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New York Times, Thursday, July 5, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,727
Across Down
1. Dog-race prop : RABBIT
7. Convenes : SITS
11. Exclamations : AHS
14. Unwilling : AVERSE
15. Pacific boat : PROA
16. Chinese land area : MOU
17. Cylindrical : TERETE
18. "Get a ___ of this" : LOAD
19. ___ Saud : IBN
20. Street-diggers' targets : GASMAINS
22. Arrests : NABS
23. Hard journey : TREK
25. Envy or sloth : SIN
26. Clef : TREBLE
28. Fasting periods : LENTS
30. Indian of West : REE
32. Young bird : OWLET
33. ___ the barrelhead : CASHON
35. Hunting-group members : STANDERS
37. Coin of Iran : RIAL
39. Eastern judge : CADI
40. Confused : BEFOGGED
44. List : ROSTER
48. Second time around : RERUN
49. On-___ (rumor) : DIT
51. Crow or head : SCARE
52. Storms, in Bordeaux : ORAGES
54. Gift of ___ : GAB
56. Running track : OVAL
57. "On ___ the show!" : WITH
58. German noble : MARGRAVE
61. Formerly named : NEE
62. ___ noire : BETE
63. Wards off : AVERTS
66. Medit. land : ISR
67. Building wings : ELLS
68. Jules et al. : VERNES
69. Latin connectives : ETS
70. Panay natives : ATIS
71. Indo-Europeans : ARYANS
1. Hairpiece : RAT
2. Opposite of vale : AVE
3. Edgar and others : BERGENS
4. Milestone of success : BREAKTHROUGH
5. Doers: Suffix : ISTS
6. Pours : TEEMS
7. Thin strips : SPLINES
8. Kind of horse : IRON
9. Raise glasses : TOAST
10. Deplorable : SAD
11. Gracious : AMIABLE
12. One with sore feet : HOBBLER
13. Times of day : SUNSETS
21. Londonderry, for one : AIR
22. Scientist's goal : NEWDISCOVERY
23. Initials for kind treatment : TLC
24. Cartoonist Gardner : REA
27. Parts of sonatas : RONDOS
29. Well-groomed : SOIGNE
31. Latin abbr. : ETC
34. Pester : NAG
36. Swiss river : AAR
38. Set the pace : LED
40. Scout-to-be : BROWNIE
41. Most strange : EERIEST
42. Religious students : FRATERS
43. Get off the subject : DIGRESS
45. Italian bistro : TAVERNA
46. Age : ERA
47. Niece or aunt: Abbr. : REL
50. Get the base runner : TAG
53. Fish : SMELT
55. Costa ___ : BRAVA
59. Character in Volsunga Saga : ATLI
60. Declare : AVER
62. Lillie : BEA
64. Shoe size : TEN
65. Draft agency: Abbr. : SSS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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