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New York Times, Sunday, June 17, 1973

Author:
Herbert Ettenson
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 673 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Herbert Ettenson has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,709
Across
1. Bridge tragedy : SET
4. Japanned metal : TOLE
8. Wandering : ERRANT
14. Bird : MACAW
19. Cartoon sweetheart : OLIVEOYL
21. Large cat : LEOPARD
23. Sports places : ARENAS
25. Reed's colleague : FELIXFRANKFURTER
27. Dee : SANDRA
28. Moron : AMENT
29. Hilo hellos : ALOHAS
30. Pintail ducks : SMEES
32. Hockey's Bobby et al. : ORRS
33. Partisan positions : SIDES
34. ___ alone : GOIT
35. Alan ___, British actor : BATES
37. Cartoon scream : EEK
38. Group : ASSORT
41. Italian coin : SOLDO
43. Goldie : HAWN
45. The Admirable Doctor : ROGERBACON
50. Candy : JONES
51. Tiny bit : CRUMB
52. Begun : INITIATED
53. On the wagon : SOBER
54. Pot-___ : AUFEU
55. City in Penna. : SCRANTON
56. Garden pest : APHID
57. Park lurker : THUG
59. Superman's suit size: Abbr. : LRG
61. Spitchcock : EEL
62. Forward : SENDALONG
64. Try to find : SEEK
65. Russian saint : OLGA
66. Old ___ : NED
67. Nonsense! : POOH
68. Pitchers : EWERS
69. Frost, e.g. : POET
70. High points : ACMES
73. Co-author of "Tales from Shakespeare" : CHARLESLAMB
76. Saki : MUNRO
77. Cole's follower : SLAW
78. Glides high : SOARS
79. Branches : RAMI
80. Variety of lettuce : COS
81. Hussy : TART
82. Offended : HURT
83. Actor and TV personality : ORSONBEAN
86. Fever reading, in old Rome : CII
89. Unconscious : OUT
90. Act droopy : MOPE
91. Kind of cheese : SWISS
92. Caution : WARINESS
94. Bob or Thomas : DYLAN
96. Like some serge : SHINY
97. Pinball : BAGATELLE
98. Puff up : ELATE
99. Overcharge : STING
100. Barrymore biographer : GENEFOWLER
101. Calumet : PIPE
102. Chinese weight : LIANG
103. Singer Siepi : CESARE
104. Author's encore: Abbr. : SEQ
105. Con-man's helper : SHILL
107. Pretty : CUTE
108. Forest people of India : SAURA
113. Genus of swifts : APUS
115. Gems : OPALS
117. French girl's name : HELENE
120. Young eel : ELVER
121. Word with out or soft : SPOKEN
123. Composer of "The Huguenots" : GIACOMOMEYERBEER
126. Contract word : HERETO
127. Tolerates : ENDURES
128. N. L. pitcher : BOBVEALE
129. Attachment to a bill : RIDER
130. Manager : GERENT
131. U. S. Indian : OTOE
132. W. W. II craft : LST
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1. Furniture pieces : SOFAS
2. Perfume resin : ELEMI
3. Mosaicked : TILED
4. Schoolbag items : TEXTS
5. Impatient cry : OOF
6. Sky harp : LYRA
7. Mideast airline : ELAL
8. City in Wisconsin : ELKHORN
9. Drawn game at Monte Carlo : REFAIT
10. Wake up forcefully : ROUST
11. Neighbor of Mar. : APR
12. King Cole and others : NATS
13. Aspen, at times : TREMBLER
14. Billiard shot : MASSE
15. Screw pine : ARA
16. Recent: Prefix : CENO
17. Pittsburgh name : ANDREWMELLON
18. Nixon appointee : WARRENBURGER
20. Hollywood and ___ : VINE
22. Is afraid of : DREADS
24. Canadian prov. : SASK
26. Worthless : NOGOOD
31. W. W. II command : ETO
36. Shoulder gesture : SHRUG
38. Calmed down : ABATED
39. Squelched : SATON
40. Rise with the waves : SCEND
41. Ferber novel : SOBIG
42. Consolidated : ONED
44. Word with wiedersehen : AUF
45. Emerge : RISE
46. Merely : ONCE
47. Friday, for one : GIRL
48. Timetable abbr. : ETA
49. Hair jobs : RINSES
50. English painter : JOHNHERRING
51. Secures by a tenon : CAUKS
53. Bobbin : SPOOL
56. Then, in Paris : ALORS
57. Swarm : TEEM
58. Thyme, e.g. : HERB
60. Cat, in Madrid : GATO
63. Unreconciled : APART
64. Beau : SWAIN
65. Work : OPUS
66. Triton : NEWT
68. Roper and others : ELMOS
70. Concerning : ASTO
71. Ex-Senator from Florida : CLAUDEPEPPER
72. Miler of note : MARTYLIQUORI
73. Successful stratagem : COUP
74. Race : HARE
75. Impertinent : SASSY
76. Warning: It. : MONITO
78. Was outstanding : SHONE
80. Beverage bottle : CARAFE
83. Due : OWING
84. Master, in Africa : BWANA
85. Rarin' to go : EAGER
86. Compartment : CELL
87. Pines or Man : ISLE
88. Bohemian river : ISER
90. Couple : MATES
91. Leg part : SHIN
93. York or Deal : NEW
95. Child's place : LAP
96. Playing for time : STALLING
97. Be suitable, in old days : BESEEM
99. Fodder : SILAGE
100. "Beat it!" : GETLOST
102. Backtalk : LIP
103. Billiardists : CUEMEN
104. Obi : SASH
106. King or queen : HONOR
107. Task : CHORE
108. Start tennis or dinner : SERVE
109. Register, in old Rome : ALBE
110. Of an eye part : UVEAL
111. Movie segments : REELS
112. Court decree : ARRET
114. Timetable, for short : SKED
116. Marquis de ___ : SADE
118. Biblical mountain : NEBO
119. Island: Var. : EYOT
122. Saison : ETE
124. Scoundrel : CUR
125. People of Africa : EBO

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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