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New York Times, Wednesday, May 30, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J V X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,691
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1. Boer assembly : RAAD
5. Second-stringer : SCRUB
10. Certain tone : DIAL
14. Hairdo : AFRO
15. Social asset : POISE
16. Earthen pot : OLLA
17. Soft ___ : SELL
18. Channel : INLET
19. Perjuring one : LIAR
20. Dragged out : PROLONGED
22. ___ Pigalle : PLACE
23. Silly antics : APERY
24. Pretenders : QUACKS
25. Notched : SERRATE
28. Mischa : AUER
29. Conflict, as colors : CLASH
30. Coat cloth : GABARDINE
35. Nurse of myth : ABIA
36. Dali need : EASEL
37. Meaning of vidi : ISAW
38. Miler Roger : BANNISTER
40. Grudge : SPITE
41. Rx quantity : DOSE
42. Property broker : REALTOR
44. Gum : CHICLE
47. Proportion : RATIO
48. Eastern princess : RANEE
49. Paper impression : WATERMARK
53. Middle East name : EBAN
54. Rock bottom : NADIR
55. Succulent plant : ALOE
56. Hair dye : TINT
57. Gibson ingredient : ONION
58. Sheepfold : COTE
59. Vous ___ : ETES
60. Roi's mate : REINE
61. Taiwan money : YUAN
1. Grate : RASP
2. Southwest wind : AFER
3. Guthrie : ARLO
4. Certain monetary system : DOLLARSANDCENTS
5. Piano : SPINET
6. Gather : CONGREGATE
7. Man of leisure : RILEY
8. Took advantage of : USED
9. Parlayed : BET
10. Kind of foreign policy : DOLLARDIPLOMACY
11. Word with sacro : ILIAC
12. Partner of alas : ALACK
13. Roman gods : LARES
21. Warm-sea fish : OPAH
22. Child: Lat. : PUER
24. Competent: Abbr. : QUAL
25. Aftermath of a scrape : SCAB
26. Island of exile : ELBA
27. Picnic spoiler : RAIN
28. Eccentricity : ABERRATION
31. Peer Gynt's mother : ASE
32. "What time ___?" : ISIT
33. Defense acronym : NATO
34. Pitcher : EWER
36. ___ est percipi : ESSE
39. Captive of Hercules : IOLE
40. Serve, in Glasgow : SAIR
43. Everlasting, old style : ETERNE
44. Greek island : CRETE
45. Force of ___ : HABIT
46. Senseless : INANE
47. Arm bones : RADII
49. Peter out : WANE
50. Baseball's Felipe : ALOU
51. Hurdy-gurdy : ROTA
52. Enthusiastic : KEEN
54. Correlative : NOR

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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