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New York Times, Wednesday, May 16, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.63, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,677
Across Down
1. "Marble Faun" girl : HILDA
6. Actor Walter : ABEL
10. Relative of Mac : BUD
13. State of the ___ : UNION
14. Sisal plant : AGAVE
15. Armed-service org. : ONI
16. Miami divider : BISCAYNEBAY
18. Skylark's tribute : ODE
19. R. R. stop : STA
20. Bookie's data : ODDS
21. Social milestone : DEBUT
23. Like wet talcum : CAKY
25. Muddles up : MESSES
26. Theater district : RIALTO
29. Use a palette : PAINT
31. Monastery head : ABBOT
32. Realty developments : HOMESITES
36. Ukrainian city : KIEV
37. Navigation aid : LORAN
38. French parent : MERE
39. Enzymes : ESTERASES
41. Violent desire : MANIA
42. Rich fabrics : LAMES
43. Miss Mangano's rice : BITTER
44. Napoli's land : ITALIA
47. Reduce : PARE
48. Miss Thorndike : SIBYL
49. Campbell : GLEN
51. Compass direction : SSE
54. Wool: Prefix : LAN
55. Miami neighbor : CORALGABLES
59. Common verb : ARE
60. Individually : APART
61. Blinds, in falconry : SEELS
62. Spoil : MAR
63. Aldo and Johnny : RAYS
64. Confuse : ADDLE
1. Focal areas : HUBS
2. Monogram unit: Abbr. : INIT
3. Miss Kirk : LISA
4. Dwarf's name : DOC
5. Collection of sayings : ANA
6. Like good whisky : AGED
7. Girl's nickname : BABS
8. Le Gallienne : EVA
9. Condenser jars : LEYDENS
10. Ninnies : BOOBS
11. Inordinate : UNDUE
12. Legislative bodies : DIETS
14. Capp of the comics : ANDY
17. ___ Ono : YOKO
22. Appraisal : ESTIMATE
23. Old Devon resort : CLOVELLY
24. Law man: Abbr. : ATT
25. Bearing : MIEN
26. Garden tool : RAKE
27. Wading bird : IBIS
28. Encourage : ABET
29. Studies deeply : PORES
30. Between amo and amat : AMAS
32. Fireman's gear : HOSE
33. Big top : TENT
34. U. S. Indian : ERIE
35. Char : SEAR
37. "Lost Horizon" figure : LAMA
40. Self-propelled transit unit : RAILCAR
41. Russian village : MIR
43. Loud noise : BANG
44. Eastern faith : ISLAM
45. Crown : TIARA
46. L'il ___ : ABNER
47. Trapper's prize : PELT
49. " . . . cold ___ stones, O Sea" : GRAY
50. Porsena : LARS
51. Vehicle : SLED
52. Order to a broker : SELL
53. Actual being : ESSE
56. W. W. II agency : OPA
57. Red ___ beet : ASA
58. River area : BED

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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