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New York Times, Monday, April 16, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,647

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Dried orchid tubers : SALEP
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Singer Ed : AMES
10
Arrived : CAME
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Prepare, in Pamplona : AVIAR
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Japanese leader : SATO
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Tentmaker : OMAR
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Proof entry : CORRECTION
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Cloth fiber : NOIL
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"___ for the money" : ONE
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Carnelian : SARD
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Arrival-board notation : ONTIME
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Game fish : CERO
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Steadfast : TRUE
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Flaxen-haired : BLOND
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Metal eyelets : GROMMETS
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Lighter necessity : FLINT
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Half a tropical hummingbird : FROU
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Type of school : PREP
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Do a bank job : LEND
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Coal, gas and oil : FUELS
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Arrival-board notation : LATE
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Malicious ensign : IAGO
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Donkey, in Darmstadt : ESEL
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Cats: Sp. : GATOS
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Impresario : PROMOTER
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Instigate : SETON
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___ of Pines : ISLE
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Opposite of wax : WANE
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Quickly : PRONTO
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Carry on : WAGE
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Letter : CEE
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Hook money : LARI
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Standards : CRITERIONS
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Indic language : URDU
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U. S. writer Peter B. : KYNE
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Set apart : ALLOT
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Branch of math: Abbr. : GEOM
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Tea-leaf reader : SEER
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Let : LEASE
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River of Maine : SACO
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River of the Bard : AVON
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Money in Milan : LIRE
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Projection : EAR
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Gift : PRESENT
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N. L. player : ASTRO
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Marian, for one : MAID
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Eisenhower's command : ETO
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Resonant : SONOROUS
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Practice Zen : CONTEMPLATE
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Mine: Fr. : AMOI
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Disfigure : MAIM
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Gardner : ERLE
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Sports program : CARD
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Bible book: Abbr. : NUM
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Type of apartment : CONDOMINIUM
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Fish for pike : TROLL
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Dim : BLEAR
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Jargon : LINGO
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Garson : GREER
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Muse of poetry : ERATO
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Wyoming range : TETON
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Goddess of hope : SPES
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Wilson : FLIP
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Signal flare : FUSEE
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Parts of horses' legs : FETLOCKS
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Prevalent : GENERAL
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Kiln: Var. : OST
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Desert growth : SAGE
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Oasis specialty : WATER
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Decrepit horse : PLUG
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Unusual : RARE
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Church calendar : ORDO
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Port, for one : WINE
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Soft drink : COLA
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Genesis name : ENOS
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Italian name : ESTE
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Kind of bread : RYE
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___ de France : ILE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 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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