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New York Times, Friday, December 7, 1973

32-Across : Tie ___ (get drunk)

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q V }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 4, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,882
Across
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Bedouin : ARAB
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Low : BASE
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Civil War general : OTIS
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Kind of fund or dancer : GOGO
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Loved one : IDOL
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Horne : LENA
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Thurber parody, with 28, 42 and 57 Across : EARLYTORISEAND
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Prisoner : INMATE
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___ committee : ADHOC
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Ike : DDE
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Flowering shrub : SPIREA
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Arabian father : ABU
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See 16 Across : EARLYTOBEDMAKES
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Tie ___ (get drunk) : ONEON
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Rayburn : GENE
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Perceive : DISCERN
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Unseated : DEPOSED
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Pro ___ : RATA
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Man with a big hat : TEXAN
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See 16 Across : AMALEHEALTHYAND
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Forbid : BAR
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Participate : MINGLE
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" ... and Tyler ___" : TOO
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Swim name : SPITZ
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Wise old man : NESTOR
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See 16 Across : WEALTHYANDDEAD
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Best : EDNA
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Austen novel : EMMA
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Seed pod : ARIL
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Fullness : BODY
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Gather : REAP
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Long hair : MANE
Down
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Schedule : AGENDA
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Errant one : ROAMER
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Indian city : AGRA
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Locking device : BOLT
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Drilling item : BIT
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Pother : ADO
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"What is ___ as a day ... ?" : SORARE
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Struck out : ELIDED
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Spread : OLEO
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Afternoon pastry : TEACAKES
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Wayside ___ : INN
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Inferior : SAD
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Poets' kind of year or eve : YESTER
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Spurious : SHAM
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Food fish : IDE
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East Indian tree : POON
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___ Saud : IBN
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Nota ___ : BENE
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Kind of car : USED
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Not general : LOCAL
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Chemical suffix : YNE
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Torture : AGONY
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Lackluster : DRAB
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"___ Camera" : IAMA
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___ Stripes : STARSAND
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Farmer's spot : DELL
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Enlarge : EXTEND
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Phooey! : PAH
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Child's game : TAG
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Exude : EMIT
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Yon's companion : HITHER
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Pepsin, for one : ENZYME
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Reach : ATTAIN
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Soup favorite : NOODLE
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Beetle : DOR
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Frolic : PLAY
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Cheese : EDAM
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Antitoxins : SERA
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Snare : WEB
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Tokyo of old : EDO
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Candlenut tree : AMA
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Drowse : NAP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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