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New York Times, Monday, October 8, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,822
Across
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Applaud : CLAP
5
Pokey : JAIL
9
Word with iron or heap : SCRAP
14
Heavenly wear : HALO
15
Prefix for present or bus : OMNI
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Classroom output : THEME
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Soon : ANON
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Rhino feature : HORN
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Lethe, for one : RIVER
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May apple or magician : MANDRAKE
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Nuclear agency: Abbr. : AEC
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Statue menace : PIGEON
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Chaillot resident : MADWOMAN
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Sounded : RANG
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Nylon disaster : RUN
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Stir : ADO
33
Model T and Bearcat : AUTOS
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True : REAL
38
Saint of sailors : ELMO
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Vagabond King's recruits : STOUTHEARTEDMEN
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W.W. I admiral : SIMS
43
"___ boy!" : ATTA
44
Kind of share : LIONS
45
Expert : ACE
46
Pastry : PIE
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Weight allowance : TRET
49
Head scarf : MANTILLA
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"Only a look and ___" : AVOICE
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Relating to: Suffix : ILE
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German dog : DOBERMAN
59
Con-man's aide : SHILL
62
Honey holder : COMB
63
Scottish island : IONA
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Madrid gallery : PRADO
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Spoken : ORAL
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With: Fr. : AVEC
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Good ___ : ASNEW
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Withered : SERE
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"___ we forget" : LEST
Down
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No. 1 person : CHAMP
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Porch : LANAI
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Onward : ALONG
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Weighty : PONDEROUS
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Bach : JOHANN
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Frenzied : AMOK
7
Legal phrase : INREM
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Yutang : LIN
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Like many children's toys : STREWN
10
Brother of Harpo : CHICO
11
Preacher's title: Abbr. : REV
12
French soul : AME
13
Prefix with form or spire : PER
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Poke fun at : ROAST
22
Former child : ADULT
25
Locale of a new start : ARARAT
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Swedish port : MALMO
27
Slogan makers : ADMEN
28
Lunch times : NOONS
30
Humperdinck girl : GRETEL
33
Indian state : ASSAM
34
N. Y. city : UTICA
35
"Good will ___" : TOMEN
37
Consume : EAT
38
News comment : EDITORIAL
40
___ Selassie : HAILE
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French student : ELEVE
46
Dormitory weapon : PILLOW
48
___ rouser : RABBLE
50
Diacritical mark : TILDE
51
Dote on : ADORE
53
"___ we adjourn" : IMOVE
54
Sugar and malacca : CANES
55
Pass a law : ENACT
58
Bradley : OMAR
59
Town near Liège : SPA
60
Time units: Abbr. : HRS
61
Fleming : IAN
62
Salad green : COS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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