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New York Times, Monday, May 7, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,668
Across
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Flop, on Broadway : BOMB
5
Vertical, at sea : APEAK
10
Impair : MAR
13
U.S.A. : AMER
14
Fields: Lat. : CAMPI
15
Unchanged : SAME
16
"It ___ hundred years . . . " : RANA
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Capital : COPENHAGEN
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Capital : BRUSSELS
21
After Taurus : GEMINI
22
Asian prefix : INDO
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Capital : OSLO
24
Former British P.M. : ATTLEE
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Capital : KATMANDU
31
Crockett compatriot : BOWIE
32
Havana coins : PESOS
33
Large sloths : AIS
34
Part of SEATO : ASIA
35
Form of protest : SITIN
36
Number in an ennead : NINE
37
Sunday talk: Abbr. : SER
38
Partner of raves : RANTS
39
Disjoin : SEVER
40
Capital : HELSINKI
42
Tunes down : LOWERS
43
Does lacework : TATS
44
Man from Erivan : KURD
45
African republic : SOMALI
48
Capital : CANBERRA
52
Capital : ADDISABABA
54
Creator of Lorelei Lee : LOOS
55
Bonn negative : NEIN
56
Run the ___ : GAMUT
57
Kind of rule or run : HOME
58
Paris monument : ARC
59
Papal cape : ORALE
60
Brainstorm : IDEA
Down
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Fishhook adjunct : BARB
2
Sharif : OMAR
3
Food offerings : MENU
4
Capital : BRASILIA
5
Agree : ACCEDE
6
Paul, in Palermo : PAOLO
7
Napoleon and Jones: Abbr. : EMPS
8
Companion for Tarzan : APE
9
Capital : KINGSTON
10
Balthazar et al. : MAGI
11
Prayer finale : AMEN
12
Italian painter : RENI
15
Where Apia is the capital : SAMOA
18
Pilothouse posts : HELMS
20
Snick and ___ : SNEE
23
Caravan stop : OASIS
24
Embarrass : ABASH
25
"We're off ___ the wizard" : TOSEE
26
Baton maneuver : TWIRL
27
Dramatist Frings : KETTI
28
Guileless : NAIVE
29
Railroad car : DINER
30
Consumers : USERS
32
Uses serrated shears : PINKS
35
Capital : SANTIAGO
36
Capital : NEWDELHI
38
Teheran coins : RIALS
39
Old-World apple : SORB
41
Dry-cleaner's concern : STAIN
42
Crescent-shaped : LUNATE
44
Capital : KABUL
45
Capital : SANA
46
River to the Baltic : ODER
47
16th-century date : MDIC
48
Madrid bed : CAMA
49
Quarter of an acre : ROOD
50
Capital : ROME
51
In a quandary : ASEA
53
Candy or sand : BAR

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