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New York Times, Tuesday, March 13, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,613
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1. Fresh-water fish : CHUB
5. S. A. Indian : CARIB
10. Inclination : BENT
14. Excellent : AONE
15. Electric terminal : ANODE
16. Melody : ARIA
17. Scheming : PLAYINGPOLITICS
20. Electric ___ : EEL
21. Stint for Liquori : MILE
22. Athletic teams : NINES
23. Window part : PANE
24. Football man : BACK
26. Strauss opera : SALOME
29. Meals : REPASTS
32. Thirst quenchers : ALES
33. Apple leavings : CORES
34. Joker : WIT
36. Treated contemptuously : PLAYEDHORSEWITH
40. Family member : SIS
41. On relief : NEEDY
42. City in Nevada : ELKO
43. Sonnet parts : SESTETS
45. Kind of diplomacy : DOLLAR
47. Eye parts : LIDS
48. White House name : POLK
49. Roadside shrub : SUMAC
52. Cucumber-like : COOL
53. Exclamations : OHS
56. Speculated : PLAYEDTHEMARKET
60. Feed the kitty : ANTE
61. Wrathful : IRATE
62. Yorkshire river : AIRE
63. Moselle tributary : SAAR
64. Bogged down : MIRED
65. Ship's width : BEAM
1. Wear for Sherlock : CAPE
2. Predicament : HOLE
3. Single : UNAL
4. Tunisian title : BEY
5. Tooth : CANINE
6. Right or obtuse : ANGLE
7. String's big brother : ROPE
8. Wedding words : IDO
9. Barbara ___ Geddes : BEL
10. Printed fabrics : BATIKS
11. Sligo's land : ERIN
12. Neighbor of Monaco : NICE
13. Moscow agency : TASS
18. Mosque man : IMAM
19. "___ of fire, break glass" : INCASE
23. Flower : POSY
24. Logan or goose : BERRY
25. Residents of a movie planet : APES
26. Weakens : SAPS
27. "___ lost!" : ALLIS
28. Legal paper : LEASE
29. Land measures : ROODS
30. Fabric weave : TWILL
31. Alaskan locale : SITKA
33. Huntley et al. : CHETS
35. Norse deity : THOR
37. Inveigle : ENTICE
38. Exploit : DEED
39. TV veteran : WELK
44. St. George, for one : SLAYER
45. Destined : DOOMED
46. Earthen jar : OLLA
48. French rhymer : POETE
49. Resorts : SPAS
50. Arm bone : ULNA
51. Hari : MATA
52. Burn a bit : CHAR
53. Migratory worker : OKIE
54. Olympian : HERA
55. Check : STEM
57. Auto-light setting : DIM
58. Numerical prefix : TRI
59. Jewish teacher : RAB

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

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