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New York Times, Tuesday, July 10, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { B F G Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,732
Across
1. Wilderness food : MANNA
6. Table item : SALT
10. Common motel fixture : POOL
14. Relating to birds : AVIAN
15. "Habanera," for one : ARIA
16. Pacific tree : HALA
17. Fortification : REDAN
18. Distinctive : DIACRITIC
20. Religious seclusion : EREMITISM
22. French student : ELEVE
23. Clamp : VISE
24. Rolling and stepping : STONES
25. Advice to sinners : REPENT
28. Mason, for one : JAR
29. Lab vessel : RETORT
30. Mechanize : AUTOMATE
35. Pacific plants : TAROS
36. Down and ___ : OUT
37. More rational : SANER
38. Jewels : EMERALDS
40. Offends : SPITES
41. Energy unit : RAD
42. Catch a fish : REELIN
43. Achieve : ATTAIN
47. Common Latin word : HAEC
48. Use one's neck : CRANE
49. Artist's supplier : PAINTSHOP
54. Certain TV offerings : TALKSHOWS
56. Silly : INANE
57. Beloved one : IDOL
58. "What ___ is new?" : ELSE
59. Used a certain machine : VOTED
60. Bird of Hawaii : NENE
61. Dandelion, e.g. : WEED
62. Pitchers : EWERS
Down
1. Horse : MARE
2. Declare : AVER
3. Nest of pheasants : NIDE
4. Seizure, in old English law : NAAM
5. Husbands' memory blocks : ANNIVERSARIES
6. Cruel one : SADIST
7. Emanate : ARISE
8. O'Flaherty : LIAM
9. Between tic and toe : TAC
10. Vance of whodunits : PHILO
11. Like a grain : OATEN
12. ___ branch : OLIVE
13. Entwines : LACES
19. Remembering : RETROSPECTIVE
21. Hue : TINT
24. Perched : SAT
25. Paper amount : REAM
26. To be: Fr. : ETRE
27. Churchmouse status : POOR
28. Project : JUT
29. Postman's beat: Abbr. : RTE
30. Out of, in Berlin : AUS
31. Armor : MAIL
32. Opposed : ANTI
33. ___-age : TEEN
34. Speaker's pauses : ERS
36. Betting choice : ODD
39. Swedish county : LAN
40. Perceived : SEEN
42. Made a bridge bid : RAISED
43. Muscle protein : ACTIN
44. Kind of wind : TRADE
45. Eagle feature : TALON
46. Joint : ANKLE
47. Ship's bow area : HAWSE
49. Vaulter's need : POLE
50. Child's delight : SNOW
51. Detest : HATE
52. Unique person : ONER
53. Sidewalk users: Abbr. : PEDS
55. Cut : HEW

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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