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New York Times, Wednesday, August 29, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
1
M
2
O
3
D
4
E
5
T
6
R
7
O
8
P
9
O
10
T
11
R
12
A
13
I
V
O
R
14
Y
15
R
A
V
E
D
16
I
E
R
17
C
O
N
G
A
18
A
N
A
C
O
19
S
T
I
A
20
A
L
A
21
C
22
O
S
I
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K
R
A
F
T
24
H
O
U
25
Y
H
N
H
N
26
M
S
27
B
O
E
28
R
29
E
T
O
30
A
N
31
D
O
R
R
A
32
P
33
L
A
S
M
34
A
R
I
E
T
T
A
S
35
S
R
O
36
M
A
37
C
D
U
F
F
38
A
T
E
39
C
O
C
40
K
A
T
O
O
41
F
E
42
S
T
E
43
O
C
O
N
N
O
R
44
I
N
K
45
T
U
F
A
46
P
E
47
C
48
C
A
D
I
49
L
50
L
51
O
52
R
O
C
53
C
O
54
I
O
N
A
55
H
A
B
56
S
I
C
K
L
E
57
A
V
E
58
N
59
G
A
I
O
60
I
N
O
61
A
I
R
E
D
62
T
A
S
T
E
63
C
G
S
64
W
A
T
T
S
65
M
A
Y
S
© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,782
Across
1
Particular form : MODE
5
Change: Prefix : TROPO
10
Musical syllable : TRA
13
Key material : IVORY
15
Stormed : RAVED
16
Comparative suffix : IER
17
Cuban dance : CONGA
18
Section of Washington, D. C. : ANACOSTIA
20
Lead-in for 1 Across : ALA
21
“___ fan tutte” : COSI
23
Strong paper : KRAFT
24
Swift creatures : HOUYHNHNMS
27
Speaker of Afrikaans : BOER
29
W. W. II area : ETO
30
Pyrenees republic : ANDORRA
32
Blood component : PLASM
34
Short solos : ARIETTAS
35
Sellout notice : SRO
36
Macbeth’s nemesis : MACDUFF
38
Consumed : ATE
39
Parrot : COCKATOO
41
Shakespearean clown : FESTE
43
Archie Bunker : OCONNOR
44
Ballpoint ingredient : INK
45
Porous rock : TUFA
46
Minor offense : PECCADILLO
52
Italian man’s name : ROCCO
54
Hebrides island : IONA
55
Native surroundings: Abbr. : HAB
56
Contract bargaining point : SICKLEAVE
58
Mystery-writer Marsh : NGAIO
60
Daughter of Cadmus : INO
61
Gave vent to : AIRED
62
Kind of bud : TASTE
63
Metric units: Abbr. : CGS
64
Area of L. A. : WATTS
65
No. 24 of the Mets : MAYS
Down
1
Biblical prophet : MICAH
2
Molding : OVOLO
3
Wien’s river : DONAU
4
Energy unit : ERG
5
Riffraff : TRASH
6
Arrested : RANIN
7
Egg cells : OVA
8
Like a Dickens hypocrite : PECKSNIFFIAN
9
Reputation : ODOR
10
Retaliation in kind : TITFORTAT
11
Repeat continually : REITERATE
12
Parseghian : ARA
14
Vanderbilt or Lipton : YACHTSMAN
19
Heavy shoe : SABOT
22
Formation of words such as hiss or buzz : ONOMATOPOEIA
25
Affirmative : YEA
26
Japanese ship name : MARU
28
Level: Var. : RASE
31
Perry Mason’s client : DEFENDANT
32
Getting : PROCURING
33
Friction matches : LOCOFOCOS
34
“Much ___ . . . ” : ADO
35
Burns or Lauder : SCOT
37
Operate on an apple : CORE
40
Aptitude : KNACK
42
Compete at Sapporo : SKI
47
Perfume substance : CIVET
48
Campus figures : COEDS
49
High capital : LHASA
50
Not clergy : LAITY
51
Double reeds : OBOES
53
Kind of hammer : CLAW
56
“___ semper tyrannis” : SIC
57
Cunning : ART
59
Whale group : GAM

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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