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New York Times, Monday, November 5, 1973

44-Down : Moravian city

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,850
Across
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Ooze : SEEP
5
Extended period : COMMA
10
Get the pistol ready : LOAD
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Wintry quarters : IGLU
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Benefit : AVAIL
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Partner of facto : IPSO
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Where Vientiane is : LAOS
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Henna job : RINSE
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Irish meet : FEIS
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Veteran : OLDHAND
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Kind of account : EXPENSE
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Swiss canton : URI
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Rehearse : DRILL
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Sojourn : STOPOVER
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Wooing one : SUITOR
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Confess : OWN
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___ nerves : WAROF
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Cut, as leather : SKIVE
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Fighting weapon : FIST
40
Lazuli's mate : LAPIS
42
Small case : ETUI
43
Sour : ACERB
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Bracer : TONIC
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Eel-shaped amphibian : OLM
48
Tennis shot : RETURN
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Upsets : UNNERVES
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Portray : ENACT
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Pig ___ poke : INA
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Talkative : VERBOSE
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Swift-footed bird : OSTRICH
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Soviet city : OREL
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Angle : SLANT
65
Small box : INRO
66
Stead : LIEU
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___ guard : ELITE
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Theater gallery : TIER
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Receipts : TAKE
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Copter mechanism : ROTOR
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React to home movies : YAWN
Down
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Farm unit : SILO
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Equal, in France : EGAL
3
Hypothetical force : ELOD
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Calisthenics standby : PUSHUP
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Mardi gras event : CARNIVAL
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Roman poet : OVID
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Valet : MAN
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Penny pincher : MISER
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Actress Smith : ALEXIS
10
Realistic : LIFELIKE
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Kind of house or hearth : OPEN
12
In statu quo : ASIS
13
Rx quantity : DOSE
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Lined up : AROW
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Dry-cell sign : PLUS
25
Quitter of a sort : DROPOUT
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Up to now : SOFAR
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"Once bitten, ___ ... " : TWICE
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Beginning : ONSET
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Russian spaceman : TITOV
32
Small egg : OVULE
33
French cathedral city : REIMS
36
Helsinki citizen : FINN
39
Loyal : TRUEBLUE
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Evil : SINISTER
44
Moravian city : BRNO
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Monetary unit : CENT
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Egyptian name : NASSER
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Unusual occurrence : RARITY
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Piatigorsky's instrument : CELLO
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Electric unit : VOLT
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Silkworm : ERIA
57
Fume : REEK
58
Undeceived : ONTO
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Amazon cetacean : INIA
60
Shell men : CREW
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Cornucopia : HORN
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Island in a river : AIT

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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