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New York Times, Tuesday, November 6, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,851
Across
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Distantly : AFAR
5
Social liabilities : SNOBS
10
"___ corny as . . . " : IMAS
14
Family tree : LINE
15
Chemical carbon : TOLAN
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Receptionist's word : NEXT
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Engrossed : DEEP
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Large snake : ABOMA
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Indian weight : PALA
20
Like a preliminary rinse : OFTHEFIRSTWATER
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Clods : OAFS
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Windy City, for short : CHI
25
Foundation offerings : GRANTS
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___ one's side (annoyance) : ATHORNIN
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Rent again : RELET
34
Israeli port : ACRE
35
Muttonfish : SAMA
36
Kind of mode : ALA
37
Nero Wolfe products : ORCHIDS
40
Zodiac animal : RAM
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Hoover et al. : DAMS
43
Corsica, etc.: Fr. : ILES
44
Podge's partner : HODGE
46
Loses one's temper : EXPLODES
48
Felt : SENSED
49
Hairy or Barbary : APE
50
Relative of shoo : SCAT
51
Comes down hard : RAINSPITCHFORKS
59
"Thanks ___" : ALOT
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Not ___ in the world : ACARE
61
Stamp-collector's unit : PANE
62
Elias or Gordie : HOWE
63
Truth ___ : SERUM
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Roman writer : OVID
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W. W. I plane : SPAD
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Group : TRIBE
67
Conniptions : FITS
Down
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Actor Ray : ALDO
2
Feudal estate : FIEF
3
Dill : ANET
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Call back : REPHONE
5
Places for flags : STAFFS
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Ora pro ___ : NOBIS
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Swan genus : OLOR
8
Dull noises : BAMS
9
Seized : SNATCHED
10
Two by two : INPAIRS
11
Essential part : MEAT
12
Auto part : AXLE
13
Polaris : STAR
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___ excess (put on pounds) : EATTO
22
Once-popular song : WHO
25
Kind of crossing : GRADE
26
Mitigate : RELAX
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"Thy word is ___ unto my feet" : ALAMP
28
Has miseries : ACHES
29
Speaker of sports : TRIS
30
Ointments : NARDS
31
Symbol : IMAGE
32
Designated : NAMED
34
P. I. tree : ACLE
38
Miss one's bus stop : RIDEPAST
39
Bundle : SHEAF
42
Inclined : SLANTED
45
Having control : ONTOPOF
47
Harvest goddess : OPS
48
Rhyme arrangement : SCHEME
50
Cancel, as a mission : SCRUB
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Encouraging calls : RAHS
52
Off balance : ALOP
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Hawkeye's home : IOWA
54
Froster : ICER
55
Old coin of Italy : TARI
56
Shankar : RAVI
57
Work on a sweater : KNIT
58
Latin conjunctions : SEDS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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