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New York Times, Monday, February 5, 1973

Author:
Brian G. Tyler
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Brian G. Tyler has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,577
Across
1. Box : SPAR
5. Do in : SLAY
9. Box-score entries : RBIS
13. Congressional employe : PAGE
14. Improved one's muscles : TONED
16. Otherwise : ELSE
17. G.I. orgs. : USOS
18. ___-Japanese War : RUSSO
19. Peary's goal : POLE
20. Residence of a sort : DOGHOUSE
22. Storekeeper : GROCER
24. Sea eagle : ERNE
25. Middle and Dark : AGES
26. Fairway feature : DOGLEG
29. Shamrock and others : CLOVERS
32. Overdue soldiers : AWOLS
33. Coin of Denmark : KRONE
34. Greek letter : ETA
36. Certain voters: Abbr. : INDS
37. Blackmore girl : DOONE
38. Rain or gum : DROP
39. "___ Misérables" : LES
40. Touch, for one : SENSE
41. France's longest river : LOIRE
42. Certain labels : DOGTAGS
44. Stubborn : DOGGED
45. Something often put on : AIRS
46. Blunder : GOOF
47. French author : SARTRE
50. Exhausted : DOGTIRED
54. Oriental nurse : AMAH
55. English county : SHIRE
57. Item on the Beaufort Scale : GALE
58. Father : SIRE
59. Pacific island group : TONGA
60. Matter, in philosophy : HYLE
61. Attend : HEAR
62. Equal : PEER
63. Peter, for one : TSAR
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1. Potato : SPUD
2. El ___ : PASO
3. Eager : AGOG
4. Bombards anew : RESHELLS
5. Equipped a guitar : STRUNG
6. Despicable one : LOUSE
7. Handle: Fr. : ANSE
8. One kind of man : YES
9. Rest : REPOSE
10. Political unit : BLOC
11. Emerald ___ : ISLE
12. Prophet : SEER
15. Exclamation : DOGGONE
21. Minerals : ORES
23. Dream: Fr. : REVE
25. Solitary : ALONE
26. Irish chamber : DAIL
27. ___ up (admitted) : OWNED
28. "___ loved the world . . . " : GODSO
29. Word with fire or word : CROSS
30. Outfit again, as a ship : RERIG
31. Stock : STORE
33. Certain King and others : KONGS
35. Imitated : APED
37. Most cherished : DEAREST
38. Von Richthofen activity : DOGFIGHT
40. Mix : STIR
41. Spoils : LOOT
43. Collect : GATHER
44. Sign of a well-used book : DOGEAR
46. Chasm : GORGE
47. Window part : SASH
48. Friend: Fr. : AMIE
49. ___ avis : RARA
50. Eat : DINE
51. Beams : RAYS
52. Miss Fitzgerald : ELLA
53. Hart : DEER
56. Short trip : HOP

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

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