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New York Times, Friday, March 2, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 235 (avg 1.30)
Open Squares: 55, Cheaters: 7, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,602
Across Down
1. Pyle : GOMER
6. Up to : ABLE
10. Newhart : BOB
13. Sports place : ARENA
14. Blow one's horn : BOAST
16. Stir : ADO
17. Hawaiian porch : LANAI
18. Hearty dish : IRISHSTEW
20. Aim : END
21. Raider name : NADER
23. Dine : EAT
24. Eye troubles : STIES
25. Annoy : RILE
27. LP : RECORD
30. Most wan : PALEST
32. Unique : ALONE
33. Asian capital : HANOI
36. Train stop: Abbr. : STA
37. Adjective ending : IAL
38. Get on board : ENTRAIN
40. Machine part : CAM
41. Nothing : NIL
42. ___ Rica : COSTA
43. Angry : IRATE
45. Fasten in a way : SNAPON
47. Drums : SNARES
48. Words to Brutus : ETTU
49. At ___ for words : ALOSS
51. John, in Dundee : IAN
52. Scout unit : TROOP
53. Gstaad gear : SKI
56. Winter hazard : FROSTBITE
59. Shed ___ : ATEAR
61. Write : PEN
62. Eli and family : YALES
63. Mideast native : IRANI
64. Classified items : ADS
65. Sets : GELS
66. Snug places : NESTS
1. Sub-hurricane wind : GALE
2. Algerian port : ORAN
3. Recover : MEND
4. Spanish queen : ENA
5. Lockridge novel : RAINTREECOUNTY
6. Wait : ABIDE
7. Tires : BORES
8. Hideout : LAIR
9. Letter : ESS
10. War reminder : BATTLESCAR
11. Poem : ODE
12. Curtsy : BOW
15. Eliza's element : THERAININSPAIN
19. Kind of boat : SAIL
22. Back : AID
24. Business-firm name : SON
26. Manor : ESTATE
27. Claude of films : RAINS
28. Miss May : ELAINE
29. Light meals : COLLATIONS
30. Hawaiian food : POI
31. Subdues : TAMES
33. Altitudes: Abbr. : HTS
34. Carney : ART
35. Aviation group: Abbr. : NAA
39. ___ compos mentis : NON
44. Ethiopian title : RAS
46. School orgs. : PTAS
47. Border canals : SOO
49. Russian group : ARTEL
50. Loam : LOESS
52. Mah-jongg piece : TILE
53. Large waves : SEAS
54. Immanuel : KANT
55. Flower : IRIS
56. Conning Tower man : FPA
57. Color : RED
58. In the ___ (certain) : BAG
60. Three, in Italy : TRE

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

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