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New York Times, Tuesday, June 26, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 334 (avg 1.81)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,718
Across Down
1. See 57 Across : POLY
5. Don ___ : JUAN
9. G.I. initials : USA
12. Bonnet's occupant : ABEE
13. Loire Valley region : ANJOU
15. Tater : SPUD
16. Prepares to launch : COUNTSDOWN
18. One-third of the earth's land : ASIA
19. Word with flop or plunk : KER
20. Poke's occupant : APIG
21. Pornographic : SMUTTY
23. Timetable, for short : SKED
24. Dutch cheese : GOUDA
25. Funnyman : JESTER
28. Overcharging : GOUGING
30. Embattled : ATWAR
31. Reads the riot act : WARNS
32. Activities : DOS
34. Britisher's comment : ISAY
35. In reserve : SAVED
36. Discharge : FIRE
37. Writer Deighton : LEN
38. Estate : ACRES
39. Card game, with 46 Down : VINGT
40. Wrangle : QUARREL
42. Sprees : BINGES
43. Supplications : PLEAS
44. Dash, for one : RACE
45. Say again : REPEAT
47. The two : BOTH
48. Tiergarten : ZOO
51. Of the ear : OTIC
52. Ulster area : COUNTYDOWN
55. Nonsense : BUNK
56. Swarm : HORDE
57. Pudgy, with 1 Across : ROLY
58. School study: Abbr. : ENG
59. ___ about : ONOR
60. Charon's beat : STYX
1. Get ready to travel : PACK
2. Woodwind : OBOE
3. French pronoun : LEUR
4. Hankering : YEN
5. Green quartz : JASPER
6. Ruined : UNDID
7. Trotting : AJOG
8. Today : NOW
9. Erect : UPSTANDING
10. See 48 Down : SUIT
11. "An apple ___ . . . " : ADAY
14. Shaky : UNSOUND
15. ___ Arabia : SAUDI
17. Betting man : TAKER
22. Tobies : MUGS
23. Check : STAY
24. Skirt features : GORES
25. Lockup : JAIL
26. And the following: Abbr. : ETSEQ
27. Annual Thames bird expedition : SWANUPPING
28. Banc adjunct : GAVEL
29. Narrow passage : GORGE
31. Merchandise : WARES
33. Bridge reverses : SETS
35. Where to start from : SCRATCH
36. Unexceptionable : FINE
38. Location : AREA
39. Laval's milieu : VICHY
41. Smart one : ALECK
42. Diamond figure : BATTER
44. Musical form : RONDO
45. Garment : ROBE
46. See 39 Across : ETUN
47. Do a slow ___ : BURN
48. Flashy wear of the '40's, with 10 Down : ZOOT
49. Like a hooter : OWLY
50. Cameo gem : ONYX
53. Goose eggs : OOO
54. A.M.A. people : DRS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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