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New York Times, Saturday, September 22, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has super symmetry.
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,806
Across Down
1. Cheroots : CIGARS
7. Water-cooled smoking pipe : HOOKAH
13. Tobacco variety : LATAKIA
14. Like hilly land : UNLEVEL
16. French philosopher : ABELARD
17. White wine : MADEIRA
18. S. A. rubber : PARA
19. Booth : EDWIN
21. Actor Alan : LADD
22. Time period : ERA
23. Teakettle part : LID
24. Kennedy : TED
25. Tennis replays : LETS
27. Man from Ponce : SENOR
29. Singer Lucrezia : BORI
30. Took the helm : STEERED
32. Compunction : REMORSE
34. Kind of peeve : PET
35. U. N. first name : DAG
36. Southern tobacco : PERIQUE
40. Peace pipe : CALUMET
44. ___ day (dosage) : ONEA
45. "Phalarope" author : PATON
47. Cauterize : SEAR
48. Doctors: Abbr. : MDS
49. "Dear ___" : SIR
50. New Deal agency : NRA
51. Fair, in India : MELA
53. "___ trouble at all" : ITSNO
55. Husband of Gudrun : ATLI
56. Building : EDIFICE
58. Do needlework : CROCHET
60. Friction match : LUCIFER
61. Reddish color : OLDROSE
62. Flower parts : PETALS
63. English campus officers : BEDELS
1. "Come to the ___" : CABARET
2. Repeat : ITERATE
3. Festive : GALA
4. Woody vine of N. Z. : AKA
5. Laugh, in France : RIRE
6. Burdened : SADDLED
7. Container for 1 Across : HUMIDOR
8. Son of Judah : ONAN
9. Kind of hat or wives' tale : OLD
10. Ship part : KEEL
11. Lindbergh or Richtofen : AVIATOR
12. Sheep men : HERDERS
13. Places for carnations : LAPELS
15. Scottish chap : LADDIE
20. Triumph : WIN
26. Brown color : SEPIA
27. Erect : SETUP
28. Fortification : REDAN
29. False : BOGUS
31. Mandatory: Abbr. : REQ
33. ___ de tête : MAL
36. Saddle part : POMMEL
37. Finished : ENDEDUP
38. Cut again : RESLICE
39. Spring times : EASTERS
40. Kind of pipe : CORNCOB
41. Kind of cigarette : MENTHOL
42. Kind of seal : EARLESS
43. Journey: Fr. : TRAITE
46. "My country, ___ . . . " : TIS
52. Throw ___ (get angry) : AFIT
53. Atlantic republic: Abbr. : ICEL
54. Heraldic border : ORLE
55. Israeli port : ACRE
57. "___ man answers . . . " : IFA
59. Unusual : ODD

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

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