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New York Times, Tuesday, August 14, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,767
Across Down
1. Bend : FLEX
5. Hello and goodbye : ALOHA
10. Kind of bag : GRAB
14. Wash : LAVE
15. Medit. vessel : XEBEC
16. Network : RETE
17. Once ___ lightly : OVER
18. Nomads : ITINERANTS
20. Uneasy : ANXIOUS
22. Beat : DEFEAT
23. Stipulations : TERMS
24. Little Women, e.g. : SISTERS
25. Grounds : CAUSES
27. Tolstoi subject : PEACE
28. In the manner of : ALA
29. ___ vobiscum : PAX
30. Skin rash : UREDO
34. Specks : MOTES
37. Mature : AGE
38. Newark's county : ESSEX
39. Exhausted : SPENT
40. Thing, in law : RES
41. Kind of saw : SEE
42. Dull : VAPID
44. Duffy's radio place : TAVERN
47. Current measures : AMPERES
50. Fur : LAPIN
51. Phone caller : DIALER
52. Florodora groups : SEXTETS
54. Serving to elucidate : EXPOSITIVE
56. Shade of green : NILE
58. Kind of frog or year : LEAP
59. Romeo : LOVER
60. Kind of file : NAIL
61. In ___ (existing) : ESSE
62. Aquatic barkers : SEALS
63. Charity : ALMS
1. Ziegfeld : FLO
2. Footing around Mauna Loa : LAVA
3. Result in : EVENTUATE
4. Atossa's son : XERXES
5. Saws : AXIOMS
6. "___ pray" : LETUS
7. Sashes : OBIS
8. Coop dweller : HEN
9. Spiritual sloth : ACEDIA
10. Certain nursery-men : GRAFTERS
11. Girl's name in Paris : RENEE
12. Oil of roses : ATTAR
13. Outdoes : BESTS
19. Coast Guard activity : RESCUE
21. Choler : IRE
24. Battle of the ___ : SEXES
25. Machine eccentrics : CAMS
26. In imbalance : ALOP
27. Did bellboy duty : PAGED
29. Troublemaker in Troy : PARIS
31. Basic : ESSENTIAL
32. Santa power : DEER
33. Draft animals : OXEN
35. Dirigible's skin : ENVELOPE
36. Gawks : STARES
43. Pauline's problems : PERILS
44. Congressmen at times : TAXERS
45. Disposed : APT
46. Kind of sausage : VIENNA
47. Girl's name : ADELE
48. Shows sociability : MIXES
49. Hemingway et al. : PAPAS
50. Raze : LEVEL
52. Hindu god : SIVA
53. Kind of chance : SLIM
55. Kind of dance : TOE
57. Letters : ELS

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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