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New York Times, Thursday, June 7, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,699
Across Down
1. Guile : CRAFT
6. Bathes : TUBS
10. Particle : ATOM
14. Thread : LISLE
15. Jacob's brother : ESAU
16. Flatfish : SOLE
17. Hurt : ACHED
18. City south of Turin : ASTI
19. Fissure : SLIT
20. Turnpike sign : NOEXIT
22. Do a Labrador job : RETRIEVE
24. Red dye : EOSIN
26. South Pacific island : EASTER
27. Talk into : PERSUADE
30. Assemble : SIT
31. Mine yield : ORE
32. Express indignation : SNORT
34. Lake Geneva, to French : LEMAN
38. Legal right : LIEN
40. Dancer Ailey : ALVIN
42. Bones : DICE
43. Fisherman : EELER
45. Passover feast : SEDER
47. Agency of the 1930's : NRA
48. Wordplay : WIT
50. High-handed : CAVALIER
52. Stretching muscle : TENSOR
55. Milton's "Lycidas," for one : ELEGY
56. Response : REACTION
58. Sonata parts : RONDOS
62. Solo : ARIA
63. ___ snuff : UPTO
65. Province of Italy : UDINE
66. Wire measures : MILS
67. Obligation : NEED
68. Keepsake : TOKEN
69. Nuisance : PEST
70. Slips : ERRS
71. Mortimer : SNERD
1. Family : CLAN
2. Puerto ___ : RICO
3. Court man : ASHE
4. Shows one's muscles : FLEXES
5. Humdrum : TEDIOUS
6. Oolong : TEA
7. Kremlin : USSRNERVECENTER
8. Subside : BATE
9. Nutcracker and others : SUITES
10. Seconded : ASSISTED
11. House sign : TOLET
12. Sacred tree of Athena : OLIVE
13. Suffix for alti or chrono : METER
21. Ethiopian lake : TSANA
23. Marsh bird : RAIL
25. Adored ones : IDOLS
27. Opposing force : POLE
28. One of five : ERIE
29. Whirl : REEL
33. Kind of basin : TIDAL
35. Recent fashion : MINI
36. "God's Little ___" : ACRE
37. Close : NEAR
39. TV offering : NEWSCAST
41. "___ say die" : NEVER
44. Donnybrook : RIOT
46. Stews : RAGOUTS
49. Three in one : TRIUNE
51. Johnson : LYNDON
52. Vagabond : TRAMP
53. Weird : EERIE
54. Captures : NAILS
57. Music drama, in Berlin : OPER
59. Netherlands sight : DIKE
60. Outstanding thing : ONER
61. Forward : SEND
64. ___ bodlkins, old oath : ODS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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