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New York Times, Monday, August 27, 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: 255 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 52, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 4, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,780
Across
1. Formerly, of old : ERST
5. The Divine ___ of stage : SARAH
10. Italian noble : ESTE
14. Pickle vegetable, for short : CUKE
15. Entertain : AMUSE
16. Burn : CHAR
17. Moslem noble : AMIR
18. Cooking herb : BASIL
19. Odd, in Scotland : ORRA
20. Record: Var. : ANNAL
22. Piece of needlework : SAMPLER
24. ___-Margret : ANN
25. Start : BEGIN
27. Made over : REDID
29. Relative : NIECE
31. Ranch gear : LASSO
33. Goddess: Lat. : DEA
34. Wall decoration : DADO
35. Poetic adverb : EEN
36. Like an outdoorsy Englishman : TWEEDY
38. Mix-up of a sort : TOSSEDSALAD
41. Plant shoot : STOLON
43. Kind of jazz : RAG
44. Serb or Slovene : SLAV
47. Limb : ARM
48. Adjust : RESET
50. Stone pillar : STELE
51. Jumped : LEAPT
53. Tennyson heroine : ISOLT
55. Make edging : TAT
56. Orchestra part : STRINGS
58. Ejects : OUSTS
60. U. S. Indian : OTOE
61. Part of 38 Across : ONION
63. N. T. book : LUKE
65. Drinks : ALES
66. Velvetlike material : PANNE
67. Words in a Sammy Davis title : ICAN
68. Hardy character : TESS
69. Composer : ELGAR
70. Repair : MEND
Down
1. Govt. agency : ECA
2. Black Sea land : RUMANIA
3. Part of 38 Across : SKINNEDTOMATOES
4. Sea bird : TERN
5. Fine fur : SABLE
6. Doctors' org. : AMA
7. Part of 38 Across : RUSSIANDRESSING
8. Eastern peoples : ASIANS
9. Pilot's place : HELM
10. School: Fr. : ECOLE
11. Part of 38 Across : SHREDDEDLETTUCE
12. Lingered : TARRIED
13. Age : ERA
21. Fortas : ABE
23. Kind of police car : PROWL
24. Conjunction : AND
26. Joy : GLEE
28. Period of time : DAY
30. Unruffled : COOL
32. Hart : STAG
35. Old-time slave : ESNE
37. Direction : EAST
39. Out: Fr. : SORTI
40. Japanese leader : SATO
41. My gal : SAL
42. Rail crossover : TRESTLE
45. Man from Nome : ALASKAN
46. Doctor for Asta : VET
49. Give the high sign : SIGNAL
50. Man's nickname : STU
52. Iron : PRESS
54. Hermit : LONER
57. Relative of nix : NOPE
59. Summerville of films : SLIM
60. Grain : OAT
62. "Not ___ bet!" : ONA
64. Finish : END

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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