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New York Times, Wednesday, November 14, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,859
Across
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Thicket : COPSE
6
Book of the O. T. : AMOS
10
Turkish title : BABA
14
Copland : AARON
15
Incarnation of Vishnu : RAMA
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Ancient kingdom : ELAM
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Archaeologist's find : SHARD
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Pour : TEEM
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Gazelle of Africa : CORA
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Mild reproof : TUTTUT
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Ebbs : SLACKENS
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Tourist's buy in Mexico : POTTERY
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Draft org. : SSS
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Area of Iran : ARAK
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Sauce ___ (menu listing) : TARTARE
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Disease of the East : BERIBERI
35
Hawaiian flower : ILIMA
39
Political neutral : MUGWUMP
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Unauthorized : ILLEGAL
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" . . . ___ the child" : SPOIL
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Menu item from Africa : COUSCOUS
44
Certain sweaters : SLIPONS
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Music group : TRIO
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Certain students: Abbr. : SRS
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Train : EDUCATE
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Sounds of time : TICKTICK
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Young gourmand's remark : YUMYUM
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Land measure : ACRE
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"Right on!" : OKEY
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Stir : ROUSE
64
Synagogue : SHUL
65
Word with bagatelle : MERE
66
Executive ailment : ULCER
67
Fiber : HEMP
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Formerly, of old : ERST
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Telescope sightings : STARS
Down
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Characters in a play : CAST
2
Pacific island : OAHU
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Trick, in Scotland : PRAT
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Classify : SORT
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Conclude : ENDUP
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Linkletter : ART
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Stokowski, Toscanini, etc. : MAESTRI
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Menu item : OMELET
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Elm fruit : SAMARA
10
___ and call : BECK
11
African lilies : ALOES
12
Farm buildings : BARNS
13
Collect : AMASS
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___ pole : TOTEM
23
Actor Ritchard and others : CYRILS
25
Field covering, for short : TARP
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Missiles: Abbr. : ABMS
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Enlist again : REUP
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Jason's ship : ARGO
30
Flightless birds : KIWIS
32
Choose : ELECT
34
Large dot, in printing : BULLET
36
Stravinsky : IGOR
37
Hawaiian island : MAUI
38
Besides : ALSO
40
Hebrides island : IONA
41
Robust : LUSTY
43
Certain spaniels : COCKERS
45
Dialect: Fr. : IDIOME
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Wrinkle : PUCKER
48
Hide away : STASH
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Nouveau ___ : RICHE
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Rugby play : SCRUM
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Greek wind god : EURUS
54
Seaweed : KELP
56
Discard, animal style : MOLT
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Cassava : YUCA
58
Consumer : USER
59
French seas : MERS
62
Still : YET

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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