Miss America 1973

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Miss America 1973
Date September 9, 1972
Presenters Bert Parks
Venue Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Broadcaster NBC
Winner Terry Meeuwsen
Wisconsin Wisconsin
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Miss America 1973, the 46th Miss America pageant, was held at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on September 9, 1972 and broadcast on NBC.

The winner was Terry Meeuwsen, the first woman representing Wisconsin to take the crown. She would later become co-host of television's 700 Club.

Among the finalists was Cindy Lee Sikes, entered as Miss Kansas, who became the actress Cynthia Sikes.



Final results Contestant
Miss America 1973
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
3rd runner-up
  • Texas Texas - Mae Beth Cormany
4th runner-up
Top 10


Preliminary awards[edit]

Awards Contestant
Lifestyle and Fitness

Other awards[edit]

Awards Contestant
Miss Congeniality
  • Utah Utah - Sally Peterson

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