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New York Times, Monday, July 2, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 4, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,724
Across
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Sicily's capital : PALERMO
8
Penna. city : ALTOONA
15
Postponed in a way : SLEPTON
16
Typhoid Mary, for one : CARRIER
17
Words by Henry, with 60 Across : IFTHISBETREASON
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Convened : SAT
20
Resins : LACS
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Office girl : STENO
22
"You ___ right!" : ARESO
24
Serviceman's haven : USO
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Words by Henry, with 47 Across : GIVEMELIBERTY
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Kind of landing : LUNAR
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Jacques's vacation time : ETE
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Theater signs : SROS
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One: Ger. : EIN
35
Old French coin : ECU
38
Bow : ARC
40
Northern sea bird : AUK
41
Thought : IDEA
43
"End ___ Man" : ASA
45
Friendship : AMITY
47
See 25 Across : ORGIVEMEDEATH
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Expert : ACE
52
Tourist attractions : RUINS
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"___ all ye faithful . . . " : OCOME
56
Paint thinner, for short : TURP
57
Medic's org. : AMA
60
See 17 Across : MAKETHEMOSTOFIT
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Kind of standing : AMATEUR
65
Sender's concern : POSTAGE
66
Does an ushering job : RESEATS
67
Malign : ASPERSE
Down
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Greek letters : PSIS
2
Signal-code word : ALFA
3
Northern European : LETT
4
N.T. book: Abbr. : EPH
5
East Coast highway sign : RTI
6
Believer in Allah : MOSLEM
7
In scoring position : ONBASE
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Book of N.T. : ACTS
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Gibbon : LAR
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Lock of hair: Fr. : TRESSE
11
Henry and others : ORATORS
12
River to the Seine : OISE
13
___ signs : NEON
14
Cartoonist : ARNO
18
Jacques's school : ECOLE
22
Gardner : AVA
23
Subsequent: Prefix : RERE
24
Over: Get. : UBER
25
Name in early music : GUIDO
26
___ sanctum : INNER
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Call ___ day : ITA
28
Characteristic : TRAIT
29
Age group : YOUTH
30
Garland : LEI
33
___ high : SKY
36
Spelunker's spot : CAVE
37
Take advantage : USE
39
Normandy city : CAEN
42
Spore : AGAMETE
44
Island off Germany : AMRUM
46
Parents : MAS
48
Summer drink : ICETEA
49
Zeus's captive : EUROPA
50
Drunks, for short : DIPSOS
53
Rubáiyát name : OMAR
54
Attended : CAME
55
Quebec cheeses : OKAS
56
Regions: Abbr. : TERS
57
Way off : AFAR
58
Russian aircraft : MIGS
59
To ___ (perfectly) : ATEE
61
Shack : HUT
62
Recipe Meas. : TSP
63
Native: Suffix : OTE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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