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New York Times, Monday, March 12, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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C
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,612
Across
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S. A. Indian : CARA
5
Hindu nurse : AMAH
9
Berated : CHID
13
Staggering : AREEL
14
Southern campus, for short : BAMA
15
Eastern princess : RANI
16
Byproducts of tight shoes : CORNS
17
Cuckoopint : ARUM
18
___ sax : ALTO
19
V.I.P. at the Big A : TWODOLLARBETTOR
22
Of an age : ERAL
23
Slag base : ORE
24
Hat : STRAW
26
10-1, for example : LONGSHOT
31
“___ I was in kneepants ... ” : WHEN
32
Rote : KYLE
33
Shell equipment : OAR
34
Germs : SEEDS
35
Run : HIE
36
Merry times : LARKS
38
Height: Abbr. : ALT
39
Without, in Sedan : SANS
40
African fox : ASSE
41
Kind of race : CLAIMING
44
Ruhr hub : ESSEN
45
French negative : NON
46
Gulf in Ionian Sea : ARTA
47
1-5 and 1-10, e.g. : ODDSONFAVORITES
55
Wisdom : LORE
56
First name in mysteries : ERLE
57
Burglar ___ : ALARM
58
Exude : EMIT
59
___ guard : REAR
60
Girl’s name : CELIA
61
Vipers : ASPS
62
Mailed : SENT
63
England’s Anthony : EDEN
Down
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Kind of bar : CROW
2
Prefix for dynamics : AERO
3
Performed : RENDERED
4
Horse trailers : ALSORANS
5
Have ___ (live it up) : ABALL
6
Tim of football : MARA
7
River in Asia : AMUR
8
Soup base : HAMBONE
9
Jalopies : CRATES
10
Guard’s cry : HALT
11
Division word : INTO
12
Fashion name : DIOR
13
Make believe : ACT
20
Order’s partner : LAW
21
Work unit : ERG
24
Fashion plate : SWELL
25
Greek letter : THETA
26
Staying at anchor : LYING
27
Rahs, in Madrid : OLES
28
V.I.P. at the Big A : HORSE
29
Bucket of song : OAKEN
30
Board members: Abbr. : TRS
32
Caravansary : KHAN
34
Pouch : SAC
36
Catch-up time at Aqueduct : LASTRACE
37
Beset : ASSAILED
39
“Sing, You ___” : SINNERS
42
Double-boiler parts : INSETS
43
Low : MOO
44
Idol, Soho style : ERO
46
Turn aside : AVERT
47
Olive genus : OLEA
48
Monastic titles : DOMS
49
Sound of a faulty faucet : DRIP
50
“Born ___” : FREE
51
Hunting dog of old : ALAN
52
Story : TALE
53
Land of the shamrock : ERIN
54
Wee, to Sandy : SMA

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

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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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