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New York Times, Thursday, November 15, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,860

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Across
1
Mouths : ORA
4
Kind of door : TRAP
8
Harden: Var. : ENURE
13
Climber's concern : RUNG
15
Ready : RIPE
16
Frozen : GELID
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Eastern ruler : AMIR
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It awaits the worrier : EARLYGRAVE
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Bedouin, for one : NOMAD
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Le Gallienne : EVA
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Son of Judah : ONAN
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Influence on Newton's apple : GRAVITATION
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Ferments : YEASTS
29
Haunting : EERIE
34
Quick attempt : STAB
37
Kind of glass : SPY
38
Pacific capital : MANILA
39
Baseball trios : PUTOUTS
41
Throat soothers : GARGLES
42
Restless : UNEASY
43
Cooler : FAN
44
Balance : REST
45
Alighieri : DANTE
46
Mexican state : SONORA
48
"Easter Parade" outlet : ROTOGRAVURE
53
Eight: Prefix : OCTO
57
Set in opposition : PIT
58
Alpine region: Var. : TIROL
59
Plush transportation : GRAVYTRAIN
63
Not final, in law : NISI
64
India's dollar : RUPEE
65
Ill-natured : UGLY
66
General speed : GAIT
67
Wield : EXERT
68
Soccer name : PELE
69
Word with tee : HEE
Down
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Jungle swinger : ORANG
2
Office-cooler specialty : RUMOR
3
Soul : ANIMA
4
Follower of uno, due : TRE
5
Inlet : RIA
6
"___ girl is like . . . " : APRETTY
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Elvis the ___ : PELVIS
8
Cake ingredient : EGG
9
Roman emperor : NERO
10
___ Bator : ULAN
11
___ Ridge : RIVA
12
Earliest site : EDEN
14
Server : GRAVYBOAT
19
Bantu language : YAO
21
Six-shooter, to a gambler : DIE
25
Delectable : TASTY
26
Reptiles : ASPS
27
Kind of miss : NEAR
30
News-photo plate : ENGRAVING
31
Agitate : RILE
32
French islands : ILES
33
Direction : EAST
34
Potato : SPUD
35
Sandwich staple : TUNA
36
Solar disk : ATEN
38
Estate feature : MANOR
40
One on drugs : USER
41
Gashouse, for one : GANG
43
Film-making measure : FOOTAGE
46
Arouse : STIRUP
47
Ship stowaway : RAT
49
Select : OPT
50
Heep : URIAH
51
Girl of W. W. II song : ROSIE
52
Typewriter type : ELITE
53
Violent one : OGRE
54
Basic point : CRUX
55
Item often broken : TAPE
56
Completed : OVER
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Still : YET
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"___ be seeing you" : ILL
62
U. S. humorist : NYE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 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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