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New York Times, Saturday, January 6, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,547
Across
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"Get a ___ of this" : LOAD
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Former money in Antwerp : BELGA
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Zhivago lady : LARA
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Jason's ship : ARGO
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Noun suffix : ATION
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Moslem title : IMAM
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Side dish : SLAW
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Butler of fiction : RHETT
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Plains sight : SAGE
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Threefold : TERNARY
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Pagan : HEATHEN
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Sing in a way : TRILL
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One of a Latin trio : AMO
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Light-colored one : ALBINO
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Property of radiant energy : ACTINISM
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Mud : SLIME
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Suffered : ACHED
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Kind of hold : TOE
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Sound : SANE
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Have, in Paris : AVOIR
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Handle : HAFT
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French soul : AME
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Botanical spike : AMENT
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Contradict : BELIE
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W.W. I name : MATAHARI
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Hungarian : MAGYAR
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Road material : TAR
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Land of the Labyrinth : CRETE
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British garbage can : DUSTBIN
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Cork's place : IRELAND
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Sea eagle : ERNE
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Inclined : LEANT
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Sponsorship : EGIS
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Musical direction : LARGO
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Insects : ANTS
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Engrossed : RAPT
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Bean : ORSON
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Breakfast place : NOOK
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Cobbler's form : LAST
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Heraldic border : ORLE
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Gelling agent : AGAR
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Inactive period in a factory : DOWNTIME
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Spanish quarter of a city : BARRIO
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Kind of gasoline : ETHYL
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Trygve : LIE
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Teuton : GOTH
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Aardvark : ANTEATER
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Ex-champ Sonny : LISTON
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Nurse, in Asia : AMAH
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Fury : RAGE
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Closing word : AMEN
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Composer Thomas : ARNE
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During : AMID
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Sparing of words : LACONIC
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Indian state : ASSAM
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S. A. animal : LLAMA
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___-Simon test : BINET
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Child : CHIT
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Land of the Apennines : ITALY
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Capital of Bulgaria : SOFIA
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Unit of length : METER
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Affirm : AVER
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Texas city : AMARILLO
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Follower of a philosophy : HEGELIAN
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Moby Dick's victim : AHAB
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Diminish : BATE
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Bear witness to : ATTEST
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Trappist author Thomas : MERTON
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Starr : RINGO
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Ruminant : DEER
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Ulan Bator, formerly : URGA
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Cut : SNIP
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Stingy : NEAR
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Cartoonist : ARNO
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Alliance of 1949 : NATO
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Editor's place : DESK
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___ gratia artis : ARS

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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