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New York Times, Thursday, December 13, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 336 (avg 1.80)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,888
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1. Prefix for dextrous : AMBI
5. Canadian tour attraction : BANFF
10. Thing: It. : COSA
14. Western art colony : TAOS
15. Coincide : AGREE
16. Weather word : HAIL
17. In the neighborhood of : ORSO
18. Rhapsody composer : FRANZLISZT
20. Kemal Ataturk : MUSTAFA
22. Bone: Prefix : OSTEO
23. Primrose : OXLIP
25. Palooka of comics : JOE
26. Legal paper : SUBPOENA
29. Poise : APLOMB
33. Steve or Ethan : ALLEN
34. Utters casually : DROPS
36. Contend : VIE
37. Adherents: Suffix : ITES
38. Irritate : PIQUE
39. Sheik's home : TENT
40. Musical syllable : TRA
41. Lalapaloosa : BEAUT
42. Goose eggs : ZEROS
43. Baneful one : HARMER
45. Knightly pursuit : ERRANTRY
47. Verb ending : IZE
48. Look here!: Fr. : TIENS
49. Wide-eyed : AWAKE
52. Engraving art : GLYPTIC
56. Courtroom V.I.P. : TRIALJUDGE
60. Heraldic wreath : ORLE
61. Have a bias : TEND
62. Hostile : ALIEN
63. Far: Prefix : TELE
64. Preposition : UNTO
65. Chic : SMART
66. "The ___ the limit" : SKYS
1. Power source : ATOM
2. Japanese ship name : MARU
3. Job V.I.P. : BOSS
4. U 235 et al. : ISOTOPES
5. Confound : BAFFLE
6. Site of the Taj Mahal : AGRAINDIA
7. Initials of the 30's : NRA
8. Marshy area : FEN
9. City of Morocco : FEZ
10. Sculpt : CHISEL
11. Oven : OAST
12. Dimension : SIZE
13. Choir member : ALTO
19. Aerobatic maneuvers : LOOPS
21. Nerve-cell process : AXON
24. Kind of floor : PARQUET
25. Make mock of : JAPE
26. Doth speak : SAITH
27. Extreme : ULTRA
28. Eye glaze : BLEAR
30. Unconcealed : OVERT
31. Not important : MINOR
32. Ross or Palmer : BETSY
35. Feature of a Pacific canoe : OUTRIGGER
38. Marquette : PERE
39. Sawbucks : TENSPOTS
41. Cut-gem face : BEZEL
42. Madcap : ZANY
44. Emperor of Japan : MIKADO
46. Become mollified : RELENT
49. Aleutian island : ATTU
50. Songbird : WREN
51. Slangy negative : AINT
53. Migration : TREK
54. Not with finesse : ILLY
55. Letters : CEES
57. Monroe or Polk: Abbr. : JAS
58. City on the Danube : ULM
59. Through: Prefix : DIA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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