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New York Times, Wednesday, April 25, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,656
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1. Singer Paul : ANKA
5. Places for crow's nests : MASTS
10. Hide-and-___ : SEEK
14. Conceal : VEIL
15. Yellow pigment : OCHRE
16. Escutcheon border : ORLE
17. Newt: Var. : EVET
18. Characteristic : TRAIT
19. Duckling or American : UGLY
20. Advice to Roman shoppers : CAVEATEMPTOR
23. Spanish rivers : RIOS
24. Brightest star in a group : LUCIDA
28. Glossy surfaces : SHEENS
31. Godchildren : PROTEGES
33. Podge's partner : HODGE
34. "The Ghost and Mrs. ___" : MUIR
35. Kiln : OST
36. Danish resort : ROMO
37. Out of ___ : SORTS
38. Cantata part : ARIA
39. Japanese herb : UDO
40. Guilty, for one : PLEA
41. Disdain : SCORN
42. In good faith : BONAFIDE
45. Cheered : ROOTED
46. Like brides' biscuits : SODDEN
47. Oner : LULU
48. Julius Caesar's trio : VENIVIDIVICI
54. "Of ___ I sing" : THEE
57. Vapid : INANE
58. Do newspaper work : EDIT
59. Draw a salary : EARN
60. Snoops : NOSES
61. Rank high : RATE
62. Give forth : EMIT
63. Cary or U. S. : GRANT
64. Pour : TEEM
1. With, in Paris : AVEC
2. Russian river : NEVA
3. Ukrainian capital : KIEV
4. Other self : ALTEREGO
5. Maxims : MOTTOS
6. Character in "The Rivals" : ACRES
7. Ersatz : SHAM
8. Stumble : TRIP
9. Property disposers, in law : SETTLORS
10. Michener title, with "The" : SOURCE
11. Energy unit : ERG
12. Building wing : ELL
13. Anthem name : KEY
21. Elder: Fr. : AINE
22. Excluded : OUT
25. Luzon native : IGOROT
26. Yen : DESIRE
27. Take ___ (be firm) : ASTAND
28. Rosebushes, e.g. : SHRUBS
29. Jinx : HOODOO
30. Writer Rostand : EDMOND
31. Thick soup : PUREE
32. Hayworth : RITA
34. Shape : MOLD
37. Spider's work : SPINNING
38. Under cover: Fr. : ACOUVERT
41. Musical renditions : SOLI
43. Time before Christmas : ADVENT
44. Honorarium : FEE
45. Most uncivil : RUDEST
47. Fine writing paper : LINEN
49. "Shall we stay ___ go out?" : INOR
50. Ducts, in biology : VASA
51. Zoological suffix : IDAE
52. Summon : CITE
53. News paragraph : ITEM
54. To a ___ : TEE
55. Radio operator : HAM
56. Silkworm : ERI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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