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New York Times, Saturday, October 13, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,827

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Across
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Musical group : OCTET
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Sault ___ Marie : STE
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Month: Abbr. : APR
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Clayey rock : SHALE
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Toothsome : LUSCIOUS
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Concise : TERSE
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Antiseptic base : ZINCOXIDE
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Fast, saucy bird : ROADRUNNER
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French possessive : SES
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U. S. playwright : INGE
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Noun suffixes : IERS
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Part of N.E.A.: Abbr. : EDUC
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Deceive : MISLEAD
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Hawaiian porch : LANAI
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Wind-blown : AEOLIAN
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Bone-breakers : STICKSANDSTONES
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Amaze : ASTOUND
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Singer Lucine : AMARA
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Not restrained : UNSTAID
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___ on a dime : STOP
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Drops bait : DAPS
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Egg cells : OVA
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Lawyers at Old Bailey : BARRISTERS
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Bruise : CONTUSION
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Deign : STOOP
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Tattooed lady's milieu : SIDESHOW
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Cast member : ACTOR
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Clarence or Doris : DAY
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Bitter vetch : ERS
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Watched river : RHINE
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East, in Bonn : OST
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Sonny's partner : CHER
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Poi base : TARO
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Lanchester : ELSA
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Set the ball up : TEED
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Weapons of outrageous fortune : SLINGSANDARROWS
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Bored : TUNNELED
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Verb suffix : ESCE
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___-les-Bains : AIX
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Balance : POISE
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More impolite : RUDER
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Heart : COR
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Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
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Pueblo Indian : ZUNI
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Edge : RIM
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Dialects : IDIOMS
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City lines : ELS
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Statistics : DATA
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Etats-___ : UNIS
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Desert growth : CACTUS
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Goddess of dawn : EOS
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Can. province : ALTA
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Image : IKON
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Med. study : ANAT
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Sleuth Wolfe : NERO
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Swine genus : SUS
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Toward the front : ANTERIOR
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Maple-sugar source : SAP
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" . . . ___ the eating thereof" : ISIN
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___ Moines : DES
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Sneezy's friend and others : DOCS
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Steer clear of : AVOID
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Tibetan animal : PANDA
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Vehicle : BUS
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Tennis star : ASHE
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Autocrat : TSAR
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Do art work : ETCH
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French cookery word : ROTI
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Before long : SOON
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Writer Josephine : TEY
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Before: Prefix : PRE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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