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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
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,606
Across Down
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
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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