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New York Times, Thursday, November 1, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,846
Across
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Support : BACK
5
Heat, as milk : SCALD
10
Pornography : SMUT
14
French pronoun : ELLE
15
Forbidden : TABOO
16
Soft drink : COLA
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Do a Horatius-like job : STANDONESGROUND
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Top or doll : TOY
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Kind of beer : ROOT
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Rinses : HENNAS
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Peevishness : BILE
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Inpressionist painter : MONET
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Monsters : OGRES
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Hot-tip offerer : TOUT
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Farm product : EGG
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Chicken size : FRIER
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Consequently : THUS
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Ski lift : TBAR
34
Footing at Pompeii : LAVA
35
Heel : LOUSE
36
Autumn air feature : HAZE
37
Particular : ITEM
38
TV award : EMMY
39
Pooh's favorite edible : HONEY
40
Word with diem : PER
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Stage : STEP
42
Yanks : JERKS
43
Footnote terms : IBIDS
45
Soy or navy : BEAN
46
Nevada feature : CASINO
48
Lean, as a ship : LIST
49
Fuss : ADO
52
Do auto-repair work : LIEDOWNONTHEJOB
55
Pay up : ANTE
56
Poke : NUDGE
57
Relief-pitcher's achievement : SAVE
58
Couples : DUOS
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Guide : STEER
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Victim : PREY
Down
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Edna of theater : BEST
2
Choir voice : ALTO
3
Ali's original name : CLAY
4
Venturi : KEN
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Milkmaids' needs : STOOLS
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Light vessel : CANOE
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Aid : ABET
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Spanish article : LOS
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Place for one out of favor : DOGHOUSE
10
Westminster stone : SCONE
11
Quack : MOUNTEBANK
12
Arm bone : ULNA
13
Children : TADS
18
Major appliance : DRIER
19
Torn : RENT
23
Sunfish : BREAM
24
Timid : MOUSY
25
Give a speech : ORATE
26
Originate : GIVERISETO
27
Pound : THUMP
29
Stares : GAZES
30
Zane or Lady Jane : GREY
31
Wilson : FLIP
32
Dictionaries, etc. : TOMES
33
Rose's drawback : THORN
35
Disappointments : LETDOWNS
39
British P. M. : HEATH
41
Word form for an Asian land : SINO
42
Clown : JESTER
44
Waits : BIDES
45
Spree : BINGE
46
Dressed : CLAD
47
Japanese native : AINU
48
Rich source : LODE
49
Neither open nor shut : AJAR
50
Peace symbol : DOVE
51
Be docile : OBEY
53
Oddball : NUT
54
Particularly: Abbr. : ESP

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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