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New York Times, Saturday, June 16, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 49, Avg Word Len: 4.40, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 50, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 1, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,708
Across Down
1. Flag support : STAFF
6. Brilliant fish : OPAH
10. Rum cake : BABA
14. "Tempest" sprite : ARIEL
15. Flat fish : SOLE
16. River of Spain : EBRO
17. Chaplain : PADRE
18. Atop : UPON
19. Profit : GAIN
20. Authors' offerings: Abbr. : MSS
22. Age : EON
23. Nicklaus aid : TEE
24. Pontiff : THEHOLYFATHER
29. Mauna ___ : LOA
30. Seasonal log : YULE
31. Coal scuttles : HODS
32. Troubles : ILLS
34. Do arithmetic : ADD
35. Nothing : NIL
36. Kind of school dinner, with 38 Across : FATHER
38. See 36 Across : ANDSON
42. Here: Fr. : ICI
43. Locomotive part : CAB
45. Eastern gown : SARI
46. True olives : OLEA
48. 16 Across and others : RIOS
50. Top : CAP
51. Orphan Annie's friend : DADDYWARBUCKS
55. Court divider : NET
56. Kind of dust : SAW
57. Watering place : SPA
58. Belgian river : YSER
60. Brazilian tree : ANDA
62. Latin dad : PATER
66. Serf of old : ESNE
67. Time unit : YEAR
68. Hard wood : EBONY
69. So long! : TATA
70. Singer Nelson : EDDY
71. Hindu queen : RANEE
1. Dope : SAP
2. Song syllable : TRA
3. Help : AID
4. Solid: Fr. : FERME
5. Meaty : FLESHY
6. Columbus campus : OSU
7. Like a child in a toy store : POPEYED
8. Distant : ALOOF
9. Rinse : HENNA
10. Sue : BEG
11. Lessened : ABATED
12. Pipes : BRIERS
13. High rating : AONE
21. S. A. oil nut : SOUARI
24. Indian weight : TOLA
25. Sentry's word : HALT
26. Law degree : LLD
27. Spare : THIN
28. Half and full nelsons : HOLDS
29. Survivor in Norse Ragnarok : LIF
33. Recoiled : SHIED
35. Rich men : NABOBS
37. Modified organism : ECAD
39. Sad one : SACK
40. Old English coins : ORAS
41. Small dram : NIP
43. Pond catch for Tom Sawyer : CRAWDAD
44. Tune : AIR
46. Black Sea port : ODESSA
47. Dormant : LATENT
49. Meal : SUPPER
52. Belgian violinist : YSAYE
53. Ebbed : WANED
54. Shrine of Mecca: Var. : CAABA
55. Muscovite negative : NYET
59. Cartoonist : REA
61. One belonging to: Suffix : ARY
63. Big weight : TON
64. Wind direction : ENE
65. Grain : RYE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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