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New York Times, Wednesday, April 18, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 4, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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A
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P
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C
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C
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,649
Across
1
Above : ATOP
5
Stunning defeat : FACER
10
Performs : DOES
14
Appeared : CAME
15
"I'm so all ___ . . . " : ALONE
16
Historic island : ELBA
17
American poet : HENRYLONGFELLOW
20
Biblical priest : ELI
21
Nautical term : ALEE
22
Emulates a famous structure : LEANS
23
Château d'If and others : ILES
24
Decree : FIAT
26
First word of 36 Across : LISTEN
29
Signal device in 36 Across : LANTERN
32
Ibiza, for one : ISLA
33
Cuba ___ : LIBRE
34
Row : OAR
36
Poem by 17 Across : PAULREVERESRIDE
40
Narrow shoe widths : AAS
41
Suppose : OPINE
42
Inter ___ : ALIA
43
Soft leather : CHAMOIS
45
Hateful : CURSED
47
Caucasian: Var. : LASI
48
Allot : METE
49
English historian : ACTON
52
Eight: Prefix : OCTA
53
Common verb : WAS
56
Sight in 36 Across : THEVILLAGECLOCK
60
___ a minute : MILE
61
Not now : LATER
62
Opposed: Prefix : ANTI
63
Unique thing : ONER
64
"Two if ___" : BYSEA
65
American patriot : OTIS
Down
1
Word with heart or head : ACHE
2
Eastern weight : TAEL
3
Prefix for scient : OMNI
4
Through : PER
5
Prostrate : FALLEN
6
Lilies : ALOES
7
Geometric figure : CONE
8
Bridge builder: Abbr. : ENG
9
V.I.P. in sports : REF
10
Erase : DELETE
11
Jar : OLLA
12
Dark : EBON
13
Does carpentry work : SAWS
18
Home of the Sheffield School : YALE
19
Exalts : ELATES
23
Kind of type: Abbr. : ITAL
24
French entomologist : FABRE
25
Concerning : INRE
26
Fat, in medicine : LIPA
27
Newton : ISAAC
28
Sloppy stuff : SLUSH
29
Legal rights : LIENS
30
Vexes : ROILS
31
Nobody, in Toledo : NADIE
33
Date in Nero's reign : LVIII
35
Interpret : READ
37
Gypsy language: Var. : ROMANI
38
Certain poetry : EPOS
39
Thin : RARE
44
What all the world loves : ALOVER
45
Part of etc. : CETERA
46
Brain, in Philippines : UTAC
48
Newscaster Frank : MCGEE
49
Vapor: Prefix : ATMO
50
Talk : CHIN
51
Far: Prefix : TELE
52
Horse food : OATS
53
Custom : WONT
54
Play opener : ACTI
55
Sun Valley equipment : SKIS
57
Degree in law : LLB
58
Wager : LAY
59
Thai language : LAO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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