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New York Times, Tuesday, December 25, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,900
Across Down
1. Time : ERA
4. Ecstasy : BLISS
9. Judo's black and brown : BELTS
14. Our: Fr. : NOS
15. Charge : RUNAT
16. Heep : URIAH
17. Swimmer's forte : BUTTERFLYSTROKE
20. Market places : AGORAE
21. Country-road feature : RUT
22. Man's nickname : NED
23. Scrap : SHRED
24. Ethan et al. : FROMES
27. Enter quietly : EASEIN
29. One who appraises : RATER
33. Headwear : CAP
36. U. S. mediation agency : NLRB
37. Land mass : AFRICA
38. Endlessly : ONANDON
40. Ennobles : UPLIFTS
41. Get ready to box : UNROBE
42. Quarry : PREY
43. Vain one : FOP
44. French soldier : POILU
45. After dinner drink orders : BANDBS
47. Those to do unto : OTHERS
49. Practical : UTILE
53. Soul: Fr. : AME
56. ___ Aviv : TEL
57. Specialized levy : USETAX
58. Gourmet sea food : BUTTERFLYSHRIMP
62. Of an arm bone : ULNAR
63. Della : REESE
64. ___ Paulo : SAO
65. Cards and Reds, e.g. : TEAMS
66. Time spans : YEARS
67. Burdened one : ASS
1. De haut ___ (from top to bottom) : ENBAS
2. Golfer's milieu at times : ROUGH
3. John Jacob or Mary : ASTOR
4. Certain plates : BREADANDBUTTERS
5. Decoy : LURE
6. Men on foot: Abbr. : INF
7. Mineo : SAL
8. "Nat Turner" author : STYRON
9. Flowering shrubs : BUTTERFLYBUSHES
10. Goof : ERR
11. Elsa, for one : LION
12. Gate receipts : TAKE
13. Get rid of : SHED
18. Trap, in a way : TREE
19. ___ up (recap) : SUM
24. Christmas or Boston : FERN
25. Kid : RIB
26. Gown : SARI
28. ___ gin : SLOE
30. Spat : TIFF
31. Word with plasm or morph : ECTO
32. Grate : RASP
33. Bridge maneuver : COUP
34. ___ Domini : ANNO
35. ___ mutuel : PARI
37. Echoed : APED
39. ___ contendere : NOLO
40. Receptacles : URNS
42. Average : PAR
45. Place for bats : BELFRY
46. British money: Abbr. : STER
48. Pronoun : HER
50. "___ far, far better thing . . . " : ITISA
51. Actor Fernando : LAMAS
52. Men of Montreal : EXPOS
53. Border : ABUT
54. Slipper : MULE
55. Volcano : ETNA
57. Great power : USSR
59. Beret : TAM
60. Shelter : LEE
61. Vote : YEA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later.

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