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New York Times, Friday, July 13, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,735
Across
1. Some monkeys' aversion : EVIL
5. Dempsey, at one time : CHAMP
10. Bookkeepers : CPAS
14. Prefix with dynamics : AERO
15. Parts : ROLES
16. Large piece : HUNK
17. Torchbearer of note : STATUEOFLIBERTY
20. Weight unit : TON
21. Pro ___ : RATA
22. Fisherman : EELER
23. Stable food : OATS
24. Bankrolls : WADS
26. Suitable for farm use : ARABLE
29. Like a maiden at Belmont : WINLESS
32. Shine's partner : RISE
33. ___ Anita : SANTA
34. Greek letter : TAU
36. N.Y.C. landmarks of a sort : MACYSANDGIMBELS
40. Ike's war area : ETO
41. Does a judge's job : TRIES
42. Kind of review : RAVE
43. Takes care of : ATTENDS
45. Went bankrupt : FAILED
47. Marquis de ___ : SADE
48. Young sheep: Var. : TEGG
49. Recoiled : SHIED
52. Nimbus : HALO
53. Alder of Scotland : ARN
56. N.Y.C. raceway of a sort : WESTSIDEHIGHWAY
60. Suffers : AILS
61. Lawmaker : SOLON
62. Tops : AONE
63. Shoe gadget : TREE
64. Free-for-all : MELEE
65. Cut : SLIT
Down
1. New York river : EAST
2. Pocket or Presidential : VETO
3. Turkey's neighbor : IRAN
4. Fortune : LOT
5. Produce : CREATE
6. Night tree sounds : HOOTS
7. African grass : ALFA
8. Torme : MEL
9. Greek letter : PSI
10. Word with cloth or cake : CHEESE
11. Knitting stitch : PURL
12. Stake : ANTE
13. Scandinavian curd dish : SKYR
18. Russian river : URAL
19. Wild confusion : BEDLAM
23. Comply : OBEY
24. Clara Bow film : WINGS
25. Against : ANTI
26. French weapon : ARME
27. Lasso : RIATA
28. English track : ASCOT
29. Moves through swampy land : WADES
30. Thieve : STEAL
31. Balm : SALVE
33. Kind of remark : SNIDE
35. Secondhand : USED
37. Bed and home : STEADS
38. German theologian : ARND
39. Jail, at sea : BRIG
44. Fly : TSETSE
45. Stealthy : FELINE
46. Keyed up : AGOG
48. Western lake : TAHOE
49. Hit hard : SWAT
50. One in a will : HEIR
51. Capri, for one : ISLE
52. Havoc : HELL
53. Army deserter : AWOL
54. Rajah's wife : RANI
55. No, in Leningrad : NYET
57. Doctrine : ISM
58. Deer : DOE
59. Owns : HAS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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