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New York Times, Tuesday, November 6, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,851
Across Down
1. Distantly : AFAR
5. Social liabilities : SNOBS
10. "___ corny as . . . " : IMAS
14. Family tree : LINE
15. Chemical carbon : TOLAN
16. Receptionist's word : NEXT
17. Engrossed : DEEP
18. Large snake : ABOMA
19. Indian weight : PALA
20. Like a preliminary rinse : OFTHEFIRSTWATER
23. Clods : OAFS
24. Windy City, for short : CHI
25. Foundation offerings : GRANTS
28. ___ one's side (annoyance) : ATHORNIN
33. Rent again : RELET
34. Israeli port : ACRE
35. Muttonfish : SAMA
36. Kind of mode : ALA
37. Nero Wolfe products : ORCHIDS
40. Zodiac animal : RAM
41. Hoover et al. : DAMS
43. Corsica, etc.: Fr. : ILES
44. Podge's partner : HODGE
46. Loses one's temper : EXPLODES
48. Felt : SENSED
49. Hairy or Barbary : APE
50. Relative of shoo : SCAT
51. Comes down hard : RAINSPITCHFORKS
59. "Thanks ___" : ALOT
60. Not ___ in the world : ACARE
61. Stamp-collector's unit : PANE
62. Elias or Gordie : HOWE
63. Truth ___ : SERUM
64. Roman writer : OVID
65. W. W. I plane : SPAD
66. Group : TRIBE
67. Conniptions : FITS
1. Actor Ray : ALDO
2. Feudal estate : FIEF
3. Dill : ANET
4. Call back : REPHONE
5. Places for flags : STAFFS
6. Ora pro ___ : NOBIS
7. Swan genus : OLOR
8. Dull noises : BAMS
9. Seized : SNATCHED
10. Two by two : INPAIRS
11. Essential part : MEAT
12. Auto part : AXLE
13. Polaris : STAR
21. ___ excess (put on pounds) : EATTO
22. Once-popular song : WHO
25. Kind of crossing : GRADE
26. Mitigate : RELAX
27. "Thy word is ___ unto my feet" : ALAMP
28. Has miseries : ACHES
29. Speaker of sports : TRIS
30. Ointments : NARDS
31. Symbol : IMAGE
32. Designated : NAMED
34. P. I. tree : ACLE
38. Miss one's bus stop : RIDEPAST
39. Bundle : SHEAF
42. Inclined : SLANTED
45. Having control : ONTOPOF
47. Harvest goddess : OPS
48. Rhyme arrangement : SCHEME
50. Cancel, as a mission : SCRUB
51. Encouraging calls : RAHS
52. Off balance : ALOP
53. Hawkeye's home : IOWA
54. Froster : ICER
55. Old coin of Italy : TARI
56. Shankar : RAVI
57. Work on a sweater : KNIT
58. Latin conjunctions : SEDS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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