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New York Times, Wednesday, January 10, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,551
Across
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Engraves : ETCHES
7
Shark parasite : REMORA
13
Manly : VIRILE
14
Mountain ridges : ARETES
15
Miss Redgrave : VANESSA
16
Sunders : CLEAVES
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Ledger item : ASSET
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Luau fare : POI
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Worthless stuff : TRIPE
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Bore false witness : LIED
23
Unsocial one : LONER
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Poland's neighbor: Abbr. : USSR
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Tenn. athlete : VOL
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Humbled : LOWERED
29
Norse goddess : EIR
30
Subjugates : ENSLAVES
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Cheap : BRASSY
34
River to the Baltic : ODER
35
Asian native : DAUR
36
Supplication : PRAYER
39
Take to court : LITIGATE
43
Gun the motor : REV
44
Like some sweaters : SLEEVED
46
Sea or ant : RED
47
Done : OVER
49
Hindu ascetics : YATIS
50
True: Fr. : VRAI
51
Of an infection : VIRAL
53
Fishing gear : ROD
54
Capital of Idaho : BOISE
55
Popular tribute : OVATION
57
Develops : EVOLVES
59
Woman deputy, in France : AGENTE
60
More trim : NEATER
61
Man's name : LESTER
62
Prevents : DETERS
Down
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Avoidance : EVASION
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Xmas-tree adornments : TINSELS
3
Belief : CREED
4
Attention-getting sound : HIST
5
City transit lines : ELS
6
Admiral Mahan's concern : SEAPOWER
7
More piquant : RACIER
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Goethe's ___ könig : ERL
9
Suitable : MEET
10
Port of Japan : OTARU
11
Alters : REVISES
12
Freedom from germs : ASEPSIS
15
Cornet feature : VALVE
17
Crowd together : SERRY
20
Individuals : ONES
23
Eliza Doolittle word : LOVERLY
24
Kickbacks : REBATES
27
Stows cargo : LADES
28
Celtic priest : DRUID
31
Actress Myrna : LOY
33
Pampas land: Abbr, : ARG
35
Cocktail bonus : DIVIDEND
36
City in Utah : PROVO
37
Certain Broadway show : REVIVAL
38
Batter's concern : AVERAGE
39
Mother of Apollo : LETO
40
One who has it made : ARRIVER
41
Come-on ads : TEASERS
42
Singer Adams et al. : EDIES
45
Breadwinner : EARNER
48
Fees : RATES
50
___-face (reversal) : VOLTE
52
Ravelings : LINT
54
Watercraft : BOAT
56
Native: Suffix : OTE
58
Letter : VEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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