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New York Times, Tuesday, February 13, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,585
Across
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___ majesty : LESE
5
Capon : FOWL
9
"R.U.R." author : CAPEK
14
Valhalla's lord : ODIN
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Et ___ : ALII
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Unique : ALONE
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Intensify : AGGRAVATE
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Like some complexions : PASTY
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Con Ed installation : DYNAMO
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U. S. agency : HUD
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H'ways : RTES
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Film great : GARBO
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Tamiroff : AKIM
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Kavalier or crantz : ROSEN
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Put headings on mss. : RUBRICATE
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At all : ANY
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Jargon : PATOIS
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Goldwyn : SAM
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Pow! : BAM
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Frère ___ : JACQUES
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Spasm : TIC
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Draw a bead : AIM
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Sequentially : INTURN
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Chemical ending : ENE
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Frameworks : TRELLISES
46
Numeral : THREE
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Soapstone : TALC
49
Musical transition : SEGUE
51
Irrational root : SURD
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Implant : SET
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Congenital : INNATE
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Napoleon, for one : EXILE
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Red wine : ZINFANDEL
63
Defraud : COZEN
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Beat badly : ROUT
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Coupé : AUTO
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Lock of hair : TRESS
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Formicary denizens : ANTS
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Made out : SEEN
Down
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Pile on : LOAD
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Uptight : EDGY
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Autograph : SIGN
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Madden : ENRAGE
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Treat gently : FAVOR
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Ending with cup or pay : OLA
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Doubtless : WITHOUTQUESTION
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Stead : LIEU
9
Kind of pistol : CAP
10
Visigoth king : ALARIC
11
U. S. mail V.I.P. : POSTMASTER
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Grafted, in heraldry : ENTE
13
Largo and West : KEYS
18
To ___ (unanimously) : AMAN
22
Gulf off Panama : DARIEN
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Leaves : BRACTS
27
Candy piece : KISS
28
City of Morocco : RABAT
29
Walking ___ : ONAIR
30
Balance the proportions : SYMMETRIZE
32
Stock exchange : BOURSE
33
French historian : TAINE
34
Man at the mike : EMCEE
36
Stampedes : PANICS
39
Jack's friend : JILL
45
Tureen adjuncts : LADLES
46
Bluefin : TUNA
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Hair dyes : HENNAS
50
Talents : GIFTS
51
Faction : SECT
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Poppaea, e.g. : UXOR
54
Pound of poetry : EZRA
56
Together, in music : ADUE
57
Head: Fr. : TETE
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N. C. college : ELON
60
Naval off. : ENS
62
Brazil : NUT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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