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New York Times, Friday, March 16, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,616
Across
1. Exam : ORAL
5. Freshen : RENEW
10. Pagan sculptor's work : IDOL
14. Set amount : DOSE
15. Heep : URIAH
16. Gulf, to Renoir : BAIE
17. Words of discovery : OHHO
18. Artist : BOTTICELLI
20. Artist : REYNOLDS
22. Women's wear in Delhi : SARIS
23. Toward shelter : ALEE
24. Toiletries case : ETUI
25. Trees, in the Ardennes : ARBRES
28. Artist : DELSARTO
32. Neckwear : BEADS
33. Martinique volcano : PELEE
34. Chit : IOU
35. ___ time (never) : ATNO
36. Charcoal artist's gear : PAPER
37. Whole's component : PART
38. Kind of train: Abbr. : FRT
39. "Good luck!," in Seville : SALUD
40. Art style : GENRE
41. Artist, with Lautrec : TOULOUSE
43. Artist : POTTER
44. With a deft hand : ABLY
45. Beauty spot : MOLE
46. Malaysian cloth : BATIK
48. Artist : MONDRIAN
52. Artist : MODIGLIANI
54. Year St. Peter's was begun : MDVI
55. Edda hero : ODIN
56. Toastmaster : EMCEE
57. Long time : AEON
58. N. Y. players : METS
59. Positions at bridge : EASTS
60. Strange: Prefix : XENO
Down
1. Fragrance : ODOR
2. Mies van der ___ : ROHE
3. Pallid : ASHY
4. Artist : LEONARDO
5. Russian money : RUBLES
6. Eat away : ERODE
7. Parasite eggs : NITS
8. Ingest : EAT
9. Artist : WHISTLER
10. Michener locale : IBERIA
11. Artist : DALI
12. Artists' mediums : OILS
13. Oahu florist's creation : LEI
19. Partner of effect : CAUSE
21. Cheers, in Seville : OLES
24. Fished : EELED
25. Toward the stern : ABAFT
26. Prefix for grade or active : RETRO
27. Major African language : BANTU
28. Illinois village : DEPUE
29. Laughing : RIANT
30. Tower, to El Greco : TORRE
31. ___ space : OUTER
33. Loss of function : PALSY
36. Artist : PAULKLEE
37. Artist : PETERMAX
39. Ferber opus : SOBIG
40. Glittery color : GOLD
42. Brazilians, e.g. : LATINS
43. Rosa Bonheur subjects : PONIES
45. Artist : MONET
46. Portend : BODE
47. Mine access : ADIT
48. Certain apples, for short : MACS
49. ___ fixe : IDEE
50. Warwick's river : AVON
51. Boxer Benvenuti : NINO
52. Subject for 9 Down : MOM
53. "___ lone cowhand . . . " : IMA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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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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