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New York Times, Tuesday, November 20, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,865
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1. Fur : SABLE
6. Construction piece : TBAR
10. Mrs. Cantor and others : IDAS
14. Michael or Richard : ARLEN
15. Actor Robert : ALDA
16. U. S. aid group : CARE
17. "St. ___" : LOUISBLUES
19. Albion's neighbor : ERIN
20. Farm animal : EWE
21. Basket for an angler : CREEL
22. Kefauver : ESTES
23. Beloved, in Italy : CARA
25. Where Anna taught : SIAM
27. Compass direction : SSE
28. Guthrie et al. : ARLOS
29. Sanctum or circle : INNER
31. Pacific features : ATOLLS
32. French marshal : NEY
33. At ___ : EASE
37. Red Square cathedral name : BASIL
38. Ray Milland's "trip" : DTS
39. Dark : UNLIT
40. Gaelic : ERSE
41. "What's that?" : HUH
42. Kind of pace : SNAILS
43. Scant : SPARE
45. ___ and a promise : ALICK
46. Queen ___ : MAB
49. Impetuous ardor : ELAN
50. U. S. painter Thomas : COLE
51. Approximately : ABOUT
53. Jeweled coronet : TIARA
55. Pellets for a boy's gun : BBS
58. Paris designer : DIOR
59. London bell and U. S. comic : BIGBENBLUE
61. Cutting tool : ADZE
62. Nobel physicist : BOHR
63. Site of Hindu ruins: Var. : ELURA
64. Encounter : MEET
65. Against : ANTI
66. Textile workers : DYERS
1. Washington's Birthday event : SALE
2. Lined up : AROW
3. Paycheck deduction item : BLUECROSS
4. Dorothy Lamour adornment : LEI
5. Inscribe on parchment : ENSCROLL
6. Chaucerian account : TALE
7. Popular song of yore : BLUESINTHENIGHT
8. Sweet girls : ADELINES
9. Smooth shaven: Fr. : RAS
10. Desserts : ICES
11. Pub weapons : DARTS
12. Zodiac sign : ARIES
13. Sixth ___ : SENSE
18. Metal for a monkey : BRASS
22. Scottish uncle : EME
24. World War side : ALLIES
26. "___ number can play" : ANY
28. Perfume: Var. : ATAR
30. Hang up again : RENAIL
31. Nancy's son : ABE
34. Gown color : ALICEBLUE
35. Worm product : SILK
36. Noun suffixes : ETS
38. Period covered : DURATION
39. Languishing on library shelves : UNLOANED
41. Holbrook : HAL
42. "___ bleu!" : SACRE
44. Cat or dog : PET
46. Name for Merman : MADAM
47. Hymn word : ABIDE
48. Rotgut : BOOZE
52. Chemical suffix : URET
54. Shelter : ABRI
56. Ironside portrayer : BURR
57. Black et al. : SEAS
59. College degree : BBA
60. Traveler Nellie : BLY

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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