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New York Times, Monday, October 22, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,836
Across
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Romantic isle : CAPRI
6
Buddhist shrine : TOPE
10
Old English legal word : NAAM
14
Constellation : ORION
15
Spoken : ORAL
16
All: Prefix : OMNI
17
Relinquish : DEMIT
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Prop for a fairy godmother : MAGICWAND
20
Deadlock : STALEMATE
22
Seeps : OOZES
23
Appraise : RATE
24
Demon in Arabian myth : AFREET
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Quickly : PRONTO
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Lively: Fr. : VIF
29
Fragrances : AROMAS
30
One of four between N. Y. and Cal. : TIMEZONE
35
Wont : HABIT
36
Branch : ARM
37
Red dye : EOSIN
38
Dialogue for Pearl White : SUBTITLE
40
Coral islands : ATOLLS
41
Grain : OAT
42
Office people : STENOS
43
Sheen : PATINA
47
Asian tea : THEA
48
Miss St. Johns : ADELA
49
___ realm : COINOFTHE
54
Podunk : SMALLTOWN
56
More unique : RARER
57
"For ___ jolly good . . . " : HESA
58
" . . . whose name was ___ in water" (Keats) : WRIT
59
Winter mecca : MIAMI
60
Dill herb : ANET
61
Aware of : ONTO
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Violinist Mischa : ELMAN
Down
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Fish and Cape : CODS
2
Reckon, in old days : ARET
3
Egyptian cotton : PIMA
4
Stir up : ROIL
5
I.B.M. unit : INTERNATIONAL
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Salad staple : TOMATO
7
Harangue : ORATE
8
Book part : PAGE
9
Yale man : ELI
10
"It's ___ never" : NOWOR
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Astound : AMAZE
12
Year: Fr. : ANNEE
13
Interior : MIDST
19
Stewardess's story : COFFEETEAORME
21
Wrestling pads : MATS
24
Prepare to fire : AIM
25
Outrigger of East : PRAU
26
Johnson in-law : ROBB
27
Pass over : OMIT
28
Pep : VIM
29
Exclamations : AHS
30
Three, in Rome : TRE
31
Animal: Suffix : ZOON
32
Northern capital : OSLO
33
Asther of old movies : NILS
34
Print measures : ENS
36
Height: Abbr. : ALT
39
Chinese pagoda : TAA
40
Solar disk : ATEN
42
Japanese religion : SHINTO
43
Turkish official : PASHA
44
Madison Ave. people : ADMEN
45
Tantalize : TEASE
46
___ ease : ILLAT
47
That is to say : TOWIT
49
Wheezy stuff : CORN
50
Miss : FAIL
51
Mine car : TRAM
52
Blood: Prefix : HEMA
53
Sligo's land : ERIN
55
___ of a kind : TWO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 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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