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New York Times, Saturday, June 9, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,701
Across
1. Light strokes : DABS
5. Cymbal sound : CLAP
9. Song : SOLO
13. Off balance : ALOP
14. Tuned bell : CHIME
15. Magi, e.g. : TRIO
16. Simple : MERE
17. Networks : RETIA
18. Sloping way : RAMP
19. Legislative body : SENATE
21. Medit. vessels: Var. : TARTANAS
23. Kind of agency : TRAVEL
25. Late Kingfish : LONG
26. Antagonistic : HOSTILE
27. Alpine sounds : YODELS
30. Tosspot : SOT
31. Sullen look : SCOWL
33. Plains dwelling : TEPEE
34. Exclamations : HAHS
36. Spartan magistrate : EPHOR
38. Slight depression : DENT
39. ___ Yisrael (Palestine) : ERETS
41. Locations : SITES
43. Carson : KIT
44. Leaves : SEPALS
46. Bursar's collection : TUITION
48. Diesel ___ : UNIT
49. Fourth ___ : ESTATE
50. Tough job : HARDPULL
53. Soups : BROTHS
56. Dinaric ___ : ALPS
57. Hub of Arab world : CAIRO
59. Adroit : NEAT
60. Normandy town : STLO
61. Old-floor sound : CREAK
62. "___ Camera" : IAMA
63. Hammer part : PEEN
64. Curing device : OAST
65. Mayo of crime fiction : ASEY
Down
1. Obstructs : DAMS
2. Helmsman's word : ALEE
3. Of superior heritage : BORNTOTHEPURPLE
4. Early weapons : SPEARS
5. Fidel's friend : CHE
6. Some utterances : LITTLEWHITELIES
7. Bowfin genus : AMIA
8. ___ gates : PEARLY
9. Beached : STRANDED
10. Grocery items : ORANGEPEKOETEAS
11. Ohio city : LIMA
12. Word with sorry : OOPS
14. Fissure : CREVICE
20. Makes lace : TATS
22. Sound a horn : TOOT
24. Old sea serpent : ELOPS
26. English statesman : HOARE
28. Red Square name : LENIN
29. Paving block : SETT
30. Females : SHES
32. ___ eater : LOTUS
35. ___ one's rights : STANDSON
37. African antelope : REITBOK
40. Escape : SLIP
42. Preeminent : STAR
45. House material : STUCCO
47. Form of Athena : ITONIA
50. Fastener : HASP
51. Old man: Ger. : ALTE
52. "Zhivago" role : LARA
54. Harness part : HAME
55. Remain : STAY
58. Deserter : RAT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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