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New York Times, Saturday, February 10, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { H J Q X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,582
Across Down
1. Warm-water fish : SCAD
5. Clean the frying pan : SCOUR
10. Nutty : GAGA
14. Small shark : TOPE
15. Analyze in grammar class : PARSE
16. Bigwig : LION
17. Ed or Nancy : AMES
18. Standish stand-in : ALDEN
19. Island in Formosa Strait : AMOY
20. Nixon Cabinet man : ROGERSMORTON
23. Liquors : RUMS
24. Calif. town : ARCATA
28. Splits : REAVES
31. Israeli official : ABBAEBAN
33. Start : ENTER
34. Give the third degree to : GRILL
35. Lap robe : RUG
36. Abbr. on a fork or spoon : STER
37. Famous mutiny of fiction : CAINE
38. Naval officer : MATE
39. Renaissance, for one : ERA
40. Goldbrick : LAZED
41. Castro : FIDEL
42. Assassinated Premier of Jordan : WASFITAL
44. Ethan and others : ALLENS
45. Asparagus servings : SPEARS
46. Hatched : BRED
47. Japanese Premier : KAKUEITANAKA
53. Capri, e.g. : ISLE
56. Pointless : INANE
57. Although : EVEN
58. Golda : MEIR
59. Anon : LATER
60. Unit of loudness : SONE
61. Victim : PREY
62. Robust : LUSTY
63. Edgar or C.P. : SNOW
1. Twinkler : STAR
2. Singer Perry : COMO
3. Take down ___ : APEG
4. Worthy one : DESERVER
5. Bursts of energy : SPASMS
6. Lulls : CALMS
7. Ecclesiastical book : ORDO
8. Customer : USER
9. Available, as an apartment : RENTABLE
10. Quick look : GLANCE
11. Ambition : AIM
12. Sticky stuff : GOO
13. At all : ANY
21. Sorry one : RUER
22. Exam : ORAL
25. Scrape : ABRADE
26. Take out the slack : TAUTEN
27. Halo wearers : ANGELS
28. Patches : RESEWS
29. Ambush : ENTRAP
30. Military command : ATEASE
31. Spirit in "The Tempest" : ARIEL
32. Restrict : BIND
34. Controversial Strip : GAZA
37. Van Winkle's range : CATSKILL
38. Gentleness : MILDNESS
40. Turkish money : LIRA
41. Insect : FLEA
43. Flimflammery : FAKERY
44. Main channel : ARTERY
46. ___-Simon test : BINET
48. Two-toed sloth : UNAU
49. Dines : EATS
50. River in England : AVON
51. Lotto-like game : KENO
52. Over again : ANEW
53. Brat : IMP
54. Indian weight : SER
55. Trygve : LIE

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

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