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New York Times, Wednesday, May 23, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,684
Across
1
African lake : CHAD
5
Polynesian image : TIKI
9
Ski lifts : TBARS
14
Saint's perquisite : HALO
15
Scandinavian god : ODIN
16
Peep show : RAREE
17
Windsor resident : ELIZABETHSECOND
20
Equipment for LP's : STEREOSET
21
Table d'___ : HOTE
22
Composer Rorem : NED
23
Brit. fliers : RAF
25
___-de-lance : FER
26
Gather : AMASS
29
Cubic meters : STERES
32
Mythical bird : ROC
33
Babylonian god: Var. : HEA
34
Goddess of discord et al. : ERISES
38
Versailles resident : MARIEANTOINETTE
42
Parts of ships : STERNS
43
Long time : EON
44
Ode subject : URN
45
Anesthetics : ETHERS
47
Ranch visitors : DUDES
49
Copywriter's output : ADS
52
Crankcase additive : OIL
53
Wine: Prefix : OEN
54
Miss Naldi : NITA
56
Showed a resemblance : SMACKEDOF
61
Kremlin resident : IVANTHETERRIBLE
64
Nearsighted cartoon man : MAGOO
65
Roman tribunal : ROTA
66
Webster : NOAH
67
Regarding : ANENT
68
Goddess of hope : SPES
69
Trees : ELMS
Down
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Fidel's friend : CHE
2
Painter Frans : HALS
3
Came down : ALIT
4
Bakery numbers : DOZENS
5
"And so ___" : TOBED
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Thought: Prefix : IDEO
7
Hiking items : KITS
8
Be a part of : INHERE
9
Italian numeral : TRE
10
Fuguist : BACH
11
___ over one's head : AROOF
12
French income : RENTE
13
Hebrew feast : SEDER
18
War god : ARES
19
Gaze, as through a window : STAREIN
24
House plant : FERN
26
Munitions : ARMS
27
Castle feature : MOAT
28
Land measure : ACRE
29
Japanese coin : SEN
30
Spud : TATER
31
She, in Bonn : SIE
33
Narcotic : HASHISH
35
Nailhead : STUD
36
Common French verb : ETRE
37
French industrial town : SENS
39
Pique : IRE
40
Within: Prefix : ENTO
41
Hawaiian birds : OOS
46
Rice and Gantry : ELMERS
47
Elk : DEER
48
Water spirit : UNDINE
49
One's inner self : ANIMA
50
Couch : DIVAN
51
Produce : STAGE
53
Gumbo ingredients : OKRAS
55
Much-cited source : ANON
57
Over : ATOP
58
Whale : CETE
59
Coin for Pericles : OBOL
60
Deceive : FLAM
62
Drink measure : TOT
63
Sounds of inquiry : EHS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 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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