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New York Times, Saturday, May 5, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,666
Across Down
1. TV's Jack : PAAR
5. "Deer Park" author : MAILER
11. Fished in a way : TROLLED
14. Dining area : ALCOVE
15. Land dealer : REALTOR
16. German admiral of W. W. II : DOENITZ
18. Records: Abbr. : ACCTS
19. Passion : ARDOR
21. ___ low : LIE
22. London quarter : SOHO
23. ___ Aquarius : AGEOF
24. Shriner of radio fame : HERB
25. ___ and cry : HUE
26. Attach : ANNEX
27. Garment-area visitor : BUYER
28. ___ for time (late) : PRESSED
30. Girl's name : TERESA
31. Editor's mark : STET
32. Italian resort : LIDO
33. Spiritual : MENTAL
36. Hush : SILENCE
39. Blue-greens : AQUAS
40. Floats gently : WAFTS
41. Modes of transit: Abbr. : RRS
43. Hold back : CURB
44. Rockwell and Clark : KENTS
45. Trade center : MART
46. New Guinea town : LAE
47. Short, hooded coat : GREGO
48. Large jib : GENOA
49. Blissful : ELYSIAN
51. In an open way : FRANKLY
53. Tropical fish : TETRAS
54. Like an ecology-minded woman : FURLESS
55. In an elliptical fashion : OVALLY
56. Notation on a theme : GOOD
1. Game warden's target : POACHER
2. ___ the good : ALLTO
3. Choices: Abbr. : ALTS
4. Early car : REO
5. Lester of Georgia : MADDOX
6. Snooty : ALOOF
7. Mocha man : ICER
8. Nol of Cambodia : LON
9. Whammy : EVILEYE
10. Gets the batter out : RETIRES
11. Riff-raff : TRASH
12. Get back one's losses : RECOUP
13. TV show : DRAGNET
17. Serengeti sight : ZEBRA
20. Willis of Knicks : REED
23. Naturalist Adams : ANSEL
24. Border lake : HURON
26. Charles's dog et al. : ASTAS
27. Venerable and Adam : BEDES
29. Set up: Abbr. : ESTAB
30. Pinball booboos : TILTS
32. Cape Canaveral event : LIFTOFF
33. Twin crystal : MACLE
34. Capable of : EQUALTO
35. Ballet's Rudolf : NUREYEV
36. ___-froid : SANG
37. Started the Model T : CRANKED
38. Flynn and namesakes : ERROLS
40. Teensy-___ : WEENSY
42. Mast supports : STAYS
44. African village : KRAAL
45. ___ Park, of Edison fame : MENLO
47. ___ Friday : GIRL
48. Assam native : GARO
50. Depot: Abbr. : STA
52. Cut a ___ : RUG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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