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New York Times, Thursday, February 15, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,587
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1. Rapscallion : SCAMP
6. Parent : MAMA
10. Trotsky : LEON
14. British composer : ELGAR
15. Have ___ with : ANIN
16. ___ of Cleves : ANNE
17. Appeasement : PEACEATANYPRICE
20. Sub's weapon: Abbr. : TOR
21. Likewise : DITTO
22. Abacus, e.g. : ADDER
23. Part of T.L.C. : CARE
24. Paddy's product : RICE
26. Envoy : LEGATE
29. Footnote reference : ASTERISK
33. Hill, in Spain : OTERO
34. Chill : AGUE
35. We, in Italy : NOI
36. Satisfied-buyer's words : THEPRICEISRIGHT
40. Thy, in France : TES
41. Spanish painter : SERT
42. Apportion : ALLOT
43. Earth and air : ELEMENTS
46. Candy : SWEETS
47. ___-crafty : ARTY
48. Kinsmen : SIBS
49. Put up with : ABIDE
52. Game of chance : LOTTO
54. Brownies' org, : GSA
57. Kreisler composition : CAPRICEVIENNOIS
60. Heavenly dipper : URSA
61. ___ uproar : INAN
62. Hardwood tree : EBONY
63. Desserts : PIES
64. Prehistoric ax : CELT
65. Creator of Friday : DEFOE
1. Before Oct. : SEPT
2. Caesar's girl friend : CLEO
3. Medium for germs : AGAR
4. Name for a cabdriver : MAC
5. Shark or sharpie : PREDATOR
6. Opposite of glossy : MATTE
7. Med. course : ANAT
8. Clubs or diamonds : MINORSUIT
9. At all : ANY
10. Pantry : LARDER
11. Geraint's wife : ENID
12. ___ over lightly : ONCE
13. No time for poets : NEER
18. French river : AIRE
19. N.Y.C. college : PACE
23. Cavil : CARP
25. Residents: Suffix : ITES
26. Lehmann : LOTTE
27. Merman : ETHEL
28. Silly creatures : GEESE
29. Charcoal and time : AGERS
30. Fireplace : INGLE
31. Not ___ (mediocre) : SOHOT
32. Saint ___, B.W.I. : KITTS
34. Illuminant gas : ACETYLENE
37. Common contraction : ISNT
38. Gaunt : RAWBONED
39. Bodies of land: Fr. : ILES
44. Indian cloth : MADRAS
45. "Able was I ___ . . . " : EREI
46. Place : SITE
48. Limitation : STINT
49. " . . . ___ o' kindness" : ACUP
50. Italian port : BARI
51. ___ dixit : IPSE
53. Racetrack : OVAL
54. Boo-boo : GOOF
55. Asian prefix : SINO
56. "___ sow . . . " : ASYE
58. Head man: Abbr. : CIC
59. Compass point : NBE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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