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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 Down
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
1. 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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