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New York Times, Tuesday, November 20, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,865
Across
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Fur : SABLE
6
Construction piece : TBAR
10
Mrs. Cantor and others : IDAS
14
Michael or Richard : ARLEN
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Actor Robert : ALDA
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U. S. aid group : CARE
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"St. ___" : LOUISBLUES
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Albion's neighbor : ERIN
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Farm animal : EWE
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Basket for an angler : CREEL
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Kefauver : ESTES
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Beloved, in Italy : CARA
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Where Anna taught : SIAM
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Compass direction : SSE
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Guthrie et al. : ARLOS
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Sanctum or circle : INNER
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Pacific features : ATOLLS
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French marshal : NEY
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At ___ : EASE
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Red Square cathedral name : BASIL
38
Ray Milland's "trip" : DTS
39
Dark : UNLIT
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Gaelic : ERSE
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"What's that?" : HUH
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Kind of pace : SNAILS
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Scant : SPARE
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___ and a promise : ALICK
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Queen ___ : MAB
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Impetuous ardor : ELAN
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U. S. painter Thomas : COLE
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Approximately : ABOUT
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Jeweled coronet : TIARA
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Pellets for a boy's gun : BBS
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Paris designer : DIOR
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London bell and U. S. comic : BIGBENBLUE
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Cutting tool : ADZE
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Nobel physicist : BOHR
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Site of Hindu ruins: Var. : ELURA
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Encounter : MEET
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Against : ANTI
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Textile workers : DYERS
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Washington's Birthday event : SALE
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Lined up : AROW
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Paycheck deduction item : BLUECROSS
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Dorothy Lamour adornment : LEI
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Inscribe on parchment : ENSCROLL
6
Chaucerian account : TALE
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Popular song of yore : BLUESINTHENIGHT
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Sweet girls : ADELINES
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Smooth shaven: Fr. : RAS
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Desserts : ICES
11
Pub weapons : DARTS
12
Zodiac sign : ARIES
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Sixth ___ : SENSE
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Metal for a monkey : BRASS
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Scottish uncle : EME
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World War side : ALLIES
26
"___ number can play" : ANY
28
Perfume: Var. : ATAR
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Hang up again : RENAIL
31
Nancy's son : ABE
34
Gown color : ALICEBLUE
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Worm product : SILK
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Noun suffixes : ETS
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Period covered : DURATION
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Languishing on library shelves : UNLOANED
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Holbrook : HAL
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"___ bleu!" : SACRE
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Cat or dog : PET
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Name for Merman : MADAM
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Hymn word : ABIDE
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Rotgut : BOOZE
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Chemical suffix : URET
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Shelter : ABRI
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Ironside portrayer : BURR
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Black et al. : SEAS
59
College degree : BBA
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Traveler Nellie : BLY

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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