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New York Times, Monday, October 15, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { C J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 244 (avg 1.29)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,829
Across
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Danger : PERIL
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Crime-fighting agency : FBI
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Kind of race : DRAG
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One of a guessing-game three : ANIMAL
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Ship’s record : LOG
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Divorce city : RENO
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Hereditary : INNATE
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Irksome : ANNOYING
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Sourdough’s prizes : NUGGETS
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Type of dress : MOD
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Recent: Prefix : NEO
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Yes, indeed, in Mexico : SISI
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Armless seats : TABORETS
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Artlessness : NAIVETE
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On the peak : ATOP
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Danish storyteller : ANDERSEN
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Senseless : INANE
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Flowered wreath : LEI
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They’re often veiled : THREATS
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Young sheep : TEG
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Adhesive and red : TAPES
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Illegal voters : FLOATERS
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Shield border : ORLE
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Clothes makers : TAILORS
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Kind of rug : ORIENTAL
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Church area : APSE
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Not talking : MUM
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Relative of sis : BRO
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Of a chemical compound : NITROUS
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“Messiah,” for one : ORATORIO
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Sounds : NOISES
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Greek letter : BETA
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Cricket positions : ONS
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Classes : GENERA
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Part of C.B.S.: Abbr. : SYST
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Football linemen: Abbr. : RTS
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Impertinent : SASSY
Down
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Companion of aches : PAINS
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Weariness : ENNUI
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Jewelry items : RINGS
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Fancy : IMAGINE
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Very recent : LATE
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State: Abbr. : FLA
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Witty remark : BONMOT
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Refuse to recognize : IGNORE
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Like some wine : DRY
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Restore to office : REINSTATE
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Bancroft : ANNE
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Football fans’ cries : GOGO
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Rigan’s language : LETTISH
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Poem : ODE
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Hoarder : SAVER
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Charity event : BENEFIT
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Brown shade : TAN
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Skills : ARTS
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Ace : ONER
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Baseball throws : PEGS
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Voice : ALTO
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Close by : NEAR
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People at the U. N. : DIPLOMATS
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German river : ISAR
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One of Poe’s names : ALLAN
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Ornamental work : TOOLING
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Poetic contraction : EER
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Empress : TSARINA
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Fright : TERROR
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Rub with oil : ANOINT
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African native : IBO
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Does model work : POSES
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Court adversaries : SUERS
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Try : ESSAY
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Gangs : MOBS
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Chemist Harold : UREY
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Drives obliquely : TOES
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Make lace : TAT
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U. S. agency : OSS

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later.

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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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