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New York Times, Saturday, January 20, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { G J X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,561

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Across
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Hamburger garnish : CATSUP
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Indians for whom a sea was named : CARIBS
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Atelier item : PALETTE
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Eskimo, e.g. : AMERIND
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Harp on : ITERATE
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Sea cow : MANATEE
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Court's concern : LAW
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Recidivism : RELAPSE
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Holiday in Vietnam : TET
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Patchwork : OLIO
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A founder of Rome : REMUS
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Simple : MERE
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Noted Ohio family : TAFTS
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Ecole ___ Beaux Arts : DES
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More grievous : SORER
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Furtive : SNEAKY
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Fill out a questionnaire : RESPOND
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True to life : REALISTIC
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Man from Laos : ASIATIC
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Pericles's place : ATHENS
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Compare : LIKEN
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Blowout sound : BAM
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Hair-raising : EERIE
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Mythical troublemaker : ERIS
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Morning hour : TENAM
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Decipher : READ
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Elec. unit : AMP
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Ascot sight : PARASOL
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Jeff Davis's gov't. : CSA
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Peppery condiment : PAPRIKA
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Basketball team : QUINTET
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Like woodland deities : SILENIC
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Set free : UNLOOSE
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Actor Sam : LEVENE
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Tennyson heroine : ETARRE
Down
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Man from Barcelona : CATALAN
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Food fish : ALEWIFE
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Hawaii was one: Abbr. : TER
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Castor or Pollux : STAR
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Complete : UTTER
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Decorticated : PEELED
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Groves of academe : CAMPUSES
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Store up : AMASS
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Descartes : RENE
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Novelist Levin : IRA
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Bog bird : BITTERN
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Showed disdain : SNEERED
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S.A.C. men : PILOTS
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Hinder : DETER
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Records on U.S.A. : AMERICANA
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Eared seals : OTARIES
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Minnie of old song : MOOCHER
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Scottish dagger : SKEAN
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Petty ill will : SPITE
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Sun ___-sen : YAT
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Depot: Abbr. : STA
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Pianist from Wisconsin : LIBERACE
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Kind of stamp : AIRMAIL
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Three-fourths of a bushel : SKIPPLE
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Construction man : ERECTOR
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Sumatrans' neighbors : NIASESE
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Composed : SEDATE
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Entrechats : LEAPS
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Where Romeo met Juliet : MASQUE
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Tibetan beast : TAKIN
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Ida or Vernon : MOUNT
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Loblolly : PINE
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Miss Lee : LILA
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Gun a motor : REV
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Connective : NOR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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