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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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G
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O
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M
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R
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L
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C
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P
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T
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H
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C
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C
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R
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P
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L
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K
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F
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P
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G
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,602
Across
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
Down
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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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