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New York Times, Monday, April 23, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,654
Across
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Spring school event : PROM
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Adjective suffix : ICAL
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Bridge or poker : GAME
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Hurdy-gurdy : ROTA
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Parcel out : DOLE
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N. Y. city : UTICA
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Island in Taiwan Strait : AMOY
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Uncalled-for burden : IMPOSITION
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Like the Mariana Trench : DEEP
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Brit. decorations : OMS
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___ million : ONEINA
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Greek mountain : OSSA
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U. S. agents : GMEN
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Marquand's George and others : APLEYS
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Awkward : UNADEPT
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"Blessed are the ___ heart" : PUREIN
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School occasion : CLASSDAY
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___ Baba : ALI
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Gap : CHASM
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Shetland viol : GUE
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Cosmetics : MASCARAS
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Slanted surfaces : BEVELS
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Research group : SEMINAR
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Small rodents : MURIDS
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Swift: Fr. : VITE
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Spread : OLEO
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St. Francis's birthplace : ASSISI
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Hawaiian dish : POI
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Dilatory : LATE
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Some hobbyists : COLLECTORS
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Welsh name : EVAN
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Picture-taker's word : SMILE
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Dill : ANET
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Following : NEXT
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Terrapin subfamily : EMYD
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Holzman and Grange : REDS
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Beethoven's "Archduke," e.g. : TRIO
Down
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Horse, in Australia : PRAD
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It burned to music : ROME
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U. S. Indian : OTOE
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Spring symbol : MAYPOLE
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Peculiar : IDIOSYNCRATIC
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Pauses : COMMAS
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High peaks : ALPS
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Papal name : LEO
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Old English coins : GUINEAS
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Gives heed to : ATTENDS
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Date in 11th century : MIII
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School subject: Abbr. : ECON
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Collection of sayings : ANA
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Lady Macbeth and others : SOMNAMBULISTS
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Italian six : SEI
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Persian roses : GULS
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Large rooms : AULAE
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Light refractor : PRISM
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Moved gradually : EDGED
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Revere and others : PAULS
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Spar chains : TYES
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Jacks of clubs : PAMS
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Instance, in Paris : CAS
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Hounds' quarry : HARE
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In a polite way : CIVILLY
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Medicinal plant : ANISEED
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Poetic word : ERE
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Intense : VIOLENT
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Anchored : MOORED
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Elec. currents : ACS
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"___ Enchanted Evening" : SOME
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Kind of pickings : SLIM
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Corn bread : PONE
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Declare : AVER
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Street sight : TAXI
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Within: Prefix : ENTO
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Gob : TAR

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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