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WORD SAFARI

New York Times, Sunday, November 4, 1973

Author:
Richard Camp
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 633 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 155, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 20, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,849
Across
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___ fours : ONALL
6
Spur : URGE
10
___ Morgana : FATA
14
Kind of market : FLEA
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Fresh team : RELAY
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Walking ___ : ONAIR
20
Exhausted : ALLIN
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French evenings : SOIRS
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It first sat in 1245 : THECOUNCILOFLYONS
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Swiss resort : AROSA
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Groups of nine : ENNEADS
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Bones, in England : RAMES
28
" . . . nothin's ___ for me" : PLENTY
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Hindu cymbals : TAL
32
___-foot oil : NEATS
33
Gluts : SATES
34
Musketeer : ARAMIS
35
Pasha : ALI
36
Swiss river : AARE
37
Avoid : SKIRT
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"___ is an island . . . " : NOMAN
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Red-carpet treatment : LIONISM
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Henry II, dramawise : THELIONINWINTER
46
"Don't ___" (words to a snoop) : BENOSY
47
Taxes : TRIES
48
Bucks : ONES
49
Hurry : HIE
50
Ham ___ (sandwich order) : ONRYE
51
Boxer's maneuver : FEINT
52
Shopping and go : CARTS
54
Belief : CREDO
56
Sesame: Var. : TEEL
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Joseph's pride : COAT
58
Dispatch : HASTE
59
Royal families : PRIDES
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Wine quality : SEC
61
"Pickwick Papers" lady : MRSLEOHUNTER
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Truman's birthplace : LAMAR
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Blunted swords : EPEES
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Tallchief : MARIA
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Josh of theater : LOGAN
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King of Tyre : HIRAM
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Jungle title : KINGOFBEASTS
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World Bible group: Abbr. : IBS
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London Row : SAVILE
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Producer: Suffix : ARIAN
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Ten-percenters: Abbr. : AGTS
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Wife of Jacob : LEAH
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Old gold alloys : ASEMS
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Franciscan : FRIAR
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Fabrics : LAMES
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French city : LILLE
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"___ about time!" : ITS
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Days, in Madrid : DIAS
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Delaware resort : LEWES
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Prejudiced : BIASED
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Alhambra feature : COURTOFTHELIONS
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Made ___ (custom job) : TOORDER
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Kind of pitching rarity : NOHIT
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Signs : NEONS
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Writer Thomas : MANN
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Compass reading : ENE
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Stable quality : FIXITY
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Does poetry work : SCANS
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Ex ___ : PARTE
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Sydney's state: Abbr. : NSW
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Praline items : PECANS
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Macbeth title : THANE
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Goal : PURPOSE
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" . . . devil ___ he'd be" : AMONK
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Annoy John Bull : TWISTTHELIONSTAIL
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Doctors' achievements : CURES
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Brief role : CAMEO
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First earth orbiter : GLENN
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" . . . could ___ lean" : EATNO
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Sea birds : ERNS
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Customs : USES
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Proceed slowly : WADE
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Driving hazard : SLEET
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Scrap : ORT
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O. T. book : NEH
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Beverage : ALE
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Kind of curtain : LACE
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Kind of potatoes for simba : LYONNAISE
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Hooked : UNCATE
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Police jobs : RAIDS
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Blas et al. : GILS
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Leander's love, in Soho : ERO
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"___ the Moon" : FLYMETO
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Drug plants : ALOES
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Cans : TINS
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Reply: Abbr. : ANS
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Jury V.I.P. : FOREMAN
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Unlikely pet for Margaret's rec room : LIONINTHEDANIELSDEN
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Old adverbs : ERSTS
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Have ___ in the matter : ASAY
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Kind of bandit : ONEARM
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Town in Latium : ALATRI
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Deli staple : SALAMI
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Like a crowned head : UNEASY
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Fruit baskets : FRAILS
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Ship parts : PROWS
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English noble family : TALBOTS
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Receiver of property : ALIENEE
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Possible London headline in 1603 : LIONRECEIVESUNICORN
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Trapshooting : SKEET
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Jackson and Queen : ANNES
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Leg part : SHIN
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Fiber knot: Var. : NOYL
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Shopworn : TRITE
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Spanish direction : NORTE
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Bury : INTER
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Source of down : EIDER
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Defunct cars : REOS
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River duck : TEAL
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Castle moat : FOSS
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"You ___ you try" : CANIF
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Make ___ at : ASTAB
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Steep rocks : CRAGS
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P. I. breadfruit : RIMA
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Thick liqueur : CREME
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Port or Lake : HURON
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Cabals : PLOTS
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Cook's concerns : MEALS
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"___ vincit amor" : OMNIA
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Mother of Ishmael : HAGAR
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Decorous : PRIM
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W. W. II craft : LSTS
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Must : HASTO
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Gold word : KARAT
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Sea or stew : IRISH
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Singer Emma : EAMES
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Dark and teen : AGES
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Whalebones : BALEENS
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"___ an angel down" : SHEDREW
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Eastern ketch : SAIC
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Story teller : LIAR
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Grant's bill : FIFTY
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Errol et al. : LEONS
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Bristles : AWNS
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Elsa et al. : LIONESSES
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Dutch coins : DOITS
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Certain whelp : LIONET
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High society : BONTON
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Cyrano's beloved et al. : ROXANES
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Believes : THINKS
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Puts in a box : ENCASES
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Shed : LEANTO
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Game fish : TARPON
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Seascape : MARINE
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Leg bone : FEMUR
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Kyushu town : SHIME
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Whimpered : PULED
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Tempo : PACE
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"___ the night before . . . " : TWAS
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Chinese wax : PELA
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Common Latin abbr. : ETAL
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Fort Worth campus : TCU
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Literary initials : HGW
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Used up : ATE
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Feminine suffix : INE
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Great deal : LOT

Answer summary: 19 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 15 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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