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New York Times, Wednesday, August 8, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,761
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1. Outcries : HUES
5. Kind of garde : AVANT
10. King of Israel : AHAB
14. Girl-watch : OGLE
15. Jollity : MIRTH
16. Gaucho's weapon : BOLA
17. Antediluvian : OLDASMETHUSELAH
20. Work on Easter eggs : DYE
21. Intimidates : COWS
22. Fortified works : REDANS
23. Horses : ROANS
25. Cooking measure: Abbr. : TSP
26. Clique : CABAL
28. Musical closing : CODA
29. Grape purchase: Abbr. : BCH
32. Ready to function : OPERATIONAL
35. Richard ___ : ROE
36. Etruscan title : LARS
37. Theme : ESSAY
38. Family girls: Abbr. : DAUS
39. Go astray : ERR
40. Wall pieces : PANELSTRIPS
42. Eye woe : STY
43. Greek god : EROS
44. Adoree of films : RENEE
45. Cambodia's Angkor ___ : WAT
46. Dieter's dessert : FRUIT
48. Earth-fault displacement : UPSLIP
52. Spoken : ORAL
53. Kind of room : REC
56. Spa that never was : FOUNTAINOFYOUTH
59. Western state: Abbr. : OREG
60. Perch : ROOST
61. Movie dog : ASTA
62. Establishes : SETS
63. Lawyers' concerns : TORTS
64. Word with one or door : STEP
1. Pride of some cobras : HOOD
2. Objectionable : UGLY
3. Kind of wine or jelly : ELDERBERRY
4. Great amount : SEA
5. Egyptian god : AMMON
6. Opinions : VIEWS
7. College study : ARTS
8. High degree : NTH
9. Maids' usual days off : THURSDAYS
10. Retired : ABED
11. Rancho shout : HOLA
12. Paton or King : ALAN
13. Cries of disgust : BAHS
18. Milan opera name : SCALA
19. Leaf : SEPAL
24. Sculls : OARS
25. Of sounds : TONAL
26. Slaw and Porter : COLES
27. Split : APART
28. Chats : COSES
29. High-level advisory group : BRAINTRUST
30. Kind of auto : COUPE
31. German state : HESSE
33. Rip in two : TEARAPART
34. "God ___ a man . . . " : ISNOT
38. German three : DREI
40. Lapwing : PEWIT
41. Indeed : TRULY
46. Cover a cake : FROST
47. Log masses : RAFTS
48. Saucers from Mars : UFOS
49. Study intently : PORE
50. Bird-feed item : SUET
51. Coats' insides: Abbr. : LNGS
52. ___ about (approximately) : ONOR
54. Feminine suffix : ETTE
55. Fellow : CHAP
57. Decimal number : IOO
58. New World alliance : OAS

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

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