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New York Times, Wednesday, December 26, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { B J Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,901
Across
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Miss Dallas : STELLA
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Enrico Fermi's field : PHYSICS
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Heading for the runway : TAXIING
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Radicel : ROOTLET
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City on S. F. Bay : ALAMEDA
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Howl : ULULATE
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Provide with new personnel : REMAN
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Method : MODE
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___ and terminer : OYER
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Most peevish : SOUREST
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Pond floaters : PADS
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British gun : STEN
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Sharif et al. : OMARS
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Forming no angle : AGONIC
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Picturesque : SCENICAL
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Skunk : POLECAT
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Fulfill : EXECUTE
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Orchid grain masses : POLLINIA
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Did a household job : IRONED
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Pastoral poem : IDYLL
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Valueless : NULL
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Backtalk : SASS
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New Englanders : YANKEES
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Santa's perch : ROOF
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React to yeast : RISE
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Farewell : ADIOS
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Dye-yielding plant : ALKANET
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Please : DELIGHT
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Level area : PLATEAU
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" . . . lifeline, ___ is sinking today" : SOMEONE
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Curtain ornaments : TASSELS
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Explosives, for short : NITROS
Down
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Kind of sapphire : STAR
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Swift's tub opus : TALE
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Test : EXAM
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Ohio city : LIMA
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Legal claims : LIENS
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Conjunction : AND
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Economy : PRUDENCE
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Features of sieves : HOLES
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Pronoun : YOU
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French town : STLO
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"Now ___ me down . . . " : ILAY
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Order of whales : CETE
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One who does: Suffix : STER
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From A to Z : GAMUT
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Mine yields : ORES
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Early Italian : OSCAN
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Paint tester : TONER
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Fruit appendages : PAPPI
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"What ___ boy am I" : AGOOD
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Channing role : DOLLY
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Fishline leader : SNELL
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Marmosets : MICOS
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Mexico's Villa ___ : ACUNA
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Has it made : RATES
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Xmas gifts for children : SLEDS
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In an aloof manner : ICILY
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Banish : EXILE
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Subjective ringing in the ear : TINNITUS
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Great and razor-billed : AUKS
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Yorkshire city : LEEDS
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Of a space : AREAL
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Ragout of game : SALMI
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Intent on : RAPT
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Spanish pot : OLLA
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Quebec cheeses : OKAS
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Pianist Waller : FATS
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Legislative body : DIET
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Prince ___ : IGOR
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Cry of disbelief : OHNO
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Female holy ones: Abbr. : STES
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Formerly named : NEE
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Long time : EON

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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