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New York Times, Thursday, April 19, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 322 (avg 1.72)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,650
Across Down
1. Oarsman's gaffe : CRAB
5. ___-on-Trent : STOKE
10. Flimflam : HOAX
14. Precious stone : RUBY
15. Fry, to friends : CHRIS
16. Make out : ESPY
17. Drooping : ALOP
18. Gladiator's milieu : ARENA
19. From ___ (completely) : ATOZ
20. Hard chance at Shea : TEXASLEAGUER
23. Go pell-mell : SPEED
24. African river : VOLTA
28. Gather on a surface : ADSORB
30. Clover : TREFOIL
32. Unobtrusive : QUIET
33. Nile dam : ASWAN
35. Naval rank: Abbr. : CPO
36. Buffet servers : URNS
37. One-master : SLOOP
38. Lays out : MAPS
39. Noun ending : ION
40. Drops out, as in poker : FOLDS
41. Messieurs : MALES
42. Garden piece : TRELLIS
44. In ___ (in debt) : THERED
46. "Rain" name : SADIE
47. Zagreb native : CROAT
48. Overtime at Shea : EXTRAINNINGS
54. Lockup : JAIL
57. German poet : RILKE
58. Secluded place : NOOK
59. Preposition : INTO
60. French pronouns : ELLES
61. Miserably : ILLY
62. Use the teeth : GNAW
63. Bread ingredient : YEAST
64. Secure : SAFE
1. Suffix for pluto : CRAT
2. Use a straightedge : RULE
3. In ___ (stymied) : ABOX
4. Avoids : BYPASSES
5. Fishmonger's tool : SCALER
6. Full count, with 30 Down : THREEBALLS
7. Mountain nymph : OREAD
8. Number one : KING
9. Son of Isaac : ESAU
10. Learn : HEAROF
11. Bridge hand, in Bonn : OST
12. Mil. address : APO
13. Final trio : XYZ
21. Notice : SPOT
22. Tied : EVEN
25. Site : LOCALE
26. Gave inside info : TIPPED
27. At ___ (bewildered) : ALOSS
28. Dawn : AURORA
29. Repeated insistently : DINNED
30. See 6 Down : TWOSTRIKES
31. Talk : RAP
32. On even terms : QUITS
34. Divot material : SOD
37. ___-disant : SOI
38. Mixologist's creations : MARTINIS
40. Bend : FLEX
41. Vexatious : MEAN
43. Hide out : LIELOW
45. On the square : HONEST
47. Lily : CALLA
49. Part of the deck : TREY
50. Rub the wrong way : RILE
51. Famed theme piece : NOLA
52. Player's business : GOLF
53. Scottish island : SKYE
54. Dance : JIG
55. Sheridan : ANN
56. Call ___ day : ITA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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