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New York Times, Friday, June 29, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,721
Across
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Law: Abbr. : STAT
5
Nat King et al. : COLES
10
Golf tourney : OPEN
14
Flat plinth : ORLO
15
Came about : AROSE
16
Turning: Prefix : ROTO
17
Dental chairs, in a way : FILLINGSTATIONS
20
Handyman's gear : TOOLCASE
21
Emulate an absent-minded professor : MISLAY
22
Romaine : COS
23
Hair: Prefix : PILO
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Wise one : SAVANT
27
Accomplished : TALENTED
31
Goofs : PULLSABONER
33
Enzyme ending : ASE
34
Seed coat : ARIL
35
___ low : LIE
36
Celestial handle : ANSA
37
Scotch negative : NAE
38
Dentist, in a way : DRILLMASTER
42
___ out of (hit home) : GETARISE
44
Trembly trees : ASPENS
45
Marsupials, for short : ROOS
46
Package-handling initials : TSU
47
Out-and-out : ARRANT
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Symphony sections : SCHERZOS
55
Place for a señorita's rose : BETWEENTHETEETH
57
Intimation : IDEA
58
Staubach of football : ROGER
59
Prefix with aircraft : ANTI
60
Thicket : BOSK
61
Oyster and beef : STEWS
62
Erelong : SOON
Down
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Pillow rating : SOFT
2
Graces or Fates : TRIO
3
Greeting in Paris : ALLO
4
Phone-bill item : TOLLCALL
5
Card game : CANASTA
6
P.T.A. and N.E.A. : ORGS
7
___ face : LOSE
8
N. Y. time : EST
9
Nautical measure : SEAMILE
10
Prayer : ORISON
11
Table or hall : POOL
12
Sicilian mount : ETNA
13
Intrusive : NOSY
18
Images : ICONS
19
Floor or roof man : TILER
23
TV-show format : PANEL
24
Squarely : SPANG
25
Nimbi : AURAE
26
Lindsay's middle name : VLIET
27
Sheer linen : TOILE
28
Famille member : TANTE
29
Have a meal, in Berlin : ESSEN
30
Precious ones : DEARS
32
Paradise : BLISS
36
"Be thou . . . ___ snow" : ASPUREAS
38
Hive member : DRONE
39
Police concerns : RIOTERS
40
Increase and Cotton : MATHERS
41
Stocks or bonds, e.g. : ASSET
43
Indian of South America : ARAWAK
47
Jewish month : ABIB
48
Change the décor : REDO
49
Ways: Abbr. : RTES
50
Safekeeping: Abbr. : STGE
51
Tobacco quid : CHEW
52
Founder of Stoicism : ZENO
53
Klemperer : OTTO
54
Leg region : SHIN
56
Negative : NOT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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