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New York Times, Monday, March 19, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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S
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P
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O
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T
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S
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I
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P
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S
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O
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P
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E
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P
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C
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R
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N
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A
V
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W
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O
C
A
L
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T
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G
R
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P
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H
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O
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S
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V
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C
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H
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O
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P
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H
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G
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R
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A
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P
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H
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S
C
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P
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E
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O
P
T
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N
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H
U
A
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T
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L
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V
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I
S
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O
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N
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D
I
R
T
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O
V
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U
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N
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U
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P
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T
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A
K
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O
L
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M
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C
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A
B
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R
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M
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P
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C
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C
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S
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E
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V
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S
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B
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S
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,619
Across
1
Leopard’s pride : SPOTS
6
___ jure : IPSO
10
Liveliness : PEP
13
Proofreader’s mark : CARET
14
Cafe-sign gas : NEON
15
Acknowledge : AVOW
17
Florida city : OCALA
18
Morse’s child : TELEGRAPH
20
Bell’s child : TELEPHONE
22
Do ___ : ORDIE
23
Side dish : SLAW
24
Concur : ASSENT
25
Alto, bass, etc. : VOICES
28
Pueblo Indian : HOPI
30
Within: Prefix : ENTO
31
Edison’s child : PHONOGRAPH
37
Land or sea vista : SCAPE
39
Choose : OPT
40
Mexican Indian : NAHUA
41
Zworykin’s field : TELEVISION
44
Kind of cheap : DIRT
45
Baker’s need : OVEN
46
Amalgamates : UNITES
48
Comprehension : UPTAKE
52
Mixture : OLIO
53
Nickname for a big man : MOOSE
54
Overseas message : CABLEGRAM
59
View-finder for Rickover : PERISCOPE
61
Stretch one’s neck : CRANE
62
Kind of poker : STUD
63
Island off China : AMOY
64
Gable parts : EAVES
65
Direction: Abbr. : SSE
66
Foundations : BEDS
67
Mergansers : SMEWS
Down
1
Rob Roy, e.g. : SCOT
2
Set the tempo : PACE
3
Kind of assignment : ORAL
4
Galileo’s child : TELESCOPE
5
Paper clip’s relative : STAPLE
6
Under guidance : INTOW
7
Hammer end : PEEN
8
Shoe part : SOLE
9
Undivided : ONE
10
Catherine and family : PARRS
11
Get around : EVADE
12
Make an impromptu entrance : POPIN
16
Stimulate : WHET
19
Green light : GOSIGN
21
Fastener : HASP
24
Service address: Abbr. : APO
25
Endow : VEST
26
Fairy-tale opening : ONCE
27
Kind of type: Abbr. : ITAL
28
Invitation from a motorist : HOPIN
29
Aware of : ONTO
32
Water down : HOSE
33
Relative of 54 Across : RADIOGRAM
34
Make ___ with (impress) : AHIT
35
Unmixed : PURE
36
Hedda Hopper’s trademarks : HATS
38
Summons forth : EVOKES
42
“Now ___ seen everything” : IVE
43
Without value : NULL
47
Relatives : NIECES
48
Strike callers : UMPS
49
Certain writers : POETS
50
Convex molding : TORUS
51
Remark for the audience : ASIDE
52
Follows an order : OBEYS
54
___ a cropper : COME
55
Footless animal : APOD
56
Good review : RAVE
57
Over : ANEW
58
Jumble : MESS
60
Truck part : CAB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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