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New York Times, Tuesday, March 6, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 318 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid has duplicate clues.
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R
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D
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D
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F
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A
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R
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B
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T
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M
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R
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P
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V
O
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Q
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J
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R
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U
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K
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M
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T
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H
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I
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C
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H
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S
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C
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A
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M
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E
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T
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D
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P
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O
U
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M
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W
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A
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F
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R
B
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L
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K
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C
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H
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S
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P
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R
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S
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H
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W
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K
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Y
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R
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M
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L
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N
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T
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Y
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G
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,606
Across
1
Made over : REDID
6
Phobia : FEAR
10
Cave dweller : BAT
13
Astound : AMAZE
14
Tactless : RUDE
15
Peacock of the sky : PAVO
16
Sales pitch : SPIEL
17
Environs : AREA
18
Words of ken : ISEE
19
Title: Abbr. : ESQ
20
Bar offering : TOMANDJERRY
23
Edicts : UKASES
25
Undergo change : MUTATE
26
Yen : THIRST
28
In an aloof manner : ICILY
30
Yesterday: Lat. : HERI
31
Recipe direction : SAUTE
32
Machine part : CAM
35
Was : EXISTED
38
Take up : ESPOUSE
40
Family members : MAS
41
U. K. servicewomen : WAAFS
43
Box-score entries : RBIS
44
English political scientist : LASKI
45
Cozens : CHEATS
47
Dash : SPRINT
50
Piercing : SHRILL
52
Bar offering : WHISKEYSOUR
54
Adherent : IST
57
Lighten : EASE
58
Pull in : REIN
59
Permeate : IMBUE
61
Mellows : AGES
62
French composer : LALO
63
Chutzpah : NERVE
64
Thrice: Prefix : TER
65
Dixmude's river : YSER
66
Brief appearance : GLEAM
Down
1
Demolish: Var. : RASE
2
Rulers: Abbr. : EMPS
3
Bar offerings : DAIQUIRIS
4
Verb ending : IZE
5
River features : DELTAS
6
Art-store purchase : FRAME
7
World land mass : EURASIA
8
Indian Ocean gulf : ADEN
9
Grants access again : READMITS
10
Iraqi port : BASRA
11
Ward off : AVERT
12
See eye ___ : TOEYE
15
" ... nor all your ___ nor wit" : PIETY
21
Direction in Bonn : OST
22
Bar offering : JULEP
24
Malayan knife : KRIS
26
Pronoun : THEM
27
Numerical prefix : HEXA
29
Tips off : CUES
31
State: Abbr. : SDAK
32
Bar offering : CUBALIBRE
33
___ were : ASIT
34
Disorder : MESS
36
Make a ringing sound, in Britain : TWANK
37
Word for Eurus : EASTERLY
39
Russian city : OREL
42
Splittable : FISSILE
44
Little Elizabeths : LISES
45
French vineyard : CRU
46
Personnel man's concern : HIRING
47
One of a Churchillian trio : SWEAT
48
Eater: Suffix : PHAGE
49
Stair part : RISER
51
Kudos : HONOR
53
Votes for : YEAS
55
Fiji port : SUVA
56
Pour : TEEM
60
Torme : MEL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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