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New York Times, Friday, August 3, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,756
Across
1
Regard : DEEM
5
Arrivederci city : ROMA
9
Conceited : SMUG
13
Gardner : ERLE
14
Vacation adjunct : HOTEL
15
Present : HERE
16
Suggestion to Ben : GOFLYAKITE
18
Playwright William : INGE
19
Digressions : ASIDES
20
Started a card game : SHUFFLED
22
Feeling : SENSATE
24
European leader : TITO
25
Pure : SINLESS
28
Camera movement : PAN
31
Church area : APSE
35
Revise : EDIT
36
Marsupial : KOALA
38
Path-maker : BETTERMOUSETRAP
41
Of a space : AREAL
42
"The Egg ___" : ANDI
43
Vegetable : OKRA
44
End of some rivers : SEA
45
Most intense : DENSEST
48
Former TV horse : MRED
50
Strode : STEPPED
55
Pleasure seeker : SYBARITE
59
Cold time : ICEAGE
60
Bird : LOON
61
Sudden thought : BRAINSTORM
63
Eastern liquor: Var. : ARAK
64
Book, in Brittany : LIVRE
65
___ fixe : IDEE
66
Puts chips in the pot : BETS
67
Sport item : EPEE
68
Asian holidays : TETS
Down
1
French artist : DEGAS
2
Uneven : EROSE
3
Mischievous : ELFIN
4
Card combinations : MELDS
5
Korean soldier : ROK
6
Inventor Elisha : OTIS
7
Denomination: Abbr. : METH
8
Natives of Alaska : ALEUTS
9
Loose dress : SHIFT
10
Edison's lab site : MENLOPARK
11
Press : URGE
12
Opposite of hawed : GEED
14
More rash : HASTIER
17
Pro votes : YEAS
21
Actress Minnie Maddern : FISKE
23
Minstrel-show role : ENDMAN
26
Zoo animals : LIONS
27
Some piano pieces : ETUDES
29
Winged : ALAR
30
Valley in Calif. : NAPA
31
Arabian garments : ABAS
32
French parent : PERE
33
Fulton's folly : STEAMBOAT
34
Greek letter : ETA
37
U.S. Indian : OTO
39
One of the Plinys : ELDER
40
Art-covered chapel : SISTINE
46
For internal use : EDIBLE
47
Private eyes : TECS
49
Distinctions : RANKS
51
___ four : PETIT
52
___ Açucar (Sugarloaf) : PAODE
53
Bird : EGRET
54
Greek districts : DEMES
55
Concrete shape : SLAB
56
Olden days : YORE
57
Walk lightly : TRIP
58
Part of a roof : EAVE
62
Spleen : IRE

Answer summary: 1 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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