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New York Times, Saturday, August 11, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,764
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1. Leaves quietly : STEALSAWAY
11. Aftermath of a scrape : SCAB
15. Like some suits : TAILORMADE
16. Peacock of sky : PAVO
17. Bottoms : UNDERSIDES
18. White and barefaced : LIES
19. Relative : NIECE
20. ___ Moines : DES
21. Easy job : CINCH
22. Estonia or Latvia: Abbr. : SSR
23. Indian weight : SER
24. Miss Carroll : PAT
25. Libido : EROS
27. Bacon slices : RASHERS
31. Slept fitfully : TOSSED
34. Clicker for José Greco : CASTANET
35. Betel palm : ARECA
36. Adams of TV : DON
37. Stair part : RISER
38. Breastworks : PARAPETS
40. Constraint : DURESS
41. Buck's crown : ANTLERS
42. Flowers, for short : MUMS
43. Macaw : ARA
44. Twitching : TIC
45. City ways: Abbr. : STS
48. Underhand doings : PLOTS
51. Ethiopian prince : RAS
52. Bind securely : UPTIE
54. Branches : RAMI
55. Become firm : TAKEASTAND
57. Table item : OLEO
58. Bill error, sometimes : OVERCHARGE
59. Time of day, to a bard : MORN
60. Drink expert : WINETASTER
1. Confounds : STUNS
2. Ancient city of Egypt : TANIS
3. Duck : EIDER
4. Writer Waugh : ALEC
5. Erudition : LORE
6. Diploma receivers: Abbr. : SRS
7. Organic compounds : AMIDES
8. Marsh bird : WADER
9. Drinks : ADES
10. Kind of man : YES
11. Cavil : SPLITHAIRS
12. Biblical sibling : CAIN
13. With: Fr. : AVEC
14. Nonsense : BOSH
21. Roman fortress : CASTRUM
23. Patch the lawn : SOD
24. ___ de deux : PAS
25. Step-up : ESCALATION
26. Harvest helpers : REAPERS
27. Norse sea goddess : RAN
28. Word in Mass. motto : ENSE
29. Caddoan Indians : REES
30. Ships: Abbr. : STRS
31. Pacific cloth : TAPA
32. Algerian port : ORAN
33. Painter of Spain : SERT
34. Romaine lettuce : COS
36. Toper's trouble : DTS
39. Time period : ERA
40. Nantes noble : DUC
42. Anguish: Fr. : MISERE
44. Word with over or under : TAKEN
45. Kickoff : START
46. Trace : TINGE
47. Passover festival : SEDER
48. Campus occasion : PROM
49. French composer : LALO
50. Hebrew weight : OMER
51. Shankar : RAVI
52. Hindu sorceress : USHA
53. School orgs. : PTAS
55. Haul : TOW
56. Perform : ACT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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