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New York Times, Saturday, November 17, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,862
Across
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Tree animal of S. A. : KINKAJOU
9
Dugout : ABRI
13
Repugnance : AVERSION
14
Leave high and dry : STRAND
16
Personification of French Republic : MARIANNE
17
Cower : CRINGE
18
Later : ANON
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___ a dollar : ASSOUNDAS
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Earth: Prefix : GEO
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"Shake ___!" : ALEG
25
Fascinated : SPELLBOUND
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Formerly, of old : ERST
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Emerges : COMESOUT
35
Author of "Silent Night" : MOHR
36
Roy : ROB
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Most scary : EERIEST
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Sylvan creature : DOE
42
Mother of Don Juan : INEZ
44
TV offering at 11 P.M. : LATENEWS
46
___ nostrum : MARE
47
Maneuvers : OPERATIONS
49
Character in long-run play : ABIE
51
Southern soldier : REB
52
Lengthened : PROLONGED
57
Color for a cordon : BLEU
61
Fill the pipe again : REPACK
62
Corrupters : DEFILERS
65
___ to high heaven : STINKS
66
To a certain extent : INASENSE
67
Family members : DADS
68
Acted as a bodyguard : ESCORTED
Down
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Hindu cupid : KAMA
2
Terrible man : IVAN
3
Black, in Italy : NERO
4
Kriss ___ : KRINGLE
5
___ rule : ASA
6
Islamic spirit: Var. : JIN
7
Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
8
French articles : UNES
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"Certified to be ___ copy" : ATRUE
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"___ back alive" : BRINGEM
11
McNally's partner : RAND
12
Tropical plant : INGA
14
Shrew : SCOLD
15
___ Moines : DES
20
___ Salvador : SAN
22
Other : ELSE
23
Wind instrument : OBOE
25
Theater drop : SCRIM
26
City in India : POONA
27
Live coal : EMBER
28
"___ Town" : OUR
29
Workable : UTILE
31
Western show : RODEO
32
Demonstrated : SHOWN
33
Lock of hair : TRESS
38
___ of corn : EAR
39
Asterisk : STAR
40
French head : TETE
43
Copenhagen's island : ZEALAND
45
Mouse, for one : NIBBLER
47
Sty sounds : OINKS
48
Miss Bracken : PEG
50
Beers : BOCKS
52
Twos: Abbr. : PRS
53
No longer active: Abbr. : RETD
54
Eye defect: Suffix : OPIA
55
Miss Adams : EDIE
56
Lairs : DENS
58
Did banking business : LENT
59
Gaelic : ERSE
60
Took advantage of : USED
63
Exact copy: Abbr. : FAC
64
Prefix for tope or mer : ISO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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