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New York Times, Friday, August 24, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,777
Across Down
1. Crane's relative : RAIL
5. Energy source : STEAM
10. Driving mishap : SKID
14. Killer whale : ORCA
15. Items for Casals : CELLI
16. Roof overhang : EAVE
17. Cordon ___ : BLEU
18. Oscar winner : HELENHAYES
20. Oscar winner : BORGNINE
22. Knobby : NODOSE
23. Pianist Myra : HESS
24. Blood fluid: Prefix : SERO
25. Scram! : BEATIT
28. Oscar winner : MCLAGLEN
32. Incendiary's indictment : ARSON
33. False gods : BAALS
34. Actress MacGraw : ALI
35. Sign of boredom : YAWN
36. Decorated, on the menu : GARNI
37. Ben-Hur's 904 : CMIV
38. Honshu town : OTA
39. Oscar winner and family : MUNIS
40. Window décor : SHADE
41. Oscar winner : FONTAINE
43. Deteriorate : WORSEN
44. Oscar winner Bancroft : ANNE
45. Laotian's neighbor : THAI
46. Arthurian island : AVALON
49. Oscar winner : DRESSLER
53. Oscar winner : JOSEFERRER
55. Librarian's item : TOME
56. Egyptian sun disk : ATEN
57. Rhone tributary : SAONE
58. Bibliography abbr. : IBID
59. Support : REST
60. Irish clans : SEPTS
61. Slithery ones : EELS
1. Lynda Bird ___ : ROBB
2. Guthrie : ARLO
3. Bakery worker : ICER
4. Oscar winner : LAUGHTON
5. Laminar rock : SCHIST
6. High-school ages : TEENS
7. Chez ___ (at her house) : ELLE
8. Pub offering : ALE
9. Oscar winner : MINNELLI
10. Old salt : SEADOG
11. Boxer's goal : KAYO
12. Oscar winner : IVES
13. Companion of dem and dose : DESE
19. Israeli dances : HORAS
21. Schell's negative : NEIN
24. Skims over : SCANS
25. ___ Fundy : BAYOF
26. Euterpe's sister : ERATO
27. Nile city : ASWAN
28. First name of 49 Across : MARIE
29. Actor Fernando : LAMAS
30. Skip a vowel : ELIDE
31. Oscar winner : NIVEN
33. Hamper, to Signoret : BANNE
36. Oscar winner : GUINNESS
37. Oscar winner : CHRISTIE
39. "___ La Mancha" : MANOF
40. Provided that : SOAS
42. Oscar-winner's forte : TALENT
43. "___ Charlie?" : WHERES
45. Nottingham's river : TRENT
46. Partly open : AJAR
47. Suffrage : VOTE
48. Enzyme suffixes : ASES
49. Kind of leaf or kick : DROP
50. Place for an earring : LOBE
51. Oscar winner Jannings : EMIL
52. Oscar winner Buttons, et al. : REDS
54. Gordon Mac___ : RAE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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