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New York Times, Saturday, October 6, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { F J K Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,820
Across
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Buckingham et al. : PALACES
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Sun god : SHAMASH
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Mother-of-pearl source : ABALONE
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Orbit point : PERIGEE
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Annual-meeting offerings : REPORTS
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Part of the British Isles : IRELAND
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Begin again : RESTART
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Penna. city : READING
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Ogle : LEERAT
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Scottish negative : NAE
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Can. province : ALTA
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Artist's workshop : ATELIER
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Swiss psychologist : PIAGET
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Parts : SECTIONS
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___ firma : TERRA
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Shaping mold : DOD
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Banned : TABOO
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Martians, supposedly : SUPERMEN
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Went paddling : CANOED
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Writing on a tombstone : EPITAPH
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Tissue : TELA
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Tucker's partner : BIB
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World ___ : SERIES
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Futile : USELESS
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Appease : PLACATE
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Welsh ___ : RAREBIT
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Latvia's neighbor : ESTONIA
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Filthy quarters : RATHOLE
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Take the stage again : REENTER
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Disdained : SCORNED
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Gloom : SADNESS
Down
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Young salmon : PARR
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Busy as ___ : ABEE
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Licks up : LAPS
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"Don't go to ___ of trouble" : ALOT
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Pinkish color : CORAL
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Beseech : ENTREAT
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Part of a sonnet : SESTET
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Passed a football in a way : SPIRALED
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Nonconformist : HERETIC
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Region : AREA
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Temperate : MILD
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Once more : AGAIN
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Medicinal drug : SENNA
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Row of bushes : HEDGE
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Resound: Sp. : RESONAR
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Housing units: Abbr. : APTS
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Place : LIEU
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Field cover, for short : TARP
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Concur : AGREE
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Girl's name : ETTA
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Laughing : RIANT
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Lawman Wyatt : EARP
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Woodwind : OBOE
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Yuletide : NOEL
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Soft drink : SODA
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Hated : DETESTED
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Projectile : MISSILE
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Area of Manhattan : CHELSEA
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They must be paid : PIPERS
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Prickly plants : BURRS
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Newton : ISAAC
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Italian novelist : BERTO
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Satisfied : SATED
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Oven used to anneal glass : LEHR
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Deep black : EBON
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Neighbor of N.Y. : CONN
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Poker stake : ANTE
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Cravats : TIES
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" . . . lend me your ___" : EARS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 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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