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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
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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
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Distinctive : DIACRITIC
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Religious seclusion : EREMITISM
22
French student : ELEVE
23
Clamp : VISE
24
Rolling and stepping : STONES
25
Advice to sinners : REPENT
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Mason, for one : JAR
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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
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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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