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New York Times, Thursday, April 26, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F Q }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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M
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H
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G
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D
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L
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C
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M
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B
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R
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J
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G
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,657
Across
1
Letters : MAIL
5
Converse : CHAT
9
Delicacies, old style : CATES
14
Official records : ACTA
15
High, in Hamburg : HOCH
16
African sorcery : OBEAH
17
Huntley : CHET
18
Tree of Morocco : ARAR
19
Medicinal plant : TANSY
20
Relative of "Gracious!" : HEAVENSTOBETSY
23
"The very ___!" : IDEA
24
"Let me taste your ___" : WARE
25
Involve : ENTAIL
28
Like some dictionaries : ABRIDGED
32
River to the Rhone : SAONE
33
Gush : SPATE
34
Brew : ALE
35
Small birds : TITS
36
Percolate : LEACH
37
Overlay : CEIL
38
"All About ___" : EVE
39
Capital of Byelorussia : MINSK
40
Bear in a Kipling story : BALOO
41
Odds and ends : REMNANTS
43
Busters' targets : TRUSTS
44
Roman road : ITER
45
Soviet sea : ARAL
46
Youthful oath : JIMINYCRICKETS
52
Hindu ascetics : YOGIS
53
Plain : BARE
54
Personal: Prefix : IDIO
55
Rhody and Eller : AUNTS
56
Sign on a store door : OPEN
57
Mrs. Jarley's friend : NELL
58
Treasure : PRIZE
59
Indian poles : XATS
60
Merriment : GLEE
Down
1
Supersonic speed word : MACH
2
Suffer : ACHE
3
Willow genus : ITEA
4
Baltic people : LATVIANS
5
Coco : CHANEL
6
Early invader of Britain : HORSA
7
"___ may look at a king" : ACAT
8
Atavism : THROWBACK
9
Clique : COTERIE
10
Let up : ABATED
11
Bills : TENS
12
Simple : EASY
13
Bashful : SHY
21
Miss Adams : EDIE
22
Swiss theologian : BARTH
25
Chemical compound : ESTER
26
Artless : NAIVE
27
Indian symbol : TOTEM
28
Make ___ at : APASS
29
Celts : GAELS
30
Creator of Mr. Prufrock : ELIOT
31
Cyclades island : DELOS
33
Military guard's shelter : SENTRYBOX
36
Kind of closet : LINEN
37
Watertight material : CAULKING
39
French painter : MATISSE
40
Bric-a-___ : BRAC
42
W. W. II admiral : NIMITZ
43
Old Roman coin : TRIENS
45
Decree, in law : ARRET
46
Day, in Paris : JOUR
47
Fire: Prefix : IGNI
48
___-pie (head to foot) : CAPA
49
Biographer Leon : EDEL
50
Game piece : TILE
51
Flatfish : SOLE
52
Caroline island : YAP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 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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