Particularly: Abbr. : ESP

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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