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New York Times, Monday, December 10, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,885
Across
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Warning device : RADAR
6
Cheese : EDAM
10
Vosges, etc.: Abbr. : MTS
13
In reserve : ASIDE
14
Word with gay or bag : NOSE
15
Ulster : COAT
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Skinflint : MISER
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Toaster or iron : APPLIANCE
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Moccasin : PAC
20
Formerly : ONCE
22
Interrupt : CUTIN
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Do a certain house job : HAUNT
25
Airline listings : FLIGHTS
27
Pure : CHASTE
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Malibu or Miami : BEACH
30
Eagle's nest : AERIE
31
Belligerent : COMBATIVE
35
Old piece of clothing : RAG
36
Fates : DOOMS
37
State: Abbr. : NEV
38
Dictate : PRESCRIBE
41
___ Free Europe : RADIO
43
Weepy : TEARY
44
Leopard or lynx : FELINE
45
Type of battery : STORAGE
48
Memento : RELIC
49
Hook, in biology : HAMUS
50
Early baby word : DADA
51
Knack : ART
54
Primitive : ELEMENTAL
57
Nero or Pan : PETER
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Pets : DOGS
60
Nobleman : EARL
61
Tend a fire : STOKE
62
Scottish snow : SNA
63
Card : TREY
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Unnatural : EERIE
Down
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Inclined way : RAMP
2
Continent : ASIA
3
Pink-slip news : DISCHARGE
4
Summer drink : ADE
5
Change a course : REROUTE
6
Decree : ENACT
7
Sap : DOPE
8
Snake : ASP
9
Torme : MEL
10
Period of time : MONTH
11
Unspoken : TACIT
12
British guns : STENS
15
Played back of the plate : CAUGHT
18
Gum tree : ICICA
21
Direction : NNE
24
"___ was saying" : ASI
25
French woman : FEMME
26
Workshops : LABS
27
Complain : CARP
28
Listen : HEAR
29
Kind of trap : BOOBY
31
Coconut fiber: Var. : COIRE
32
Gauge : INDICATOR
33
Coal deposit : VEIN
34
Bacchanal's cry : EVOE
36
Protract, with "out" : DRAG
39
Plays a guitar : STRUMS
40
___ fire : CEASE
41
Backslide : RELAPSE
42
Lion of God : ALI
44
Nurtured : FED
45
Gets rid of : SHEDS
46
Hawk feature : TALON
47
End : OMEGA
48
Auto event : RALLY
50
Defy : DARE
52
Native of Baluchistan : REKI
53
Family or Xmas : TREE
55
Seine : NET
56
Sailor : TAR
58
French summer : ETE

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