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New York Times, Monday, November 12, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { C J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,857
Across Down
1. Surprised sound : GASP
5. City of Southwest : TULSA
10. Kind of boy : POOR
14. Celebes ox : ANOA
15. Mountain nymph : OREAD
16. Sea off Borneo : SULU
17. In a tough spot : BETWEENTWOFIRES
20. Pitiless : STONY
21. Withered : SERE
22. Barfly : SOT
23. Electric ___ : EELS
26. Dance : REEL
28. Churchman : PRELATE
31. Winter coatings : SLEETS
35. Common verb : ARE
36. Jackets : ETONS
38. Century plant : ALOE
39. ___ and water (endures) : GOESTHROUGHFIRE
43. Looped vase handle : ANSA
44. Ford of TV : ERNIE
45. Federal agency : OSS
46. Reciprocating motion : SEESAW
49. Person of mixed blood : MULATTO
51. Pitcher's rubber : SLAB
53. River of Brazil : PARU
54. Authority : SAY
57. Chills and fever : AGUE
59. Follow : TRAIL
63. Living dangerously : PLAYINGWITHFIRE
67. Jane Austen novel : EMMA
68. Varnish base : ELEMI
69. Singer Adams : EDIE
70. Chore : TASK
71. Pine product : RESIN
72. Rolltop : DESK
1. Chatters : GABS
2. Dill : ANET
3. Hernando de ___ : SOTO
4. Plains Indian : PAWNEE
5. Italian area : TOE
6. Receptacle : URN
7. "___ go, Mets!" : LETS
8. Woodsman : SAWER
9. Looks up to : ADORES
10. Greek letter : PSI
11. Pronoun : OURS
12. Bread spread : OLEO
13. Deteriorate : RUST
18. Small perforation : EYELET
19. Experience : FEEL
24. Wood strip : LATH
25. Business place : STORE
27. Table extender : LEAF
28. Predisposed : PRONE
29. Poet Lizette : REESE
30. Very large, in poems : ENORM
32. "Middlemarch" author : ELIOT
33. Sculpture piece : TORSO
34. Comprehends : SEES
35. Eastern notables : AGAS
37. Time of day : SUNUP
40. Impudence : SASS
41. Arizona river : GILA
42. Cricket's place : HEARTH
47. Jai ___ : ALAI
48. "Parsifal" composer : WAGNER
50. Sodded : TURFED
52. Kind of call : BUGLE
54. Small barracuda : SPET
55. College in Michigan : ALMA
56. Southern servings : YAMS
58. Farm animals : EWES
60. Helper : AIDE
61. Rainbow : IRIS
62. Pungent plant : LEEK
64. Asian animal : YAK
65. German measure : IMI
66. Soldier material : TIN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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