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New York Times, Monday, April 9, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,640
Across
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Search widely : COMB
5
Vowed : SWORE
10
Intense : DEEP
14
Having wings : ALAR
15
Brighten : LIVEN
16
Nagy of Hungary : IMRE
17
Small thing : MITE
18
Visionary one : IDEOLOGIST
20
U. S. sub missile : POSEIDON
22
Warns : ALERTS
23
Company : CREW
24
Very: Fr. : TRES
25
Items regularly done : DISHES
28
Brood : COGITATE
32
Nero’s gift to Rome : ASHES
33
Captured : TAKEN
34
Vegetable : PEA
35
Famed art colony : TAOS
36
Math ratios : SINES
37
Prohibits : BANS
38
Attention : EAR
39
Jean ___, French actor : GABIN
40
Imprecation : CURSE
41
Film director’s concern : SCENARIO
43
Classifier : SORTER
44
Russian saint : OLGA
45
Mil. addresses : APOS
46
Shoe part : INSOLE
49
Scrooge : EBENEZER
53
Timely : SEASONABLE
55
Cork’s land : EIRE
56
Buck or ram : MALE
57
Weary : TIRED
58
“After all is said and ___ ... ” : DONE
59
Resorts : SPAS
60
News piece : STORY
61
Lop, in Scotland : SNED
Down
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Group of partisans : CAMP
2
Potpourri : OLIO
3
Frames : MATS
4
Riding ___ : BREECHES
5
Transparencies : SLIDES
6
Golf ___ : WIDOW
7
Kiln : OVEN
8
Old car : REO
9
Does a photo-print job : ENLARGES
10
Assimilate : DIGEST
11
Eastern title : EMIR
12
Formerly, of old : ERST
13
Peevish fits : PETS
19
Liquid fat : OLEIN
21
Irritates : IRES
24
Turnstile fodder : TOKEN
25
Palm products : DATES
26
Violinist Stern : ISAAC
27
Prop up : SHORE
28
“Pagliacci” role : CANIO
29
Separate : APART
30
On edge : TENSE
31
Loom bar : EASER
33
Leg bone : TIBIA
36
Epes and John Singer : SARGENTS
37
Bristly plants : BURSEEDS
39
Word element for France : GALLO
40
Fur animal, for short : COON
42
Snares : NOOSES
43
Prompt : SPEEDY
45
More competent : ABLER
46
Theories : ISMS
47
Kind of tide : NEAP
48
Room, in Bilbao : SALA
49
River in Spain : EBRO
50
Jerusalem hill : ZION
51
Sea flier : ERNE
52
Willis of Knicks : REED
54
River area : AIT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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