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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
Across
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Wrist mishaps : SPRAINS
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Free : ATLARGE
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Weld : TUESDAY
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Marsh heron : BITTERN
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Goes over again : REPEATS
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Gathered : AMASSED
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Anger : IRE
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Do edging : TAT
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___ Aviv : TEL
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Girl's name : DIANE
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Roof ornament : EPI
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U. S. patriot Silas : DEANE
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Fitzgerald et al. : ELLAS
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"___ in White" : MEN
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Diminutive suffixes : ETTES
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Opposes : RESISTS
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Minnesota team : GOPHERS
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City of canals: Abbr. : VEN
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Whitney : ELI
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___ son : SEVENTH
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Like some concrete : PRECAST
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Top-drawer : ELITE
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Goat fabric : ABA
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Estonian port : TARTU
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Anxieties : CARES
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Footlike part : PES
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Gantry or Rice : ELMER
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Large bird : EMU
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Step, in France : PAS
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Novelist Rolvaag : OLE
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Bright's or occupational : DISEASE
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Useless : INUTILE
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Annual, as winds : ETESIAN
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Old hand : VETERAN
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Sonnet parts : SESTETS
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Tax cheaters : EVADERS
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Long-legged bug : STRIDER
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Childish : PUERILE
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Annuls : REPEALS
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Chemical suffix : ASE
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Lupino : IDA
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Cole or Turner : NAT
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Solar or binary : SYSTEMS
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Lessening : ABATING
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Conway of TV : TIM
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U. S. tennis org. : LTA
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Anti-alcohol group: Abbr. : ATS
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Phrase in a new way : RESTATE
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Like the grass next door : GREENER
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Infinite : ENDLESS
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Baboon : APE
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Artlessness : NAIVETE
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Early Jewish sect members : ESSENES
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Drain : DEPLETE
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Moral : ETHICAL
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Explosive : TNT
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"___ the ramparts . . . " : OER
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Withdraws : SECEDES
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Early Babylonian : ELAMITE
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Infective germs : VIRUSES
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Occurs : HAPPENS
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Kind of resistence : PASSIVE
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Cupboard : ARMOIRE
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Preeminent : STELLAR
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Soup servers : TUREENS
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Miss Lillie : BEA
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N. Y. time : EST
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French ejaculation : AIE
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Week day: Abbr. : SAT
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Western state: Abbr. : NEV
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Miss Hagen : UTA
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Spread to dry : TED

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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