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New York Times, Monday, October 29, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,843
Across
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Kind of shark : CARD
5
Kind of fence : SPITE
10
Ruth : BABE
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Spread : OLEO
15
Pig ___ : LATIN
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Secondhand : USED
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Dynasty of China : MING
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Capital of Ghana : ACCRA
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Burden : LOAD
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Nutty tenants : BATSINTHEBELFRY
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Insect : ANT
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Circuit : LAP
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Drooped : FLAGGED
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Discerns : DETECTS
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Grantland or Elmer : RICE
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Like most mosques : DOMED
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Christmas, in Cannes : NOEL
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Doctrine : ISM
38
Hairpiece : RAT
39
French month : MAI
40
Guinness : ALEC
42
Worked on a house wall : SIDED
44
Musical interval : REST
45
Travel-section topics : RESORTS
47
Tells : RELATES
49
Mutt : CUR
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Make edging : TAT
51
Lurking enemy : SNAKEINTHEGRASS
60
Distort : WARP
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Apples, etc. : POMES
62
Official proceedings : ACTA
63
City in Italy : ASTI
64
Turn inside out : EVERT
65
Boast : CROW
66
U.S. cartoonist : NAST
67
Does a carpenter's job : SANDS
68
Fish : EELS
Down
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Search systematically : COMB
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Inter ___ : ALIA
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Fissure : RENT
4
Long time : DOGSAGE
5
Inclined : SLANTED
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Agreement : PACT
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Craving : ITCH
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Place for a tread : TIRE
9
Made possible : ENABLED
10
Warmup place : BULLPEN
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___ now (immediately) : ASOF
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Market figure : BEAR
13
Mary Baker : EDDY
21
Verb ending : ING
22
Corrode : EAT
25
Brother : FRIAR
26
Thread : LISLE
27
Summits : ACMES
28
Miss Day : DORIS
29
Prevent : DETER
30
Halley's, e.g. : COMET
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Pester : TEASE
32
Slashes : SLITS
35
Like a March hare : MAD
41
Place for the pilot : COCKPIT
42
Décor for zebras : STRIPES
43
Abhors : DETESTS
44
Hectic routine : RATRACE
46
Regret : RUE
48
Delay : LAG
51
Kind of song or dive : SWAN
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HQ for Skylab men : NASA
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Crafts' partner : ARTS
54
Variable star : NOVA
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Fed. agents : TMEN
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Gray's "lowing ___" : HERD
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Land unit : ACRE
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Certain aircraft : STOL
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Old sayings : SAWS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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