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New York Times, Monday, April 16, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,647
Across Down
1. Dried orchid tubers : SALEP
6. Singer Ed : AMES
10. Arrived : CAME
14. Prepare, in Pamplona : AVIAR
15. Japanese leader : SATO
16. Tentmaker : OMAR
17. Proof entry : CORRECTION
19. Cloth fiber : NOIL
20. "___ for the money" : ONE
21. Carnelian : SARD
22. Arrival-board notation : ONTIME
24. Game fish : CERO
25. Steadfast : TRUE
26. Flaxen-haired : BLOND
28. Metal eyelets : GROMMETS
32. Lighter necessity : FLINT
33. Half a tropical hummingbird : FROU
34. Type of school : PREP
35. Do a bank job : LEND
36. Coal, gas and oil : FUELS
37. Arrival-board notation : LATE
38. Malicious ensign : IAGO
39. Donkey, in Darmstadt : ESEL
40. Cats: Sp. : GATOS
41. Impresario : PROMOTER
43. Instigate : SETON
44. ___ of Pines : ISLE
45. Opposite of wax : WANE
46. Quickly : PRONTO
49. Carry on : WAGE
50. Letter : CEE
53. Hook money : LARI
54. Standards : CRITERIONS
57. Indic language : URDU
58. U. S. writer Peter B. : KYNE
59. Set apart : ALLOT
60. Branch of math: Abbr. : GEOM
61. Tea-leaf reader : SEER
62. Let : LEASE
1. River of Maine : SACO
2. River of the Bard : AVON
3. Money in Milan : LIRE
4. Projection : EAR
5. Gift : PRESENT
6. N. L. player : ASTRO
7. Marian, for one : MAID
8. Eisenhower's command : ETO
9. Resonant : SONOROUS
10. Practice Zen : CONTEMPLATE
11. Mine: Fr. : AMOI
12. Disfigure : MAIM
13. Gardner : ERLE
18. Sports program : CARD
23. Bible book: Abbr. : NUM
24. Type of apartment : CONDOMINIUM
25. Fish for pike : TROLL
26. Dim : BLEAR
27. Jargon : LINGO
28. Garson : GREER
29. Muse of poetry : ERATO
30. Wyoming range : TETON
31. Goddess of hope : SPES
32. Wilson : FLIP
33. Signal flare : FUSEE
36. Parts of horses' legs : FETLOCKS
40. Prevalent : GENERAL
42. Kiln: Var. : OST
43. Desert growth : SAGE
45. Oasis specialty : WATER
46. Decrepit horse : PLUG
47. Unusual : RARE
48. Church calendar : ORDO
49. Port, for one : WINE
50. Soft drink : COLA
51. Genesis name : ENOS
52. Italian name : ESTE
55. Kind of bread : RYE
56. ___ de France : ILE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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