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New York Times, Wednesday, April 4, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,635
Across Down
1. Marx instrument : HARP
5. Mennonites : AMISH
10. Part of q. v. : QUOD
14. Mischa of films : AUER
15. Conductor's concern : TEMPO
16. Wavy, in heraldry : UNDE
17. Donnybrook : FREEFORALL
19. Object of worship : ICON
20. Cosmetic item : TALCUM
21. Army, Navy, etc. : MILITARY
23. Early Greenlander : ERIC
25. Wrongful act : TORT
26. Kind of fish : TROPICAL
30. Boll's nemesis : WEEVIL
34. Terre ___ : HAUTE
35. Ill temper : BILE
37. Advice, old style : REDE
38. Caucasic language : UDI
39. Abate : SUBSIDE
42. Calendar heading: Abbr. : DEC
43. Cuban snake : MAJA
45. Yarn count : TYPP
46. Dicken's Heep : URIAH
48. Cook, as meat : BRAISE
50. Air hole : SPIRACLE
52. Also-___ (losers) : RANS
54. Mythical Norse giant : YMER
55. Putative : SUPPOSED
59. Hand on hip : AKIMBO
63. Malay canoe: Var. : PRAO
64. Crop-producing aid : IRRIGATION
66. Where Archangel is : USSR
67. Cum ___ : LAUDE
68. Indigo : ANIL
69. Tweed critic : NAST
70. Renaissance robe : SIMAR
71. Like a quidnunc : NOSY
1. Handle : HAFT
2. Subtle overtone : AURA
3. Highland or Virginia : REEL
4. Maxim : PRECEPT
5. Part of A.E.C. : ATOMIC
6. Suffix for poly or iso : MER
7. Moslem priest : IMAM
8. Schism : SPLIT
9. Concave : HOLLOWED
10. Coward : QUITTER
11. Eighth note, in music : UNCA
12. Fume : ODOR
13. Refuse : DENY
18. Avenging spirits : FURIES
22. Hibernia: Abbr. : IRE
24. Man with a meter : CABBY
26. Hitchhiking aid : THUMB
27. Electronic device : RADAR
28. Kind of board : OUIJA
29. Speech defects : LISPS
31. Hindu Sanskrit : VEDIC
32. Perfect : IDEAL
33. Milk: Sp. : LECHE
36. Durocher : LIPPY
40. Tableware : UTENSILS
41. Archimedes's cry : EUREKA
44. Hailey novel : AIRPORT
47. River in N. J. : RARITAN
49. ___ Paulo : SAO
51. One who portrays vividly : IMAGER
53. Caravansary : SERAI
55. Whirled : SPUN
56. Dipper of sky : URSA
57. Brenner ___ : PASS
58. Tabor : DRUM
60. Japanese cape : MINO
61. ___ de Boulogne : BOIS
62. Just : ONLY
65. Sen. Church's state: Abbr. : IDA

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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