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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
1. Fidel's friend : CHE
2. Painter Frans : HALS
3. Came down : ALIT
4. Bakery numbers : DOZENS
5. "And so ___" : TOBED
6. 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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