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New York Times, Thursday, October 11, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,825
Across
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Cabbage : KALE
5
Arbor : BOWER
10
Phone button : HOLD
14
Leave out : OMIT
15
Poplar : ABELE
16
Dies ___ : IRAE
17
Horseshoe-playing judge, perhaps : HISHONORATSTAKE
20
Permit : LET
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Wan : PALE
22
Senior : OLDER
23
Spoiler : BANE
24
Thin : RARE
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Occult doctrine : CABALA
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Good-for-nothing : WASTREL
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Cupid : AMOR
33
Faculty : SENSE
34
Teachers' org. : NEA
36
Cause calls to the S.P.C.A. shelter : RAINCATSANDDOGS
40
Animal : ASS
41
Court decree : ARRET
42
Russian saint : OLGA
43
Bring, as a price : SELLFOR
45
Secures a ship's rope : BELAYS
47
Speech problem : LISP
48
Cook : BAKE
49
Australian soldier : ANZAC
52
Singing voice : ALTO
53
Baseball abbr. : RBI
56
Baseball victory fetes, in a way : DIAMONDJUBILEES
60
N. Y. college : IONA
61
"That's ___" (forbidden) : ANONO
62
First czar : IVAN
63
Bargains : BUYS
64
Cuckoo : BATTY
65
Parks or Lahr : BERT
Down
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Eastern cosmetic : KOHL
2
French friend : AMIE
3
Careen : LIST
4
Anglo-Saxon letter : ETH
5
Fruit-salad staple : BANANA
6
Old French coin : OBOLE
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Part of to be : WERE
8
High note : ELA
9
On Social Security: Abbr. : RET
10
Axis leader : HITLER
11
Toward the mouth : ORAD
12
Louise, for one : LAKE
13
Hind : DEER
18
Gem : OPAL
19
Got the wash ready : SORTED
23
Farm unit : BARN
24
Charged : RANAT
25
Org. : ASSN
26
Beloved, in Italy : CARA
27
Gather : AMASS
28
Western capital : BOISE
29
River to North Sea : WESER
30
___ Gay, A-bomb plane : ENOLA
31
Long-stemmed : LEGGY
33
Hone : STROP
35
Jolson's namesakes : ASAS
37
Eugene Field's cat : CALICO
38
Cartoon dog's barks : ARFS
39
Give out : DOLE
44
Woolly animals : LLAMAS
45
Worker around home plate : BATBOY
46
Nigerian native : EKOI
48
Outspoken : BLUNT
49
Star in Draco : ADIB
50
Siamese measure : NIOU
51
Crazy : ZANY
52
Not ___ or a tittle : AJOT
53
French dream : REVE
54
Endure : BEAR
55
"There ___ any more" : ISNT
57
Catch : NAB
58
Nucleic acid : DNA
59
Women's ___ : LIB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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