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New York Times, Saturday, November 17, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,862
Across Down
1. Tree animal of S. A. : KINKAJOU
9. Dugout : ABRI
13. Repugnance : AVERSION
14. Leave high and dry : STRAND
16. Personification of French Republic : MARIANNE
17. Cower : CRINGE
18. Later : ANON
19. ___ a dollar : ASSOUNDAS
21. Earth: Prefix : GEO
24. "Shake ___!" : ALEG
25. Fascinated : SPELLBOUND
30. Formerly, of old : ERST
34. Emerges : COMESOUT
35. Author of "Silent Night" : MOHR
36. Roy : ROB
37. Most scary : EERIEST
41. Sylvan creature : DOE
42. Mother of Don Juan : INEZ
44. TV offering at 11 P.M. : LATENEWS
46. ___ nostrum : MARE
47. Maneuvers : OPERATIONS
49. Character in long-run play : ABIE
51. Southern soldier : REB
52. Lengthened : PROLONGED
57. Color for a cordon : BLEU
61. Fill the pipe again : REPACK
62. Corrupters : DEFILERS
65. ___ to high heaven : STINKS
66. To a certain extent : INASENSE
67. Family members : DADS
68. Acted as a bodyguard : ESCORTED
1. Hindu cupid : KAMA
2. Terrible man : IVAN
3. Black, in Italy : NERO
4. Kriss ___ : KRINGLE
5. ___ rule : ASA
6. Islamic spirit: Var. : JIN
7. Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
8. French articles : UNES
9. "Certified to be ___ copy" : ATRUE
10. "___ back alive" : BRINGEM
11. McNally's partner : RAND
12. Tropical plant : INGA
14. Shrew : SCOLD
15. ___ Moines : DES
20. ___ Salvador : SAN
22. Other : ELSE
23. Wind instrument : OBOE
25. Theater drop : SCRIM
26. City in India : POONA
27. Live coal : EMBER
28. "___ Town" : OUR
29. Workable : UTILE
31. Western show : RODEO
32. Demonstrated : SHOWN
33. Lock of hair : TRESS
38. ___ of corn : EAR
39. Asterisk : STAR
40. French head : TETE
43. Copenhagen's island : ZEALAND
45. Mouse, for one : NIBBLER
47. Sty sounds : OINKS
48. Miss Bracken : PEG
50. Beers : BOCKS
52. Twos: Abbr. : PRS
53. No longer active: Abbr. : RETD
54. Eye defect: Suffix : OPIA
55. Miss Adams : EDIE
56. Lairs : DENS
58. Did banking business : LENT
59. Gaelic : ERSE
60. Took advantage of : USED
63. Exact copy: Abbr. : FAC
64. Prefix for tope or mer : ISO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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