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New York Times, Wednesday, January 17, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,558
Across
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Bradley : OMAR
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Sierra ___ : MADRE
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Japanese diving women : AMAS
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Knowledge : LORE
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Long narrative : ILIAD
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Study over : PORE
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Eastern gateway : LONGISLANDSOUND
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Arrays : ADORNS
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Kind of file : NAIL
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Standoff : TIE
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Choice : ELITE
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This or that : EITHER
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Entrances : PORTALS
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Certain data-gatherer : SPY
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Mountain in Crete : IDA
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Irish dramatist : YEATS
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Froth : SPUME
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___ of the walk : COCK
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Taper, as a timber : SNAPE
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Winged child : EROS
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Cornered : TREED
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Representative : AGENT
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Drunkard : SOT
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Baseball statistic: Abbr. : ERA
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Flatter : ADULATE
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Office status symbol : CARPET
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Lake-bed deposit : TRONA
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___ Darya : AMU
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Inter ___ : ALIA
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Like some Rabelais works : RIBALD
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Western gateway : SANFRANCISCOBAY
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Belgrade name : TITO
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Nasty : SNIDE
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Counsel, old style : REDE
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Uppity one : SNOB
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Carried : TOTED
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Slider : SLED
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Earthen pot : OLLA
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Disposition : MOOD
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River of Italy : ARNO
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Bemoan : REGRET
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Thor and Atlas : MISSILES
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Winner take ___ : ALL
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Girl's name : DIANE
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Frog genus : RANA
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Small whirlpools : EDDIES
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Military address : APO
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Down in the ___ : MOUTH
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Golfer Palmer : ARNIE
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Passover dinner : SEDER
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Dental filling : INLAY
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Booboos : SLIPS
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Lake feeding the Blue Nile : TSANA
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Agate or pica : TYPE
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Ancient Briton : PICT
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Repute : ODOR
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North Atlantic cape : RACE
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Children's game : TAG
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Blade of grass : SPEAR
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___ Major : URSA
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Debatable : MOOT
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Town near Padua : ESTE
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Retain : KEEP
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Approved : ENDORSED
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Drab, in poems : DREAR
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Outer garment : TUNIC
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Finally : ATLAST
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Toils : LABORS
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Picks actors for a play : CASTS
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Violently : AMAIN
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___ cover (flee) : RUNTO
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Saying nothing : TACIT
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___ way (not at all) : INNO
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Murder victim : ABEL
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Dip : LADE
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Changed the color : DYED
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Shipping initials : FOB
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Fish of Europe : IDE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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