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New York Times, Wednesday, April 25, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,656

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Across
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Singer Paul : ANKA
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Places for crow's nests : MASTS
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Hide-and-___ : SEEK
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Conceal : VEIL
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Yellow pigment : OCHRE
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Escutcheon border : ORLE
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Newt: Var. : EVET
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Characteristic : TRAIT
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Duckling or American : UGLY
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Advice to Roman shoppers : CAVEATEMPTOR
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Spanish rivers : RIOS
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Brightest star in a group : LUCIDA
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Glossy surfaces : SHEENS
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Godchildren : PROTEGES
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Podge's partner : HODGE
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"The Ghost and Mrs. ___" : MUIR
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Kiln : OST
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Danish resort : ROMO
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Out of ___ : SORTS
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Cantata part : ARIA
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Japanese herb : UDO
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Guilty, for one : PLEA
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Disdain : SCORN
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In good faith : BONAFIDE
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Cheered : ROOTED
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Like brides' biscuits : SODDEN
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Oner : LULU
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Julius Caesar's trio : VENIVIDIVICI
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"Of ___ I sing" : THEE
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Vapid : INANE
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Do newspaper work : EDIT
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Draw a salary : EARN
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Snoops : NOSES
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Rank high : RATE
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Give forth : EMIT
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Cary or U. S. : GRANT
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Pour : TEEM
Down
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With, in Paris : AVEC
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Russian river : NEVA
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Ukrainian capital : KIEV
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Other self : ALTEREGO
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Maxims : MOTTOS
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Character in "The Rivals" : ACRES
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Ersatz : SHAM
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Stumble : TRIP
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Property disposers, in law : SETTLORS
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Michener title, with "The" : SOURCE
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Energy unit : ERG
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Building wing : ELL
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Anthem name : KEY
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Elder: Fr. : AINE
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Excluded : OUT
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Luzon native : IGOROT
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Yen : DESIRE
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Take ___ (be firm) : ASTAND
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Rosebushes, e.g. : SHRUBS
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Jinx : HOODOO
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Writer Rostand : EDMOND
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Thick soup : PUREE
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Hayworth : RITA
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Shape : MOLD
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Spider's work : SPINNING
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Under cover: Fr. : ACOUVERT
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Musical renditions : SOLI
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Time before Christmas : ADVENT
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Honorarium : FEE
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Most uncivil : RUDEST
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Fine writing paper : LINEN
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"Shall we stay ___ go out?" : INOR
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Ducts, in biology : VASA
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Zoological suffix : IDAE
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Summon : CITE
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News paragraph : ITEM
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To a ___ : TEE
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Radio operator : HAM
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Silkworm : ERI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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