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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 Down
1. 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
19. Convened : SAT
20. Resins : LACS
21. Office girl : STENO
22. "You ___ right!" : ARESO
24. Serviceman's haven : USO
25. Words by Henry, with 47 Across : GIVEMELIBERTY
30. Kind of landing : LUNAR
31. Jacques's vacation time : ETE
32. Theater signs : SROS
34. 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
51. Expert : ACE
52. Tourist attractions : RUINS
53. "___ all ye faithful . . . " : OCOME
56. Paint thinner, for short : TURP
57. Medic's org. : AMA
60. See 17 Across : MAKETHEMOSTOFIT
64. Kind of standing : AMATEUR
65. Sender's concern : POSTAGE
66. Does an ushering job : RESEATS
67. Malign : ASPERSE
1. 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
8. Book of N.T. : ACTS
9. Gibbon : LAR
10. 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
27. 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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