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New York Times, Saturday, December 22, 1973

46-Across : Be chummy with

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,897
Across
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Finn's neighbors : LAPPS
6
Gypsy's reading matter : PALM
10
Moonshiners' needs : JUGS
14
Convex moldings : OVOLI
15
"Typee" sequel : OMOO
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By and by : ANON
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Apricot or peach, e.g. : COLOR
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Little Flower : LAGUARDIA
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Inscription at Delphi : KNOWTHYSELF
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Squid's camouflage : INK
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Razorbacks : HOGS
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Sprinkle with flour : DREDGE
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Overheat : PARBOIL
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Fortune's child : HEIR
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Oily liquid : OLEUM
32
Chesterfields : OVERCOATS
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Windfall : MANNA
38
Ceylon export : TEA
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Stop on ___ : ADIME
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Constrained : PRESSURED
42
Scene of Hercules's first labor : NEMEA
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Oscar's cousin : EMMY
44
Abates : LESSENS
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Be chummy with : HOBNOB
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Deck post for cables : BITT
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Be beholden to : OWE
51
Firework : ROMANCANDLE
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Exactly : ONTHENOSE
59
Kind of sale : TIEIN
60
Skirt for Tallchief : TUTU
61
Arab chieftain : EMIR
62
January, in Jerez : ENERO
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Small barracuda : SPET
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Miller's "All My ___" : SONS
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Refreshments : SODAS
Down
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Canal gate : LOCK
2
Eden's earldom : AVON
3
Traveler in 13th century : POLO
4
Do farm work : PLOW
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"Man for All Seasons" man : SIRTHOMASMORE
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Use of many tongues : POLYGLOTRY
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Store up : AMASS
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Booth : LOGE
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Crumble away: Var. : MOULDER
10
Container : JAR
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Brought to naught : UNDID
12
In operation : GOING
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Anaconda : SNAKE
19
Gabon, Kenya, etc. : AFRICANSTATES
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___ polloi : HOI
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Undermines : ERODES
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Vainglory : POMP
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Winged : ALAR
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Descartes : RENE
29
Burner inventor : BUNSEN
30
Stars : HEADLINERS
33
Neckline style : VEE
34
Bien-___ (darling) : AIME
35
Feds : TMEN
36
Coral and China : SEAS
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Bosses of shields : UMBONES
45
Useful abbreviation : ETC
46
Barn sounds : HOOTS
47
Confess : OWNUP
48
Miss Davis : BETTE
49
Landlocked harbor : BASIN
52
Owl of Guam : MOMO
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Child, in Barcelona : NINO
54
Legal paper : DEED
55
Money in Milan : LIRA
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Space monkey : ENOS
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Shanty : HUT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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