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New York Times, Monday, February 19, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
David Steinberg notes:

Clue for 70-Across is as it appeared, with "untouchable," but this should have been "Untouchable."

1
G
2
A
3
M
4
M
5
A
6
M
7
E
8
N
9
U
10
E
11
R
12
I
13
N
14
A
B
O
I
L
15
M
A
I
N
16
D
A
R
E
17
B
O
I
L
E
18
D
E
G
G
S
19
A
R
M
S
20
L
U
R
K
E
R
21
L
E
A
22
N
M
E
A
T
23
E
T
A
T
24
A
25
L
E
R
T
A
26
O
27
R
G
Y
28
E
M
29
B
30
E
31
R
32
S
33
M
34
O
35
R
A
Y
36
M
37
O
38
R
D
39
A
R
I
A
40
E
R
O
S
E
41
P
R
O
42
S
K
I
L
L
43
S
A
L
T
44
S
H
E
D
45
H
E
E
L
S
46
A
L
L
S
47
E
T
48
E
49
K
E
D
50
S
E
51
A
52
S
O
N
53
C
54
L
55
A
56
G
57
C
58
A
59
K
60
E
S
A
L
E
61
I
62
N
L
A
N
E
63
A
R
E
A
64
R
O
A
65
S
T
C
A
P
O
N
66
M
A
P
S
67
I
N
T
O
68
A
M
I
D
E
69
E
M
I
T
70
N
E
S
S
71
A
S
S
E
T
© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,591
Across
1
Kind of globulin : GAMMA
6
Carte : MENU
10
Shillelagh land : ERIN
14
Churning : ABOIL
15
Poet's sea : MAIN
16
Virginia : DARE
17
Breakfast for a weight watcher : BOILEDEGGS
19
Fits for battle : ARMS
20
One who skulks : LURKER
21
Dinner item for a dieter : LEANMEAT
23
French state : ETAT
24
Vigilantly, in Madrid : ALERTA
26
Wild party : ORGY
28
Dying fire : EMBERS
33
Eel : MORAY
36
Ham fat, in Britain : MORD
39
Sutherland offering : ARIA
40
Uneven : EROSE
41
P.G.A. member : PRO
42
Art : SKILL
43
Arizona river : SALT
44
Place for wood : SHED
45
Follows, as a dog : HEELS
46
Ready : ALLSET
48
Squeezed, with "out" : EKED
50
Add spice : SEASON
53
Lump, in England : CLAG
57
Church-fund event : CAKESALE
61
"Keep ___" (tunnel sign) : INLANE
63
Vicinity : AREA
64
Dinner offering : ROASTCAPON
66
Cartographers' concerns : MAPS
67
Preposition : INTO
68
Organic compound : AMIDE
69
Give out : EMIT
70
TV untouchable : NESS
71
Account receivable, e.g. : ASSET
Down
1
Memorable film star : GABLE
2
In re : ABOUT
3
Miss Shearer : MOIRA
4
Fare for the convalescing : MILKTOASTS
5
Away from the wind : ALEE
6
French woman's title : MME
7
Top Scout : EAGLE
8
African river : NIGER
9
Not satisfied : UNSATED
10
Cheese : EDAM
11
Steak order : RARE
12
La Douce : IRMA
13
Place for fledglings : NEST
18
Car race : DRAG
22
Business org. : NAM
25
Kind of gland : LYMPH
27
Where a body comes through : RYE
29
Part of a shore dinner : BAKEDCLAMS
30
Canal : ERIE
31
Little stream : RILL
32
Our Gal, etc. : SALS
33
Locale for Zane Grey : MESA
34
Counterpart of Aimee and Billy : ORAL
35
Bagel : ROLL
37
Dig this : ORE
38
Show for a cowpoke : RODEO
42
Haggard story : SHE
44
Glyceryl ester : STEARIN
47
Mountain curve : ESS
49
Purl : KNIT
51
Solitary : ALONE
52
Works as an usher : SEATS
54
___ lazuli : LAPIS
55
Positive electrode : ANODE
56
French writer Jean : GENET
57
Arrived : CAME
58
Saroyan's alter ego : ARAM
59
Military cap : KEPI
60
Hand in mah-jongg : EAST
62
Campus sports org. : NCAA
65
Sea call : SOS

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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