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New York Times, Saturday, July 28, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J K Q V W X Y }, Scrabble score: 249 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,750
Across Down
1. Monaco name : GRACE
6. Practice for a bout : SPAR
10. Dawdle : MOPE
14. Snake : RACER
15. Marco or water : POLO
16. Inventor's forte : IDEA
17. Sky color : AZURE
18. Assigned portion : ALLOTMENT
20. Parcel : METE
21. One ___ million : INA
22. Lifesavers for Androcles : THORNS
23. Merit : EARN
25. Pulitzer play subject in 1965 : ROSES
27. Like Zola or Flaubert works : REALISTIC
30. Feminine title : MADAM
34. Vase : URN
35. Aspects : GUISES
37. Nigerian native : IBO
38. Participle ending : ING
39. Math branch: Abbr. : ALG
40. Hawaiian wear : LEI
42. Family member : SON
43. "De mortuis ___ . . . " : NIL
44. Partners of mortises : TENONS
46. Juvenile pie base : MUD
47. Small springs : SEEPS
50. Get back at : RETALIATE
52. Realty word : LEASE
54. State: Abbr. : TENN
55. Pearl White vehicle : SERIAL
58. River in Scotland : DEE
60. Confound : STUN
63. Fit to be read : PRINTABLE
65. French room : SALLE
66. Work on articles : EDIT
67. Fishing gear : REEL
68. Regarding : ANENT
69. Bangla-___ : DESH
70. Army meal : MESS
71. Tablelands : MESAS
1. Sigmund's sword : GRAM
2. Tear down : RAZE
3. Non-obtuse item : ACUTEANGLE
4. Breakfast food : CEREAL
5. Before : ERE
6. Bridge : SPAN
7. Little Dipper star : POLARIS
8. The works : ALL
9. Square and cube : ROOTS
10. Southern shrub : MIMOSA
11. German river : ODER
12. Quaker name : PENN
13. Corrodes : EATS
19. "Let ___ eat cake" : THEM
21. Injury's partner : INSULT
24. Baltic capital : RIGA
26. Spotted cat : OCELOT
27. Bankrupts : RUINS
28. Ford or Banks : ERNIE
29. Detroit team : TIGERS
31. Takes apart : DISMANTLES
32. In the vicinity of : ABOUT
33. World, in Paris : MONDE
36. Capital Hill unit : SENATE
41. Capri : ISLE
45. Obelisks : NEEDLES
48. Pedestal base : PLINTH
49. Center : SEAT
51. Completely foolish : INSANE
53. Kind of clock : ALARM
55. Hurried : SPED
56. Earth: Ger. : ERDE
57. Social worker Jacob : RIIS
59. Fish : EELS
61. Forearm bone : ULNA
62. Court items : NETS
64. Spelling contest : BEE
65. Houston : SAM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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