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New York Times, Friday, November 16, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,861
Across Down
1. Modish : CHIC
5. One of the Days : DORIS
10. Cafeteria gear : TRAY
14. Grassy plant : RUSH
15. French floor : ETAGE
16. Flower : ROSE
17. "It's a sin to tell ___" : ALIE
18. Tree : CHINQUAPIN
20. Tree : BASSWOOD
22. If not : UNLESS
23. Wood product : TAR
24. Peau de ___ : SOIE
25. Places vertically : UPENDS
28. Tree : WHITEASH
32. Nest : NIDUS
33. Mother of Uranus, et al. : GAEAS
34. ___ tree (hive location) : BEE
35. "___ la vie" : CEST
36. Rx amounts : DOSES
37. High praise : RAVE
38. Gobbled : ATE
39. Boast : VAUNT
40. Regaled : FETED
41. Tree : PALMETTO
43. Trees : ALDERS
44. Certain bills : ONES
45. "Arabian Nights" bird : ROC
46. Catch craftily : ENTRAP
49. Tree : UMBRELLA
54. Tree : DOUGLASFIR
56. Ruin : DOIN
57. Miss Moffo : ANNA
58. Sierra ___ : LEONE
59. Tree of Asia : ACLE
60. Average : MEAN
61. Schooner features : MASTS
62. Rogers and Campanella : ROYS
1. Seafood item : CRAB
2. Oahu choreography : HULA
3. Wife of Osiris : ISIS
4. Tree : CHESTNUT
5. Ornamentations : DECORS
6. Second emperor after Nero : OTHO
7. Incursion : RAID
8. Where a car key goes: Abbr. : IGN
9. Trees : SEQUOIAS
10. Kerry city : TRALEE
11. ___ in (entice) : ROPE
12. Secondhand sign : ASIS
13. Ginza coins : YENS
19. Singletons : UNITS
21. Bankrolls : WADS
24. White-sale item : SHEET
25. Use a bottle opener : UNCAP
26. St. Peter's treasure : PIETA
27. Defunct auto : EDSEL
28. "That ___ lady . . . " : WASNO
29. Subside : ABATE
30. Disjoin : SEVER
31. Listens to : HEEDS
33. Toe ailments : GOUTS
36. Tree : DATEPALM
37. Tree : REDCEDAR
39. Corruptible : VENAL
40. Spanish blossom : FLOR
42. Le Fay : MORGAN
43. Trees, in the Ardennes : ARBRES
46. Cheese : EDAM
47. No part : NONE
48. Large food fish : TUNA
49. Certain sightings: Abbr. : UFOS
50. After-dinner item : MINT
51. Wacky : LOCO
52. Miss Pons : LILY
53. Chemical suffixes : ANES
55. Kind of lion or level : SEA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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