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New York Times, Thursday, March 22, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,622
Across
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Dog sounds : ARFS
5
To the point : TERSE
10
Kind of muffin : BRAN
14
Civil wrong : TORT
15
New York city : OLEAN
16
Bettors' morning ___ : LINE
17
Son of Isaac : ESAU
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Mountain beast : LLAMA
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Ages : EONS
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Certain Kenyan : MAUMAU
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Famous Athenian : SOCRATES
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Office facsimile : PHOTOSTAT
26
Banner : GONFALON
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Store fodder : ENSILE
33
José's farewell : ADIOS
34
Avant-___ : GARDE
36
Mauna ___ : LOA
37
Sea: Ger. : MEER
38
Honest ___ : ABE
39
Mines : PITS
40
Footwear, for short : MOC
41
Swiss city : BASLE
43
Vintage auto : CRATE
44
Insipid : ANEMIC
46
Some Prado paintings : ELGRECOS
48
Aquatic animal : EAREDSEAL
50
Trumpet rendition : HORNSOLO
53
Miss Marsh and others : NGAIOS
57
News item : OBIT
58
French chemist : BAUME
60
Column moldings : TORI
61
Affair: It. : COSA
62
Up, in baseball : ATBAT
63
Pitcher : EWER
64
Tip, with "over" : KEEL
65
Heads: Fr. : TETES
66
Western plant : SAGE
Down
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"Up and ___!" : ATEM
2
Ponselle : ROSA
3
Herr's partner : FRAU
4
Campaign in behalf of : STUMPFOR
5
Gasoline solvent : TOLUOL
6
Building wing : ELL
7
Jury's concern : REASONABLEDOUBT
8
Greek island : SAMOS
9
Performed : ENACTED
10
Barnyard sounds : BLEATS
11
Disturbance : RIOT
12
Bancroft : ANNE
13
Headland : NESS
21
Surprised sounds : AHAS
23
Jargon, in Scotland : RANE
25
Wraparounds : TOGAS
26
"Marigold" rays : GAMMA
27
"___ a Grecian Urn" : ODEON
28
Relative : NIECE
30
Of the pelvis : ILIAC
31
Game of chance : LOTTO
32
Lets up : EASES
35
Movie units : REELS
39
Churchmen : PRELATES
41
Leaning : BIAS
42
Wearer of tights : ACROBAT
43
Alpine sight : CRAG
45
Certain telepathy : MENTAL
47
Civets' relatives : GENETS
49
Cheer : ELATE
50
Pawn : HOCK
51
Woodwind : OBOE
52
Appear : RISE
54
Hawkeyes' home : IOWA
55
Beaver state: Abbr. : OREG
56
Old term of address : SIRE
59
West : MAE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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