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New York Times, Thursday, November 29, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,874
Across
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Ancient Briton : PICT
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Do a second-story job : STEAL
10
N. T. book : ACTS
14
In a casual way : IDLY
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Low area of Palestine : ARABA
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Plum : SLOE
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Miss or East : NEAR
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Eastern inn : SERAI
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Notify : WARN
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Bacchanalia : CAROUSAL
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Bordeaux wine : CLARET
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Wallach : ELI
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Admit : LETON
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Lonely number : ONE
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Bursae : SACS
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Writer Howard : FAST
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Comic strip word : BAM
35
Billiard stroke : MASSE
37
Eight: Prefix : OCTO
38
Tops : AONE
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Byron's mistress : CLAIRECLAIRMONT
42
Late comedian : LAHR
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Bird or cutlet : VEAL
44
Strong emotions : HATES
45
Writer Wolfert : IRA
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Expensive : DEAR
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Fowl's companion : FISH
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Bread : RYE
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East European river : NEMAN
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Self : EGO
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Dessert : ECLAIR
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Swimmer's apparatus : NOSECLIP
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Food for ruers : CROW
61
Rumor : ONDIT
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Garage job, for short : LUBE
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Cut : HEWN
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Henry or Marianne : MOORE
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Maple genus : ACER
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Has a debt : OWES
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Doubleday : ABNER
69
___ Verde : MESA
Down
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___-nez : PINCE
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Consummate : IDEAL
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Heroine of seven-volume novel : CLARISSAHARLOWE
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Novice : TYRO
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Talks back : SASSES
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Partner of trick : TREAT
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Edward Hyde : EARLOFCLARENDON
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Arab garment : ABA
9
Secular : LAIC
10
Dam site : ASWAN
11
Author of "The Women" : CLAREBOOTHELUCE
12
Sped : TORE
13
Transported : SENT
21
Modern malady : ULCER
23
Sodom emigrant : LOT
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Port of Brazil : NATAL
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Arabian district : ASIR
31
___-disant : SOI
33
Girl of 1,000 days : ANNE
34
Yogi's team : METS
35
Roman 1,151 : MCLI
36
Winged : ALAR
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Kind of voyage : OCEAN
38
Between amo and amat : AMAS
40
Woman of three faces : EVE
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Wagner's river : RHINE
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Agnus ___ : DEI
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Queen's exhortation to Alice : FASTER
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Signs of ennui : YAWNS
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Party fabric : MOIRE
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Barbed remarks : GIBES
54
Marx Brothers locale : OPERA
55
Narcissus's admirer : ECHO
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___ cut : CREW
57
City of Italia : ROMA
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Quahog : CLAM
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S. F. hill : NOB

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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