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New York Times, Tuesday, March 20, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { B F J Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,620
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1. Two cups : PINT
5. Wanderer : NOMAD
10. Speaker's place : DAIS
14. Notion : IDEA
15. Zola : EMILE
16. ___ no good : UPTO
17. Kind of effort : TEAM
18. Goes laboriously : WADES
19. Insect eggs : NITS
20. March 17 : STPATRICKSDAY
23. Greek cupid : EROS
24. Small : WEE
25. Former Chief Justice : WARREN
28. Net profits from a sale : PROCEEDS
33. Remains : ASHES
34. Watchful : ALERT
35. Witty rejoinder : MOT
36. Ice mishap : SKID
37. Grouchy one : CRANK
38. Lustrous cloth : PINA
39. Mighty instrument : PEN
40. Biological cell : OOTID
41. March 6, with 57 Across : MARDI
42. The Three Musketeers, e.g. : SWORDMEN
44. Accountant at sea : PURSER
45. Between ready and fire : AIM
46. Perfect : AONE
47. March 20 : VERNALEQUINOX
53. ___ and hearty : HALE
54. Wise men : GURUS
55. Moldings : TORI
57. See 41 Across : GRAS
58. Howe : ELIAS
59. King : ALAN
60. Desire : WANT
61. Charlotte ___ : RUSSE
62. Short poems : LAYS
1. "The Snake ___" : PIT
2. March 15 : IDES
3. Orderly : NEAT
4. Meddled : TAMPERED
5. Sir Isaac : NEWTON
6. Sharif and others : OMARS
7. South of France : MIDI
8. Guinness : ALEC
9. Paper shuffling, e.g. : DESKWORK
10. Port in Scotland : DUNDEE
11. Upolu port : APIA
12. ___-bitty : ITTY
13. Call for help : SOS
21. Greek god : ARES
22. Religious group : SECT
25. Irritable ones : WASPS
26. Out of line : ASKEW
27. Nearsighted beast : RHINO
28. Rainy area in Spain : PLAIN
29. Tear apart : REND
30. Arab princes : EMIRS
31. Where: Sp. : DONDE
32. Way up : STAIR
34. Johnson of TV : ARTE
37. U.S. historian : COMMAGER
38. Part of a PG rating : PARENTAL
40. Valhalla name : ODIN
41. Actor Paul : MUNI
43. Most uncommon : RAREST
44. ___-café : POUSSE
46. Green-blue shades : AQUAS
47. Spanish measure : VARA
48. Dash : ELAN
49. " . . . but don't bring ___" : LULU
50. Discordia : ERIS
51. Alley Oop's friend : OOLA
52. Interior photography : XRAY
53. British author's monogram : HGW
56. The elect : INS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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