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New York Times, Friday, May 18, 1973

Author:
Brian G. Tyler
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Brian G. Tyler has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,679

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Across
1. Persians and Siamese : CATS
5. Savory : SAPID
10. Italian city : ASTI
14. Opera feature : ARIA
15. Annoy : TEASE
16. Hog's relative : BOAR
17. Ship : SEND
18. Capri and Wight : ISLES
19. Distinctive quality : AURA
20. Composer's childhood game, maybe : HAYDNGOSEEK
23. Drunkard : SOT
24. Like some mashed potatoes : LUMPY
25. Pertain : RELATE
27. Greek goddess : ATHENA
30. Precipitous : STEEP
31. Agency of the 30's : NRA
32. Hillside : SLOPE
35. O. T. book : NAHUM
38. Incline : TEND
40. Civil War initials : GAR
41. Prefix for cast or head : FORE
42. Auto : SEDAN
44. Wield : EXERT
47. Zero : NIL
48. Deteriorate : ERODE
50. Appraise : ASSESS
52. Waver : FALTER
54. Turkish emir : OSMAN
56. Vestment : ALB
57. Suggested costs for Franz : LISZTPRICES
62. Objective : GOAL
64. Roman goddess : FLORA
65. Glen : VALE
66. Concerning : INRE
67. Purport : TENOR
68. Iroquoian : ERIE
69. ___ ce pas? : NEST
70. Cleaned : SWEPT
71. Vault : LEAP
Down
1. Carry's partner : CASH
2. Kind of code : AREA
3. Minute : TINY
4. Encumber : SADDLE
5. Of a mark of shame : STIGMAL
6. Fabulist : AESOP
7. Partner of walsy : PALSY
8. Words of understanding : ISEE
9. Painted, for one : DESERT
10. Arab garment : ABA
11. Large tuba : SOUSAPHONE
12. Fortunetelling card : TAROT
13. Incensed : IRATE
21. Convent dwellers : NUNS
22. Trenchant : KEEN
26. Feature of some tables : LEAF
27. Carpenter and red : ANTS
28. Brooklyn growth : TREE
29. Musical steering gear : HANDELBARS
30. Withered : SERE
33. Curved molding : OGEE
34. ___ vobiscum : PAX
36. Popular author : URIS
37. Ott and Allen : MELS
39. Missile : DART
43. Seasonal tune : NOEL
45. Fortification : RAMPART
46. Peter, for one : TSAR
49. Wanders : DRIFTS
51. Whine : SNIVEL
52. Dickens character : FAGIN
53. Solitary : ALONE
54. Refreshing air : OZONE
55. Barber's implement : STROP
58. Did in : SLEW
59. Relief org. : CARE
60. Pen name : ELIA
61. Ooze : SEEP
63. Tennis term : LET

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

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