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New York Times, Friday, September 7, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,791
Across
1
Man of figures: Abbr. : ACCT
5
Pardon : REMIT
10
Plucky : GAME
14
Laughing sounds : HAHA
15
Italian city : UDINE
16
Zoo sound : ROAR
17
Astringent : ALUM
18
Poisonous plant : BELLADONNA
20
Plum brandy : MIRABELLE
22
Smooth : EVEN
23
Social group : CLAN
24
Gaze : STARE
26
Rival of Williams : AMHERST
29
European fish : BARBEL
33
Workshops : LABS
34
Town near Salerno : EBOLI
37
Nautical direction : ENE
38
Wrath : IRE
39
Poe’s Miss Lee : ANNABEL
41
Ship’s record : LOG
42
Wire measure : MIL
43
“___ diva” : CASTA
44
Nazimova : ALLA
45
Northwesterly winds of Arabia : BELATS
47
Unaffected : NATURAL
50
“___ a Stranger” : NOTAS
53
French novelist : LOTI
54
Maori weapon : PATU
56
Musical sounds : BELLTONES
60
Nautical hour : EIGHTBELLS
62
Snowhouse : IGLU
63
Smoke duct : FLUE
64
“O come, ___ faithful . . . ” : ALLYE
65
Heraldic design : SEME
66
Pour : TEEM
67
Courage : HEART
68
Hurry : TROT
Down
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Act like ___ (emote) : AHAM
2
City of Colombia : CALI
3
Summoner of a kind : CHURCHBELL
4
Mexican foods : TAMALES
5
Flemish painter : RUBENS
6
Biographer Leon : EDEL
7
Wilbur of Arkansas : MILLS
8
Sea passage : INLET
9
Souchong : TEA
10
Presidential middle name : GROVER
11
Tops : AONE
12
Educator Horace : MANN
13
Period : ERA
19
Run off the track : DERAIL
21
Exclude : BAR
25
Fit : ABLE
26
Out on ___ : ALIMB
27
Dressler : MARIE
28
Bills : TENS
30
Carillonneur : BELLRINGER
31
___ Gay : ENOLA
32
Kind of holiday : LEGAL
35
Night flier : BAT
36
Scottish resort : OBAN
39
Depict in detail : ACTOUT
40
U. S. cartoonist : NAST
44
Driver : AUTOIST
46
Song of praise : ANTHEM
48
Ready : ALLSET
49
Add up : TOT
51
Poplar : ABELE
52
___ bill of goods : SELLA
54
Word with wood or junk : PILE
55
Chill : AGUE
57
Welsh sea god : LLYR
58
Roper : ELMO
59
Tallow ingredient : SUET
60
Triton : EFT
61
Exclamation of contempt : BAH

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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