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New York Times, Friday, April 13, 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: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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O
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,644
Across
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Painting mediums : OILS
5
Presently : ANON
9
Drop : BLOB
13
Wayne's "True ___" : GRIT
14
Meat order of sorts : TRIPE
15
Scorch : SEAR
16
Laugher at locksmiths : LOVE
17
Leases : RENTS
18
Aleutian island : ATTU
19
Atomic, for one : ENERGY
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Superlative suffixes : ESTS
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Summer time: Abbr. : DST
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"Pease porridge ___ . . . " : INAPOT
26
Kind of plasm : ECTO
28
Denver time: Abbr. : MST
30
Wight or Man : ISLE
31
New Jersey city : RAHWAY
34
Kind of puncture : ACU
35
Shades of green : NILES
37
Dunderhead : DUNCE
38
Projecting point : CAPE
40
Garner's middle name : NANCE
42
Colors : DYES
43
Individually : APART
45
Old fiddle, for short : STRAD
47
Raw mineral : ORE
48
Furniture wood : WALNUT
50
Prefix for about or after : HERE
51
Naval initials : USS
52
Caesar's vidi : ISAW
53
One who sews edges : HEMMER
55
Performance : ACT
57
Part of London : SOHO
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Relative of hay fever : ASTHMA
62
Particle : MOTE
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Vivid quality : COLOR
66
___ fellow (pal) : HAIL
67
Paris airport : ORLY
68
Smart ___ : ALECK
69
Baseball team : NINE
70
Snicker-___ : SNEE
71
Take a breather : REST
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Assns. : ORGS
Down
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Give the eye : OGLE
2
Kind of horse : IRON
3
Have fun : LIVEITUPALITTLE
4
Ship area : STERN
5
Exist : ARE
6
Places to do 3 Down : NINETEENTHHOLES
7
Chooses : OPTS
8
Bird, at times : NESTER
9
Good-turn org. : BSA
10
Have fun : LETDOWNYOURHAIR
11
Wild ___ : OATS
12
Dry, as wine : BRUT
14
Enzyme : TRYPSIN
20
Profit : GAIN
22
Warm-sea fish : SCAD
25
Wide mouthed jars : OLLAS
27
Dull sound : THUD
28
Parrot : MACAW
29
___ Flow : SCAPA
32
Eaglers of par 3's : ACERS
33
Words of assent : YESES
36
Rocky debris : SCREE
39
Sea eagles : ERNS
41
Designate : EARMARK
44
Village near Singapore : TUAS
46
Rivals of Reps. : DEMS
49
Kind of garage : TWOCAR
54
People: Prefix : ETHNO
55
Andy's partner : AMOS
56
Foot woe : CORN
58
Place for an ace : HOLE
60
Kind of vase : MING
61
Beverages : ALES
63
Private ___ : EYE
65
Calendar caption : OCT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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