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New York Times, Saturday, March 24, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,624
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1. It's yet to be, to Browning : BEST
5. Kind of train : WAGON
10. Auctioneer's word : SOLD
14. Strip of wood : LATH
15. Relish-tray item : OLIVE
16. Silkworm : ERIA
17. Addict : USER
18. Not absolutely : RELATIVELY
20. Drove back : REPELLED
22. Takes five : RESTS
23. Presented : LAID
24. Hoppy beverage : BEER
26. Work on exams : GRADE
28. NASA subject : MARS
30. Age after bronze : IRON
34. Fishing gear : ROD
35. Prolonged woes : SIEGES
37. Wolfe : NERO
38. Toteboard readings : ODDS
40. Verse : STAVE
41. U.S. agent : GMAN
42. Exude : WEEP
43. Most up-to-date : LATEST
45. French article : UNE
46. Ibsen's doll : NORA
47. Drinks : ALES
48. Installs, as paintings : HANGS
50. ___ the cup (just misses) : RIMS
52. Plain : BARE
53. Ranch animal : BURRO
56. Did a cleaning job of sorts : SHOWERED
60. Favoring organized labor : UNIONISTIC
63. Account : TALE
64. Pack away : STOW
65. Permission : LEAVE
66. Jacket : ETON
67. Little ones : TOTS
68. Writer Frances Parkinson : KEYES
69. Heaven-___ : SENT
1. Becloud : BLUR
2. Let up : EASE
3. Elopers' aid : STEPLADDER
4. Lisle, for one : THREAD
5. Lover's lover : WORLD
6. Nautical position : ALEE
7. ___ the lily : GILD
8. Egg cells : OVA
9. Snood : NET
10. Breaking off : SEVERING
11. Rocks : ORES
12. Lively tune : LILT
13. Calendar listings : DAYS
19. Pique : IRE
21. Extends : LIES
24. Vowel marks : BREVES
25. Curves : ESSES
26. Cultivated : GROWN
27. Western event : RODEO
28. Silver, etc. : METALS
29. Type size : AGATE
31. Pay : REMUNERATE
32. Chimp's relative : ORANG
33. Forum dates : NONES
36. Faith centered in the Koran : ISLAM
39. Birds : SPARROWS
44. Spring condition : THAW
49. Glacial ridges : ARETES
51. Charged atom : ION
52. European fish : BOCES
53. Sculptor's work : BUST
54. Preposition : UNTO
55. Profusion, as of color : RIOT
56. Remain : STAY
57. Honey factory : HIVE
58. Biblical town : ELON
59. Depression : DENT
61. Kind : ILK
62. Comprehend : SEE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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