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New York Times, Friday, November 9, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,854
Across
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Nautical call : AHOY
5
Tree snake : MAMBA
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Novelist Murdoch : IRIS
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Relative of a beaut : LULU
15
Sell ___ of goods : ABILL
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Jabberwocky word : MOME
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Not worth ___ : AFIG
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Twangy : NASAL
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English poet : POPE
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Ambrosia : FOODOFTHEGODS
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Spanish painter : SERT
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Thing, in law : RES
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"Fox and Grapes" et al. : FABLES
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Decorative needlework : FAGOTING
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Inter ___ : ALIA
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Unyielding : RIGID
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Marsupial, for short : ROO
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Cake mix or frozen stew, e.g. : CONVENIENCEFOOD
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Dress up, with "out" : TOG
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Silent-film vamp : NEGRI
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First word in Mass. motto : ENSE
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Indianapolis feature : SPEEDWAY
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U. S. admiral : HALSEY
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___ de guerre : NOM
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Flying prefix : AERO
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Shore specialty : SEAFOODDINNER
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German philosopher : KANT
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Base and snare : DRUMS
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Farah's country : IRAN
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Der ___ : ALTE
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Heron : EGRET
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Moslem title : EMIR
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Charges : FEES
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French city : LYONS
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Yemen's capital : SANA
Down
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___ king : ALA
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Puff's partner : HUFF
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Mixture : OLIO
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Croat : YUGOSLAV
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Estates : MANORS
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Astern : ABAFT
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Moisture : MIST
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Insipid : BLAH
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Subject to hay fever : ALLERGIC
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Tax : IMPOST
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Land measure : ROOD
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Little devils : IMPS
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Comprehend : SEE
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English river : DEE
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Rock cavity : GEODE
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Truths : FACTS
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Thrown for ___ : ALOOP
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Spree : BINGE
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Like some speeches : FIERY
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Vedic fire god : AGNI
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Shackles : IRONS
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Snare : NOOSE
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Lady's Book publisher : GODEY
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Baltic port : RIGA
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"Till the ___ Time" : ENDOF
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Perennial Detroit secret : NEWMODEL
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Crimes : FELONIES
44
Maternal relatives : ENATES
45
Holdups : HEISTS
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Scottish alder : ARN
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Creators of commercials : ADMEN
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Store offering : SALE
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___ en point : ENTE
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Bacchus-inspired event : ORGY
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Spanish coin : DURO
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Girl's name : ERMA
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Word with drop or fall : RAIN
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Arabic letter : KAF
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Initials of 1933 : NRA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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