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New York Times, Thursday, July 19, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 4, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,741
Across Down
1. Standard: Fr. : NORME
6. With it : HIP
9. Do a lawn job : RESOD
14. French spa : EVIAN
15. Chemical suffix : ENE
16. Serviceable : UTILE
17. Controversial author and W.W. I pacifist : BERTRANDRUSSELL
20. Sixty minutes : ONEHOUR
21. November winners : INS
22. Hodges or Blas : GIL
23. Girl's nickname : ESSIE
25. Primitive homes : TEPEES
27. Football-field wear : HELMET
30. Middle name of 60 Across : NORTH
32. Other: Lat. : ALIA
33. Russian secret police : OGPU
34. ___ dixit : IPSE
38. Inkling : HINT
39. Skirmish : MELEE
40. Kind of TV show : LATE
41. ___ spumante : ASTI
42. "___ now post time" : ITIS
43. White House room : OVAL
44. Spanish houses : CASAS
46. Henrik and family : IBSENS
48. Stay longer than : OUTSIT
51. View ___ (hunting cry) : HALLO
53. Son of Ra : SHU
54. Goddess: Lat. : DEA
56. Process of unhairing skins : COUPAGE
60. Collaborator with 17 Across : ALFREDWHITEHEAD
63. Having an opening, as a fence : GATED
64. Serling : ROD
65. Suit material : SERGE
66. Follow : ENSUE
67. Affirmative : YES
68. Test : TRIAL
1. Biblical mount : NEBO
2. Baking unit : OVEN
3. Laugh: Fr. : RIRE
4. Subject of book by 17 and 60 Across : MATHEMATICS
5. "La vie ___" : ENROSE
6. Pétain : HENRI
7. State: Abbr. : IND
8. Persian elf : PERI
9. Autumn apple : RUSSET
10. Diminutive suffixes : ETS
11. Series of ills : SIEGE
12. Kukla's friend : OLLIE
13. Bosky places : DELLS
18. Eur. country : AUST
19. False : UNTRUE
24. Nationality of 17 and 60 Across : ENGLISH
26. Occupation of each of above : PHILOSOPHER
27. Laugh : HAHA
28. Whitney and others : ELIS
29. Fluff : LINT
31. Uncloses, poetically : OPES
33. Range in Greece : OETA
35. Jewelry setting : PAVE
36. Musial : STAN
37. Fish : EELS
39. Drizzled : MISTED
45. ___-camp : AIDEDE
46. Island: Var. : ILOT
47. Saddest : BLUEST
48. Kind of orange : OSAGE
49. German lancer : UHLAN
50. Mass. university : TUFTS
52. Sour substances : ACIDS
55. Crooked : AWRY
57. Atmosphere: Prefix : AERI
58. Foolish : GAGA
59. Noble: Ger. : EDEL
61. Peleg's son : REU
62. Garden implement : HOE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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