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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
PS notes: Clue for 70-Across is as it appeared, with "untouchable," but this should have been "Untouchable."
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,591
Across Down
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
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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