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New York Times, Saturday, November 24, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 247 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,869
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1. Wrist mishaps : SPRAINS
8. Free : ATLARGE
15. Weld : TUESDAY
16. Marsh heron : BITTERN
17. Goes over again : REPEATS
18. Gathered : AMASSED
19. Anger : IRE
20. Do edging : TAT
22. ___ Aviv : TEL
23. Girl's name : DIANE
26. Roof ornament : EPI
27. U. S. patriot Silas : DEANE
29. Fitzgerald et al. : ELLAS
30. "___ in White" : MEN
31. Diminutive suffixes : ETTES
32. Opposes : RESISTS
34. Minnesota team : GOPHERS
36. City of canals: Abbr. : VEN
37. Whitney : ELI
38. ___ son : SEVENTH
42. Like some concrete : PRECAST
46. Top-drawer : ELITE
47. Goat fabric : ABA
49. Estonian port : TARTU
50. Anxieties : CARES
51. Footlike part : PES
52. Gantry or Rice : ELMER
53. Large bird : EMU
54. Step, in France : PAS
55. Novelist Rolvaag : OLE
56. Bright's or occupational : DISEASE
60. Useless : INUTILE
64. Annual, as winds : ETESIAN
65. Old hand : VETERAN
66. Sonnet parts : SESTETS
67. Tax cheaters : EVADERS
1. Long-legged bug : STRIDER
2. Childish : PUERILE
3. Annuls : REPEALS
4. Chemical suffix : ASE
5. Lupino : IDA
6. Cole or Turner : NAT
7. Solar or binary : SYSTEMS
8. Lessening : ABATING
9. Conway of TV : TIM
10. U. S. tennis org. : LTA
11. Anti-alcohol group: Abbr. : ATS
12. Phrase in a new way : RESTATE
13. Like the grass next door : GREENER
14. Infinite : ENDLESS
21. Baboon : APE
24. Artlessness : NAIVETE
25. Early Jewish sect members : ESSENES
27. Drain : DEPLETE
28. Moral : ETHICAL
33. Explosive : TNT
35. "___ the ramparts . . . " : OER
38. Withdraws : SECEDES
39. Early Babylonian : ELAMITE
40. Infective germs : VIRUSES
41. Occurs : HAPPENS
42. Kind of resistence : PASSIVE
43. Cupboard : ARMOIRE
44. Preeminent : STELLAR
45. Soup servers : TUREENS
48. Miss Lillie : BEA
57. N. Y. time : EST
58. French ejaculation : AIE
59. Week day: Abbr. : SAT
61. Western state: Abbr. : NEV
62. Miss Hagen : UTA
63. Spread to dry : TED

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