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New York Times, Monday, December 10, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,885
Across
1. Warning device : RADAR
6. Cheese : EDAM
10. Vosges, etc.: Abbr. : MTS
13. In reserve : ASIDE
14. Word with gay or bag : NOSE
15. Ulster : COAT
16. Skinflint : MISER
17. Toaster or iron : APPLIANCE
19. Moccasin : PAC
20. Formerly : ONCE
22. Interrupt : CUTIN
23. Do a certain house job : HAUNT
25. Airline listings : FLIGHTS
27. Pure : CHASTE
29. Malibu or Miami : BEACH
30. Eagle's nest : AERIE
31. Belligerent : COMBATIVE
35. Old piece of clothing : RAG
36. Fates : DOOMS
37. State: Abbr. : NEV
38. Dictate : PRESCRIBE
41. ___ Free Europe : RADIO
43. Weepy : TEARY
44. Leopard or lynx : FELINE
45. Type of battery : STORAGE
48. Memento : RELIC
49. Hook, in biology : HAMUS
50. Early baby word : DADA
51. Knack : ART
54. Primitive : ELEMENTAL
57. Nero or Pan : PETER
59. Pets : DOGS
60. Nobleman : EARL
61. Tend a fire : STOKE
62. Scottish snow : SNA
63. Card : TREY
64. Unnatural : EERIE
Down
1. Inclined way : RAMP
2. Continent : ASIA
3. Pink-slip news : DISCHARGE
4. Summer drink : ADE
5. Change a course : REROUTE
6. Decree : ENACT
7. Sap : DOPE
8. Snake : ASP
9. Torme : MEL
10. Period of time : MONTH
11. Unspoken : TACIT
12. British guns : STENS
15. Played back of the plate : CAUGHT
18. Gum tree : ICICA
21. Direction : NNE
24. "___ was saying" : ASI
25. French woman : FEMME
26. Workshops : LABS
27. Complain : CARP
28. Listen : HEAR
29. Kind of trap : BOOBY
31. Coconut fiber: Var. : COIRE
32. Gauge : INDICATOR
33. Coal deposit : VEIN
34. Bacchanal's cry : EVOE
36. Protract, with "out" : DRAG
39. Plays a guitar : STRUMS
40. ___ fire : CEASE
41. Backslide : RELAPSE
42. Lion of God : ALI
44. Nurtured : FED
45. Gets rid of : SHEDS
46. Hawk feature : TALON
47. End : OMEGA
48. Auto event : RALLY
50. Defy : DARE
52. Native of Baluchistan : REKI
53. Family or Xmas : TREE
55. Seine : NET
56. Sailor : TAR
58. French summer : ETE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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