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New York Times, Thursday, February 15, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,587
Across
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Rapscallion : SCAMP
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Parent : MAMA
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Trotsky : LEON
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British composer : ELGAR
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Have ___ with : ANIN
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___ of Cleves : ANNE
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Appeasement : PEACEATANYPRICE
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Sub's weapon: Abbr. : TOR
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Likewise : DITTO
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Abacus, e.g. : ADDER
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Part of T.L.C. : CARE
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Paddy's product : RICE
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Envoy : LEGATE
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Footnote reference : ASTERISK
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Hill, in Spain : OTERO
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Chill : AGUE
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We, in Italy : NOI
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Satisfied-buyer's words : THEPRICEISRIGHT
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Thy, in France : TES
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Spanish painter : SERT
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Apportion : ALLOT
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Earth and air : ELEMENTS
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Candy : SWEETS
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___-crafty : ARTY
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Kinsmen : SIBS
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Put up with : ABIDE
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Game of chance : LOTTO
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Brownies' org, : GSA
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Kreisler composition : CAPRICEVIENNOIS
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Heavenly dipper : URSA
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___ uproar : INAN
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Hardwood tree : EBONY
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Desserts : PIES
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Prehistoric ax : CELT
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Creator of Friday : DEFOE
Down
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Before Oct. : SEPT
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Caesar's girl friend : CLEO
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Medium for germs : AGAR
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Name for a cabdriver : MAC
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Shark or sharpie : PREDATOR
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Opposite of glossy : MATTE
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Med. course : ANAT
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Clubs or diamonds : MINORSUIT
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At all : ANY
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Pantry : LARDER
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Geraint's wife : ENID
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___ over lightly : ONCE
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No time for poets : NEER
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French river : AIRE
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N.Y.C. college : PACE
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Cavil : CARP
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Residents: Suffix : ITES
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Lehmann : LOTTE
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Merman : ETHEL
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Silly creatures : GEESE
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Charcoal and time : AGERS
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Fireplace : INGLE
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Not ___ (mediocre) : SOHOT
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Saint ___, B.W.I. : KITTS
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Illuminant gas : ACETYLENE
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Common contraction : ISNT
38
Gaunt : RAWBONED
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Bodies of land: Fr. : ILES
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Indian cloth : MADRAS
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"Able was I ___ . . . " : EREI
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Place : SITE
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Limitation : STINT
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" . . . ___ o' kindness" : ACUP
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Italian port : BARI
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___ dixit : IPSE
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Racetrack : OVAL
54
Boo-boo : GOOF
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Asian prefix : SINO
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"___ sow . . . " : ASYE
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Head man: Abbr. : CIC
59
Compass point : NBE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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