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New York Times, Friday, September 28, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,812
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1. Scarlett's home : TARA
5. Network : WEB
8. Barnyard sound : MAA
11. F.B.I. man : AGENT
13. ___'clock scholar : TENO
14. House plant : FERN
15. Horror films, in show-biz parlance : FRIGHTWIGS
17. Mideast land: Var. : IRAK
18. Light color : TAN
19. Old big-game gun : ROER
20. Pokey one : SNAIL
21. Franchot : TONE
22. Practical : USEABLE
24. Highway to north : ALCAN
27. Kind of floss : DENTAL
29. German poet : RILKE
30. ___ majesty : LESE
31. Fan-dancer Sally : RAND
35. Cap-___ (head to foot) : APIE
36. Lends a hand : HELPS
37. Table item : OLEO
38. Catcalls' relatives : BOOS
39. Thought: Prefix : IDEO
40. Accolade : KUDOS
41. Toscanini : ARTURO
43. Silly : INANE
44. Brightener : SUNBEAM
47. Alan of films : LADD
49. Criminal-card notation : ALIAS
50. Russian city : KIEV
51. Evangeline's Grand ___ : PRE
54. Exploit : GEST
55. Change : TRANSITION
58. Eastern nursemaid : AMAH
59. Wagnerian series : RING
60. Likewise : DITTO
61. ___ Antonio : SAN
62. Mary Todd's husband : ABE
63. G. B. or Artie : SHAW
1. Robert or Lorado : TAFT
2. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
3. Control : REIN
4. Having corners: Abbr. : ANG
5. River dam : WEIR
6. Chang's twin : ENG
7. Guys : BOS
8. Daughter of Saul : MERAB
9. Thin as ___ : ARAIL
10. Quit a job, Variety style : ANKLE
12. Seat for Charlemagne : THRONE
13. Alice's entertainer : TWEEDLEDUM
14. End of a prize fight : FINALROUND
16. Weight unit : TON
20. Aral or Dead : SEA
21. Goes bust, on Broadway : TAKESABATH
22. Trade's word for a film showing : UNSPOOLING
23. French holy people: Abbr. : STES
24. The Sheik, for one : ARAB
25. Chinese poet : LIPO
26. Muse of history : CLIO
28. Fisherman : EELER
32. Soprano Frances : ALDA
33. Kind of sign : NEON
34. Relative of dese and dem : DOSE
36. Japanese city : HITA
40. Children's TV, à la Variety : KIDVID
42. ___ publica : RES
44. Heroic tales : SAGAS
45. Moslem body of scholars : ULEMA
46. Jewish month : NISAN
48. Roman money : AES
50. Orson Welles role : KANE
51. Helmet material : PITH
52. Church court : ROTA
53. " . . . were Paradise ___!" : ENOW
55. Refrain syllable : TRA
56. Tease : RIB
57. Poetic word : TIS

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

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