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New York Times, Tuesday, February 13, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,585
Across
1. ___ majesty : LESE
5. Capon : FOWL
9. "R.U.R." author : CAPEK
14. Valhalla's lord : ODIN
15. Et ___ : ALII
16. Unique : ALONE
17. Intensify : AGGRAVATE
19. Like some complexions : PASTY
20. Con Ed installation : DYNAMO
21. U. S. agency : HUD
23. H'ways : RTES
24. Film great : GARBO
26. Tamiroff : AKIM
28. Kavalier or crantz : ROSEN
31. Put headings on mss. : RUBRICATE
35. At all : ANY
36. Jargon : PATOIS
37. Goldwyn : SAM
38. Pow! : BAM
39. Frère ___ : JACQUES
40. Spasm : TIC
41. Draw a bead : AIM
42. Sequentially : INTURN
43. Chemical ending : ENE
44. Frameworks : TRELLISES
46. Numeral : THREE
48. Soapstone : TALC
49. Musical transition : SEGUE
51. Irrational root : SURD
53. Implant : SET
55. Congenital : INNATE
59. Napoleon, for one : EXILE
61. Red wine : ZINFANDEL
63. Defraud : COZEN
64. Beat badly : ROUT
65. Coupé : AUTO
66. Lock of hair : TRESS
67. Formicary denizens : ANTS
68. Made out : SEEN
Down
1. Pile on : LOAD
2. Uptight : EDGY
3. Autograph : SIGN
4. Madden : ENRAGE
5. Treat gently : FAVOR
6. Ending with cup or pay : OLA
7. Doubtless : WITHOUTQUESTION
8. Stead : LIEU
9. Kind of pistol : CAP
10. Visigoth king : ALARIC
11. U. S. mail V.I.P. : POSTMASTER
12. Grafted, in heraldry : ENTE
13. Largo and West : KEYS
18. To ___ (unanimously) : AMAN
22. Gulf off Panama : DARIEN
25. Leaves : BRACTS
27. Candy piece : KISS
28. City of Morocco : RABAT
29. Walking ___ : ONAIR
30. Balance the proportions : SYMMETRIZE
32. Stock exchange : BOURSE
33. French historian : TAINE
34. Man at the mike : EMCEE
36. Stampedes : PANICS
39. Jack's friend : JILL
45. Tureen adjuncts : LADLES
46. Bluefin : TUNA
47. Hair dyes : HENNAS
50. Talents : GIFTS
51. Faction : SECT
52. Poppaea, e.g. : UXOR
54. Pound of poetry : EZRA
56. Together, in music : ADUE
57. Head: Fr. : TETE
58. N. C. college : ELON
60. Naval off. : ENS
62. Brazil : NUT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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