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New York Times, Thursday, March 1, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { F J X Y }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,601
Across
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Exist : ARE
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Roomier : AMPLER
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Bits of info : ANA
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Arctic sight : BERG
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Fly, in Italy : VOLARE
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Soft shoe, for short : MOC
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Equal : EVEN
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Ephemeral : EVANESCENT
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Stall for time : TEMPORIZE
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Avid reader : PORER
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Prefix for pod or angle : TRI
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Sailing : ASEA
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Get there : ARRIVE
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Land holdings : ESTATES
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Charming and Charles : PRINCES
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Film part : REEL
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Unmusical anatomy : TINEARS
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Bawdy : LEWD
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Starchy foodstuff : SAGO
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Golf club : BRASSIE
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Consumer : USER
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Pasture grasses : REDTOPS
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Prickly plant : THISTLE
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Modernize : UPDATE
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___ Shan (Asian range) : TIAN
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Serling : ROD
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Type: Fr. : SORTE
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Window-display item : MANNEQUIN
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Oddballs : QUEERDUCKS
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Brink : EDGE
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Us, in Leipzig : UNS
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Shoe lining : INSOLE
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Iniquitous places : DENS
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Sullivan and Wynn : EDS
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Village in Flanders : CASSEL
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"___ Girls" : LES
Down
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Build ___ mousetrap : ABETTER
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Auto gear : REVERSE
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Recluse : EREMITE
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Against : AVERSE
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Films : MOVIES
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"___ Suite" : PLAZA
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Highway division : LANE
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Poetic word : ERE
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Fix the sofa : RESPRING
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Vespucci's namesake : AMERICA
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"Pinafore" refrain : NONEVER
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Cast member : ACTRESS
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Economic yardstick: Abbr. : GNP
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Horny : CORNEOUS
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Kind of meal or cake : OAT
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Diva's output : ARIA
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Regional, as in sports : ALLSTATE
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J.F.K. boats : PTS
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Abstruse : ESOTERIC
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Dry the dishes : WIPE
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___ Moines : DES
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Abrupt : BRUSQUE
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Hit again : REPOUND
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Speech : ADDRESS
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Pastry : STRUDEL
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Remote: Fr. : ELOIGNE
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Sign of embarrassment : REDNESS
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Bell sound : TINKLE
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Gretel's brother : HANSEL
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Suffix with glass or opal : INE
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Tortillas : TACOS
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Rumple : MUSS
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Math initials : QED
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Nucleic acid : DNA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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