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New York Times, Friday, March 30, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,630
Across
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Asian sheep : SHAS
5
Cowboy : ROPER
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Perry : COMO
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Tropical balsam : TOLU
15
Cape of Antarctica : ADARE
16
Way off : AFAR
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Mischa or Leopold : AUER
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Blue-jean material : DENIM
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___ and shine : RISE
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Title claimed by both N.Y.C. and Phila. : GRAFFITICAPITAL
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Bikini parts : BRAS
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Toff : NOB
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Native of Upolu : SAMOAN
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Work over : REDO
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Kitty : POT
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Site of ancient Troy : TROAS
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Fabled : LEGENDARY
36
Sikorsky : IGOR
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Diffident : TIMID
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Russian river : URAL
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Heavy : PONDEROUS
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Soap plant : AMOLE
42
English cathedral town : ELY
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Misdeeds : SINS
44
Ibsen’s Hedda : GABLER
45
Viper : ASP
46
Teasdale : SARA
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Outfielder Allen’s epithet for Philadelphia : ARMPITOFAMERICA
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Half-mask : LOUP
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Gentle as ___ : ALAMB
57
De ___ (too much) : TROP
58
Word with speed or house : FULL
59
Twangy : NASAL
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Caen’s river : ORNE
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Salt tree : ATLE
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___ nous : ENTRE
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American cartoonist : NAST
Down
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Game animal : STAG
2
Man of the ___ : HOUR
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Title for Athena : ALEA
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Oahu shore gear : SURFBOARD
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Arc of a circle : RADIAN
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U. S. dramatist : ODETS
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Polish title : PANI
8
Ambler : ERIC
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Held for trial : REMANDED
10
West Indies native : CARIB
11
“Think nothing ___” : OFIT
12
Tamale ingredient : MASA
13
Soviet city : OREL
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Angelico et al. : FRAS
22
Mastwood : POON
25
Plant stalk : STIPE
26
Crude tartar : ARGOL
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Dreamy : MOONY
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Mythical twin : REMUS
29
Shield : EGIS
30
Word of mouth : PAROL
31
Papal vestment : ORALE
32
U. S. President : TYLER
34
Symbol of Britain : LION
35
City on the Clyde : DUMBARTON
37
Plane-fuel additive : TRIPTANE
40
They, in Italy : ESSI
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Rhine tributary : AARE
44
Patronize a casino : GAMBLE
45
Mom’s kind of pie : APPLE
46
P. I. island : SAMAR
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Esparto grass : ALFA
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Defeat badly : ROUT
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Ponder, with “over” : MULL
50
Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
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Speedy : FAST
52
Babylonian war god : IRRA
53
Cheats : CONS
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In ___ (sulking) : APET

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 11 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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