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New York Times, Saturday, July 14, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J P Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 7, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,736
Across Down
1. Directory of a sort : WHOSWHO
8. Marine mollusk : SEASLUG
15. Taxi drivers : HACKIES
16. Booth Tarkington locale : INDIANA
17. Miss May et al. : ELAINES
18. Carved ornament : GADROON
19. Outer skin : RIND
20. Fleming : IAN
22. Admit : LETIN
23. Greek letter : ETA
24. ___ consequence : OFNO
25. Roman official : EDILE
26. Kennedy : TED
27. One who must beware : BUYER
28. Of age: Abbr. : AET
29. Missouri Indians : OSAGES
31. Saturdays and Sundays : WEEKENDS
35. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
36. Ran across : MET
37. Merge : COALESCE
42. Command : BEHEST
46. Hoodoo : HEX
47. Have the ___ one's side : LAWON
49. German cry : ACH
50. Encircle : INORB
53. African antelope : ORYX
54. Lacking experience : RAW
55. Tooth : MOLAR
56. Brownies' parent org. : GSA
57. ___ breve : ALLA
58. Hamming it up : EMOTING
60. Moroccan tourist port : TANGIER
63. Eye parts : RETINAE
64. Villain's words to damsel : THERENT
65. Made an amalgam : ALLOYED
66. "Animal Farm" and others : SATIRES
1. Query by 15 Across : WHERETO
2. Rock salts : HALITES
3. Anthem played at Jarry Park : OCANADA
4. Motorist's mishap : SKID
5. Prevail : WIN
6. ___-haw : HEE
7. Harden : OSSIFY
8. Italian gentleman : SIGNORE
9. Spanish queen : ENA
10. Confuse : ADDLE
11. Begot : SIRED
12. Native of Vientiane : LAOTIAN
13. In need of lubrication : UNOILED
14. Large fish-eating birds : GANNETS
21. Over : ANEW
24. Ejects : OUSTS
27. Animal, in France : BETE
30. Partner for a guy : GAL
32. Encase : EMBOX
33. Enthusiastic : KEEN
34. Old verb ending : ETH
37. Imaginary monster : CHIMERA
38. Old Greek beverage : OENOMEL
39. Mexican salamander : AXOLOTL
40. Like rush-hour streets : CLOGGED
41. Corn units : EARS
43. Previous : EARLIER
44. Kind of triangle : SCALENE
45. Foils : THWARTS
48. Earp et al. : WYATTS
51. Quotient : RATIO
52. Sea adjective : BRINY
57. Latin fields : AGRI
59. Scot's denial : NAE
61. Exclamation : AHA
62. Basketball target : NET

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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