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New York Times, Tuesday, April 17, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,648
Across Down
1. Transit for Heyerdahl : RAFT
5. Opera prince : IGOR
9. Army scullions : KPS
12. Up to : ABLE
13. New York island : CONEY
15. Type of sack : KNAP
16. Washington strait : JUANDEFUCA
18. Shamrock land : EIRE
19. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
20. One of a radio pair : AMOS
21. Coin : SPECIE
23. New World: Abbr. : AMER
24. Marine snail : WHELK
25. District : REGION
28. Napkin materials : DAMASKS
30. Bury : INURN
31. Japheth's son : TIRAS
32. Penpoint : NIB
34. Months, in Paris : MOIS
35. Toped : DRANK
36. Spoiler : BANE
37. Love's conquest : ALL
38. Columbia players : LIONS
39. Bangladesh city : DACCA
40. River deposits : ALLUVIA
42. Wild boar : TUSKER
43. English impostor : OATES
44. Wrestling hold : LOCK
45. Mad one : HATTER
47. Family member : MAMA
48. Dog, for short : POM
51. Adams : EDIE
52. Cats : GRIMALKINS
55. Irish Sea people : MANX
56. ___ home (dine in) : EATAT
57. Western state: Abbr. : OREG
58. Before: Prefix : PRE
59. Prefix for potamia : MESO
60. Variety : SORT
1. Indian leader : RAJA
2. Border on : ABUT
3. Like the pre-Columbus world : FLAT
4. Decimal number : TEN
5. Victims of an electric appliance : ICEMEN
6. ___ broke : GOFOR
7. Burden : ONUS
8. Part of R. and R., for short : REC
9. Item for a whatnot : KNICKKNACK
10. Equal: Prefix : PARI
11. Graf ___ : SPEE
14. Moslem veil : YASHMAK
15. Ship parts : KEELS
17. Chum of Pythias : DAMON
22. Side dish : PEAS
23. Affectations : AIRS
24. Gives notice : WARNS
25. Terza ___ : RIMA
26. A-bomber ___ Gay : ENOLA
27. Sydney Carton's choice : GUILLOTINE
28. Miss Ross : DIANA
29. Subsequently : SINCE
31. Three, in Paris : TROIS
33. Wall St. animal : BEAR
35. Branch off : DIVERGE
36. Enjoy the sun : BASK
38. Bard's instrument : LUTE
39. Of a nobleman : DUCAL
41. Rubber base : LATEX
42. Lettuce's friend : TOMATO
44. Asian priests : LAMAS
45. Rope fiber : HEMP
46. Jewish month : ADAR
47. Tiny insect : MITE
48. Pueblo Indian : PIRO
49. Outstanding person : ONER
50. Noncom: Abbr. : MSGT
53. Aries : RAM
54. Ring outcomes : KOS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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