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New York Times, Tuesday, June 12, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q U }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,704
Across Down
1. Touches lightly : PATS
5. Propounded : POSED
10. Stun : DAZE
14. Pitcher Schoolboy : ROWE
15. Steve of F.D.R. staff : EARLY
16. Kazan : ELIA
17. In an orderly way : ONEATATIME
19. Othello : MOOR
20. Egoistic : SELFISH
21. Girls' names in Dublin : AILEENS
23. Electrical unit : VOLT
24. Sanctum or city : INNER
25. Neighbor of Virgo : LEO
26. Admit : OWN
28. Spat's cousin : GAITER
32. Alan of films : LADD
33. Photo-finish focus : NOSE
35. Roman garment : STOLA
36. Miss Dodo : IMA
37. Fifty to : TENPAST
39. Rec-room items : TVS
40. Hollywood pioneer : MAYER
42. "In Spain they say, ___" : SISI
43. Golf shot : CHIP
44. Certain writings : ESSAYS
46. Harrison or Oedipus : REX
47. Faeroe winds : OES
48. Status symbol : STOLE
50. Sea bird : TERN
52. Awaiting : INSTORE
55. Animal-like : BESTIAL
58. Mature : RIPE
59. Opera of a certain price : THREEPENNY
61. Refrigerant : ICER
62. Consumed : EATEN
63. Grandpa in "The Waltons" : GEER
64. What children should be : SEEN
65. Opera circle : DRESS
66. Common Latin word : ESSE
1. Sam and J. C. Snead : PROS
2. Top rating : AONE
3. Time in Xmas song : TWELVEDAYS
4. Maine specialty : SEAFOOD
5. Lime variety : PEASTONE
6. Bedad or begorra : OATH
7. Title for a Hindu : SRI
8. Noted violinist : ELMAN
9. Changing of the colors : DYEING
10. Bad mark : DEMERIT
11. African plant : ALOE
12. Hill in Jerusalem : ZION
13. Be all ___ : EARS
18. Sesame : TIL
22. Smallest amount : LEAST
24. Emulate a Muse : INSPIRE
25. Characters in "Lost Horizon" : LAMAS
27. Old radio announcer Tony : WONS
29. Dressed ___ (smart) : TOTHENINES
30. Col. Parker's friend : ELVIS
31. Coarse file : RASP
32. Bar fruit : LIME
34. At ___ : EASE
37. "___ Remember" : TRYTO
38. Sweet and tons : SIXTEENS
41. Oriental : EASTERN
43. Procession : CORTEGE
45. Unscrambled : SORTED
49. Hungarian composer : LEHAR
51. Dr. Rhine's field : ESP
52. Part of the eye : IRIS
53. French resort : NICE
54. Graf ___ : SPEE
55. School contests : BEES
56. Hydrocarbon suffixes : ANES
57. Ancient instrument : LYRE
60. Tpk. : RTE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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