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New York Times, Monday, February 5, 1973

Author:
Brian G. Tyler
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Brian G. Tyler has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,577

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Box : SPAR
5
Do in : SLAY
9
Box-score entries : RBIS
13
Congressional employe : PAGE
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Improved one's muscles : TONED
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Otherwise : ELSE
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G.I. orgs. : USOS
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___-Japanese War : RUSSO
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Peary's goal : POLE
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Residence of a sort : DOGHOUSE
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Storekeeper : GROCER
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Sea eagle : ERNE
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Middle and Dark : AGES
26
Fairway feature : DOGLEG
29
Shamrock and others : CLOVERS
32
Overdue soldiers : AWOLS
33
Coin of Denmark : KRONE
34
Greek letter : ETA
36
Certain voters: Abbr. : INDS
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Blackmore girl : DOONE
38
Rain or gum : DROP
39
"___ Misérables" : LES
40
Touch, for one : SENSE
41
France's longest river : LOIRE
42
Certain labels : DOGTAGS
44
Stubborn : DOGGED
45
Something often put on : AIRS
46
Blunder : GOOF
47
French author : SARTRE
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Exhausted : DOGTIRED
54
Oriental nurse : AMAH
55
English county : SHIRE
57
Item on the Beaufort Scale : GALE
58
Father : SIRE
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Pacific island group : TONGA
60
Matter, in philosophy : HYLE
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Attend : HEAR
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Equal : PEER
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Peter, for one : TSAR
Down
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Potato : SPUD
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El ___ : PASO
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Eager : AGOG
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Bombards anew : RESHELLS
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Equipped a guitar : STRUNG
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Despicable one : LOUSE
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Handle: Fr. : ANSE
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One kind of man : YES
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Rest : REPOSE
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Political unit : BLOC
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Emerald ___ : ISLE
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Prophet : SEER
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Exclamation : DOGGONE
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Minerals : ORES
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Dream: Fr. : REVE
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Solitary : ALONE
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Irish chamber : DAIL
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___ up (admitted) : OWNED
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"___ loved the world . . . " : GODSO
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Word with fire or word : CROSS
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Outfit again, as a ship : RERIG
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Stock : STORE
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Certain King and others : KONGS
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Imitated : APED
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Most cherished : DEAREST
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Von Richthofen activity : DOGFIGHT
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Mix : STIR
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Spoils : LOOT
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Collect : GATHER
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Sign of a well-used book : DOGEAR
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Chasm : GORGE
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Window part : SASH
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Friend: Fr. : AMIE
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___ avis : RARA
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Eat : DINE
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Beams : RAYS
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Miss Fitzgerald : ELLA
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Hart : DEER
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Short trip : HOP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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