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New York Times, Wednesday, December 12, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.63, Missing: { G J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,887
Across
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"___ brillig . . . " : TWAS
5
Sword : SABER
10
___-mémoire : AIDE
14
Lawman Wyatt : EARP
15
Stead : PLACE
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Portico : STOA
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Nick Charles's dog : ASTA
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Tobacco kilns : OASTS
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Trifles : TOYS
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Violinist, chemist, etc., with 26 Across : SHERLOCK
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___ prosequi : NOLLE
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Wapiti : ELK
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Got on the bus : BOARDED
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See 20 Across : HOLMES
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Scotland or Harvard : YARD
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Affair : AMOUR
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Get wise : TAKEAHINT
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Slave : SERF
38
Exudes : OOZES
39
Garden man : ADAM
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Title for 51 Across : PROFESSOR
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Minos's land : CRETE
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Medley : OLIO
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Man of "elementary" learning : WATSON
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Disturbed the peace : RANRIOT
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Rabid : MAD
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Strange : ALIEN
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Famous criminal : MORIARTY
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Plant stem : BINE
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Descendant : SCION
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Knowledge : LORE
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Served a winner : ACED
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"Who's ___?" : THERE
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Patent base : IDEA
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Girl's name : TESS
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Ate : DINED
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Golfer : TEER
Down
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Pink and afternoon : TEAS
2
Word with line or board : WASH
3
Johnson of TV : ARTE
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Box : SPAR
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Film holders : SPOOLS
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Partner of alas : ALACK
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Sun : BASK
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Outside: Prefix : ECT
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Thing, in law : RES
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Fur man : ASTOR
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"___ you so!" : ITOLD
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Creator of 20 Across : DOYLE
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Relieved : EASED
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Ogle : LEER
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Nothing: Sp. : NADA
24
Street for 20 Across : BAKER
25
Metals : ORES
26
Fastener : HASP
27
Hebrew measure : OMER
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Parrot fish : LORO
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Bungle : MUFF
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Mississippi tributary : YAZOO
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No place ___ (S.R.O.) : TOSIT
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William S. or Moss : HART
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Roman date : IDES
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Treaty org. : NATO
36
Feds : TMEN
38
European capital : OSLO
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Irish version of John : EOIN
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Arabian judge : CADI
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Cautioned : WARNED
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Moroccan port : RABAT
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Dodgson girl : ALICE
47
Cards et al. : NINES
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Clarinets, e.g. : REEDS
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Poet Marianne : MOORE
51
Bearing : MIEN
52
Dismounted : ALIT
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___ herd on : RODE
54
Corner : TREE
55
Time period : YEAR
57
One of the oil companies: Abbr. : STD
58
Greek letter : CHI

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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