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New York Times, Thursday, November 29, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,874
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1. Ancient Briton : PICT
5. Do a second-story job : STEAL
10. N. T. book : ACTS
14. In a casual way : IDLY
15. Low area of Palestine : ARABA
16. Plum : SLOE
17. Miss or East : NEAR
18. Eastern inn : SERAI
19. Notify : WARN
20. Bacchanalia : CAROUSAL
22. Bordeaux wine : CLARET
24. Wallach : ELI
25. Admit : LETON
27. Lonely number : ONE
28. Bursae : SACS
30. Writer Howard : FAST
32. Comic strip word : BAM
35. Billiard stroke : MASSE
37. Eight: Prefix : OCTO
38. Tops : AONE
39. Byron's mistress : CLAIRECLAIRMONT
42. Late comedian : LAHR
43. Bird or cutlet : VEAL
44. Strong emotions : HATES
45. Writer Wolfert : IRA
46. Expensive : DEAR
47. Fowl's companion : FISH
48. Bread : RYE
50. East European river : NEMAN
52. Self : EGO
55. Dessert : ECLAIR
58. Swimmer's apparatus : NOSECLIP
60. Food for ruers : CROW
61. Rumor : ONDIT
63. Garage job, for short : LUBE
64. Cut : HEWN
65. Henry or Marianne : MOORE
66. Maple genus : ACER
67. Has a debt : OWES
68. Doubleday : ABNER
69. ___ Verde : MESA
1. ___-nez : PINCE
2. Consummate : IDEAL
3. Heroine of seven-volume novel : CLARISSAHARLOWE
4. Novice : TYRO
5. Talks back : SASSES
6. Partner of trick : TREAT
7. Edward Hyde : EARLOFCLARENDON
8. Arab garment : ABA
9. Secular : LAIC
10. Dam site : ASWAN
11. Author of "The Women" : CLAREBOOTHELUCE
12. Sped : TORE
13. Transported : SENT
21. Modern malady : ULCER
23. Sodom emigrant : LOT
26. Port of Brazil : NATAL
29. Arabian district : ASIR
31. ___-disant : SOI
33. Girl of 1,000 days : ANNE
34. Yogi's team : METS
35. Roman 1,151 : MCLI
36. Winged : ALAR
37. Kind of voyage : OCEAN
38. Between amo and amat : AMAS
40. Woman of three faces : EVE
41. Wagner's river : RHINE
46. Agnus ___ : DEI
47. Queen's exhortation to Alice : FASTER
49. Signs of ennui : YAWNS
51. Party fabric : MOIRE
53. Barbed remarks : GIBES
54. Marx Brothers locale : OPERA
55. Narcissus's admirer : ECHO
56. ___ cut : CREW
57. City of Italia : ROMA
59. Quahog : CLAM
62. S. F. hill : NOB

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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