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New York Times, Monday, February 12, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,584
Across Down
1. Take off a topper : DOFF
5. Flightless bird : MOA
8. Material for urban lungs : SMOG
12. Papal veil : ORALE
13. Eastern ruler : AMIR
15. Revere : PAUL
16. Sherlock Holmes's street : BAKER
17. London's Chinese district : LIMEHOUSE
19. Dueling sword : EPEE
20. Cockney's "Stop!" : ALT
21. London doctors' street : HARLEY
22. Apartment upkeep : RENTAL
24. Large President : TAFT
25. Traffic warning : SLO
26. Italian noblewoman : CONTESSA
30. London bridlepath : ROTTENROW
34. No longer active: Abbr. : RETD
35. Military address : APO
36. Percolating : SEEPING
39. London youth type : MOD
40. Dozes : NODS
42. Ranches of S. A. : ESTANCIAS
44. Young ball fan's friend : KNOTHOLE
47. ___ Paulo : SAO
48. Deteriorates : ROTS
49. London's Marble and Admiralty : ARCHES
53. London tailors' row : SAVILE
56. Babylonian god : BEL
58. Glasswort : KALI
59. London square : TRAFALGAR
61. Those opposed : ANTIS
62. Mets : NINE
63. London's foreign quarter : SOHO
64. Plants : SEEDS
65. Lip : SASS
66. Helpers of M. D.'s : RNS
67. London's soapbox park : HYDE
1. Hang of clothes : DRAPE
2. Kind of bucket : OAKEN
3. London's newspaper quarter : FLEETST
4. ___-de-lance : FER
5. London's Pall ___ : MALL
6. Leave out : OMIT
7. Purpose : AIM
8. Big spender : SPORTER
9. Handle roughly : MAUL
10. Cockney dwelling : OUSE
11. Wet soil layer : GLEY
12. Above: Ger. : OBER
14. Actress Ada : REHAN
18. Handle : HAFT
20. Without help : ALONE
23. British festivals : ALES
24. Namely : TOWIT
26. Thicket : COPSE
27. Kind of trailer : SEMI
28. Greek porch : STOA
29. Totals : ADDS
30. File's cousin : RANK
31. Cockney's invitation to climb aboard : OPON
32. Stir : TODO
33. Dances : REELS
37. Kind of twang : NASAL
38. Growl : GNAR
41. Struggles : STRIFES
43. H-dropper : COCKNEY
45. Spanish greeting : HOLA
46. Cockney inns : OTELS
50. Detested : HATED
51. Strike out : ELIDE
52. Before "boom, bah" : SISS
53. Paddington and Waterloo: Abbr. : STNS
54. Melody : ARIA
55. Lorries : VANS
56. German pike : BAHN
57. Love god : EROS
60. ___ blimey! : GOR
61. Cockney's mishmash : ASH

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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