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New York Times, Thursday, January 25, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,566
Across
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Short : BRIEF
6
Engrossed : RAPT
10
Whole component : PART
14
Starr : RINGO
15
Word with glades or green : EVER
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From a distance : AFAR
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Position : ALIGN
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Resembling a leaf : PETALLIKE
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Arrives : GETSTHERE
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After, in Nice : APRES
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Troubles : AILS
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Preoccupy : OBSESS
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Tiny Tim's flowers : TULIPS
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"___ no man anything ... " : OWE
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Rabbits : LAPINS
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Communities : VILLAGES
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Seed : SPORE
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British letter : ZED
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French river : LOIRE
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Holy Week ceremony : TENEBRAE
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German : TEUTON
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Triangle side : LEG
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Weapons : RIFLES
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Stormy bird : PETREL
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Go-getter : DOER
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Triple Crown horse : OMAHA
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Lowering : DEGRADING
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V.I.P. vehicle : LIMOUSINE
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Part of U.S.N.A. : NAVAL
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Ardor : ELAN
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Newt: Var. : EVET
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Use one's neck : CRANE
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Dry : SERE
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Taxis : CABS
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Allen : ETHAN
Down
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Vaunt : BRAG
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Miff : RILE
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"Her heart wasn't ___" : INIT
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Incites, with "on" : EGGS
5
Forest near Paris : FONTAINEBLEAU
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Discourages : REPELS
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Claims : AVERS
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Sneaky name : PETE
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Tin coin of Malay : TRA
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Insect feelers : PALPS
11
Blazing : AFIRE
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Roués : RAKES
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Hair : TRESS
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Pierre's love : LABELLEFRANCE
21
False rose fruit : HIPS
24
Pussycat's friend : OWL
25
Runner's goal : TAPE
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In contact with : UPON
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Read, in France : LIRE
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Like: Suffix : OID
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Assault boat : LST
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Letter : VEE
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Tribesman of Nepal : AOUL
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French lodging : GITE
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God of love : EROS
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Japanese coin : SEN
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Jagged line : ZAG
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Kinsman: Abbr. : REL
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Row : TIER
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___ Thesaurus : ROGETS
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Natives of Lodz : POLES
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Zola : EMILE
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Daughter of David : TAMAR
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Arles's river : RHONE
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Star in Cygnus : DENEB
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Singer : DIVA
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Stitched fold : DART
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Biblical city : IVAH
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Zola novel : NANA
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Campbell : GLEN
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Wine quality : SEC

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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