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New York Times, Wednesday, July 18, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,740
Across
1. Puppeteer : SARG
5. Newts : EFTS
9. Scout's reward : BADGE
14. Stravinsky : IGOR
15. Verne explorer : NEMO
16. Market place : AGORA
17. Space agency : NASA
18. Tie : DRAW
19. Profligates : ROUES
20. Affected style : GRANDMANNER
23. Procure : GET
24. New or Fair : DEAL
25. Bar-room's ten : NIGHTS
27. Sterile : BARREN
30. Boo-boo : BONER
32. Shouting : AROAR
33. Movie mahout : SABU
34. Lined up : AROW
38. Tide : NEAP
39. Asian capital : HANOI
40. ___ bene : NOTA
41. Moslem judge : CADI
42. French wave : ONDE
43. Allow : ADMIT
44. Myra Hess, et al. : DAMES
46. Pollute : INFECT
47. Blues-singer Smith : BESSIE
50. Opposed : ANTI
51. Toby liquid : ALE
52. Grofé subject : GRANDCANYON
58. Palm nut : BETEL
60. Castor's mother : LEDA
61. Piedmont city : ASTI
62. Overact : EMOTE
63. Word of agreement : AMEN
64. Riga resident : LETT
65. French legislature : SENAT
66. Spanish surrealist : SERT
67. Cupid : EROS
Down
1. Squeal to the D. A. : SING
2. Culture medium : AGAR
3. Bonheur : ROSA
4. Furniture center : GRANDRAPIDS
5. Mr. Bones, for one : ENDMAN
6. Brutal : FERAL
7. Fed : TMAN
8. Planted : SOWN
9. Capt. Hook's creator : BARRIE
10. Past : AGO
11. Bankroll : DOUGH
12. Salute : GREET
13. Lynne and End : EASTS
21. Cervine creature : DEER
22. Languor : ENNUI
26. Terminal hoopla : GRANDFINALE
27. Judge's seat : BANC
28. Surface : AREA
29. Hope-Crosby locale : ROAD
30. Combos : BANDS
31. Woodwind : OBOE
33. Healthy : SANE
35. N. Y. city : ROME
36. Auricular : OTIC
37. Steam-engine pioneer : WATT
39. Aaron specialty : HOMER
43. Wall pier : ANTA
45. Ornamental tag: Var. : AIGLET
46. Charm : INCANT
47. Some are in arms : BABES
48. Fig variety : ELEME
49. South Orange's ___ Hall : SETON
50. Math pupil, at times : ADDER
53. "Woe is me" : ALAS
54. Thread: Suffix : NEME
55. Belgian river : YSER
56. Holy Roman emperor : OTTO
57. Insects : NITS
59. Timetable abbr. : ETA

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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