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New York Times, Tuesday, April 17, 1973

35-Down : Branch off

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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R
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A
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F
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T
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I
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G
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O
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R
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K
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P
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S
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A
B
L
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C
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Y
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K
N
A
P
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J
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D
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F
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C
A
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E
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A
T
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M
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S
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P
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C
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A
M
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R
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W
H
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L
K
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R
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E
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G
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D
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M
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K
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S
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I
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R
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T
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R
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N
I
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B
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M
O
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S
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D
R
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N
K
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B
A
N
E
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A
L
L
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L
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O
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S
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D
A
C
C
A
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A
L
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L
U
V
I
A
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T
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S
K
E
R
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O
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T
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S
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L
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C
K
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H
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A
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R
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M
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M
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P
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O
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M
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E
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G
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R
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M
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K
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M
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E
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O
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G
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P
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M
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S
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,648
Across
1
Transit for Heyerdahl : RAFT
5
Opera prince : IGOR
9
Army scullions : KPS
12
Up to : ABLE
13
New York island : CONEY
15
Type of sack : KNAP
16
Washington strait : JUANDEFUCA
18
Shamrock land : EIRE
19
Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
20
One of a radio pair : AMOS
21
Coin : SPECIE
23
New World: Abbr. : AMER
24
Marine snail : WHELK
25
District : REGION
28
Napkin materials : DAMASKS
30
Bury : INURN
31
Japheth's son : TIRAS
32
Penpoint : NIB
34
Months, in Paris : MOIS
35
Toped : DRANK
36
Spoiler : BANE
37
Love's conquest : ALL
38
Columbia players : LIONS
39
Bangladesh city : DACCA
40
River deposits : ALLUVIA
42
Wild boar : TUSKER
43
English impostor : OATES
44
Wrestling hold : LOCK
45
Mad one : HATTER
47
Family member : MAMA
48
Dog, for short : POM
51
Adams : EDIE
52
Cats : GRIMALKINS
55
Irish Sea people : MANX
56
___ home (dine in) : EATAT
57
Western state: Abbr. : OREG
58
Before: Prefix : PRE
59
Prefix for potamia : MESO
60
Variety : SORT
Down
1
Indian leader : RAJA
2
Border on : ABUT
3
Like the pre-Columbus world : FLAT
4
Decimal number : TEN
5
Victims of an electric appliance : ICEMEN
6
___ broke : GOFOR
7
Burden : ONUS
8
Part of R. and R., for short : REC
9
Item for a whatnot : KNICKKNACK
10
Equal: Prefix : PARI
11
Graf ___ : SPEE
14
Moslem veil : YASHMAK
15
Ship parts : KEELS
17
Chum of Pythias : DAMON
22
Side dish : PEAS
23
Affectations : AIRS
24
Gives notice : WARNS
25
Terza ___ : RIMA
26
A-bomber ___ Gay : ENOLA
27
Sydney Carton's choice : GUILLOTINE
28
Miss Ross : DIANA
29
Subsequently : SINCE
31
Three, in Paris : TROIS
33
Wall St. animal : BEAR
35
Branch off : DIVERGE
36
Enjoy the sun : BASK
38
Bard's instrument : LUTE
39
Of a nobleman : DUCAL
41
Rubber base : LATEX
42
Lettuce's friend : TOMATO
44
Asian priests : LAMAS
45
Rope fiber : HEMP
46
Jewish month : ADAR
47
Tiny insect : MITE
48
Pueblo Indian : PIRO
49
Outstanding person : ONER
50
Noncom: Abbr. : MSGT
53
Aries : RAM
54
Ring outcomes : KOS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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