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New York Times, Thursday, March 15, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,615
Across
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Betrayers : RATS
5
French fathers : PERES
10
Nut's partner : BOLT
14
Asian sea : ARAL
15
Mirror's product : IMAGE
16
Pitcher : EWER
17
Jesus of Nazareth: Abbr. : INRI
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Predominate : REIGN
19
Supper, in Spain : CENA
20
Weather report on the range : NOTCLOUDYALLDAY
23
Powder ___ : KEG
24
Excessively : TOO
25
Praise : APPLAUD
29
Kind of music or prices : POPULAR
33
Do in : SLAY
34
Baseball statistic : ERROR
36
Flightless bird : DODO
37
Give the gate : CAN
38
Propeller : OAR
39
New Year's drink : NOG
40
U. S. inventor : OTIS
42
Did ranch work : ROPED
44
Monster : OGRE
45
Of the sense of touch : TACTUAL
47
More wretched : SORRIER
49
Bee: Prefix : API
50
Matter, in law : RES
51
What some raindrops keep : FALLINGONMYHEAD
60
Run ___ (go wild) : AMOK
61
Throng : HORDE
62
Peruvian : INCA
63
Starting hour : NINE
64
Fragrant oil : ATTAR
65
Standard : NORM
66
Sow clouds : SEED
67
Assignments : TASKS
68
Sheep : EWES
Down
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Without fail, with 44 Down : RAIN
2
Cartoonist : ARNO
3
Biting : TART
4
Deftly : SLICKLY
5
Dugout canoe : PIROGUE
6
Large bird : EMEU
7
___ the icebox : RAID
8
Like angel cakes : EGGY
9
One of one hundred : SENATOR
10
Confuse : BECLOUD
11
Was obligated : OWED
12
Horne : LENA
13
Tea-set unit : TRAY
21
Meadow : LEA
22
Cutoff : LOP
25
Neckwear : ASCOT
26
S. A. border : PLATA
27
Kind of button river : PANIC
28
Drivel : DROOL
29
Meditates : PORES
30
Extended: Prefix : LONGI
31
Worship : ADORE
32
"Message received" : ROGER
35
Converse : RAP
41
Pursued, as game : STALKED
42
Headgear : RAINHAT
43
Windows : DORMERS
44
See 1 Down : ORSHINE
46
News initials : UPI
48
Spanish king : REY
51
Hot-weather needs : FANS
52
Parisian friend : AMIE
53
Sole : LONE
54
Drop, in San Juan : GOTA
55
Morsels : ORTS
56
State: Abbr. : NDAK
57
Sufficient, old style : ENOW
58
Land measure : ACRE
59
T.V.A. units : DAMS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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