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GETTING THROUGH

New York Times, Sunday, April 29, 1973

Author:
Joseph LaFauci
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 528 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 103, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Joseph LaFauci has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,660
Across
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Summit : ACME
5
Like some sopranos : FLAT
9
Winery refuse : MARC
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Festive : GALA
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Eat like Li'l Abner : CHOMP
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River of Italy : RENO
20
Inter ___ : ALIA
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Corroded : EATEN
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Trade observations : HAVEALITTLETALK
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Viewpoint : SLANT
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"___ Tu?" (aria) : ERI
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Do ushering : SEAT
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Menu listing : ENTREE
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Pronunciation mark : TILDE
30
Come-on ad : TEASER
32
French cheese : BRIE
33
Italian Paul : PAOLO
35
Del ___, Calif. : MAR
36
Prod : GOAD
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D'Annunzio's "___ da Rimini" : FRANCESCA
41
Expectant : AGOG
43
For fear that : LEST
44
Tuscan city : SIENA
45
Sandy ridges : OSAR
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Labored in vain : SPOKETOTHEWINDS
49
Ziegfeld : FLO
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Cornfield sound : CAW
51
Cartoonist Gardner : REA
52
Contemptible one : HEEL
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Easy winner : SHOOIN
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Litmus-paper ritual : ACIDTEST
59
Indeed, of old : MARRY
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Spree : TEAR
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Election-night data : RETURNS
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"Paris Bound" playwright : BARRY
63
Partial : HALFWAY
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Observe : HEED
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Rigatoni : PASTA
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Winter facial woe : COLDSORE
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Fur garments : STOLES
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Voice : ALTO
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Macaw : ARA
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Inlet : RIA
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Brooklyn campus : LIU
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Polite words for shut up : SILENCEISGOLDEN
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Wall pier : ANTA
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Meaning : TENOR
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River to the Moselle : ORNE
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TV role : NESS
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Big Sur locale : WESTCOAST
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Parisian friend : AMIE
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Japanese coin : SEN
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German river : ALLER
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Of a chemical compound : AMIC
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Certify : ATTEST
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Cottonmouths' milieu : BAYOU
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Like Satan's hoof : CLOVEN
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Asian range : ALAI
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Peach part : PIT
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Greek poet of legend : ARION
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Equipped for indiscretion : HAVINGABIGMOUTH
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Bitter herb : TANSY
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Corrupt : EVIL
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Shower décor : TILE
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U. S. inventor : EARLE
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Advantage : EDGE
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Ukrainian body : RADA
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Presage : OMEN
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Patella, etc. : KNEE
Down
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Be distressed : ACHE
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Pie or fever : CHART
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Film : MOVIE
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Uncle, in Scotland : EME
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Tuck, for one : FRIAR
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Riga native : LETT
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Formic-acid source : ANT
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Put up with : TOLERATE
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Dull finish : MATTE
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Winglike : ALAR
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Ruffle : RILE
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Baking needs : CAKEPANS
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Famous Pisan : GALILEO
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In need of a dictionary : ATALOSSFORWORDS
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Word with an ear : LEND
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Poker term : ANTE
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Northwest, for one : PASSAGE
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Early sword : ESTOC
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Goatish look : LEER
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Arthurian lady : ENID
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Berserk : AMOK
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Twaddle! : BOSH
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Santa ___ : ANA
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Influence : GETAT
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Sunday best : FINERY
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With flaming color : REDLY
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Colombian city : CALI
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Schönberg's "Moses und ___" : ARON
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Speedily : APACE
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Exit mum : GOWITHOUTSAYING
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Loamy deposit : LOESS
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Madre or Nevada : SIERRA
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Blemish : SCAR
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Tendencies : TRENDS
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Writer Edith : WHARTON
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German prison camp : STALAG
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Clutched : HELD
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Clods : OAFS
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Dawn affair : DUEL
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Corner : TREE
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Ibsen's builder : MASTER
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Vote : BALLOT
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___ around : HORSE
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Ram of the sky : ARIES
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Lamb : YEAN
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Great care : PAINS
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"Alfie" star : CAINE
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Cabbage dish : SLAW
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Prong : TINE
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Customs man, at times : SEARCHER
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Awakening : COMINGTO
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Swedish saint : ERIC
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Quondam : ONETIME
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Unaspirated : LENE
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___ ends : ATLOOSE
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Shoe part : TOE
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French lace : CLUNY
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Egyptian deity : AMEN
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Party single : STAG
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St. Theresa's birthplace : AVILA
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Immigrant : ALIEN
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Reject : SPURN
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Championship : TITLE
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Moderate : BATE
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Rumanian city : ARAD
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Etna's output : LAVA
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Augustan Age poet : OVID
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Up to : ABLE
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Quaker's pronoun : THEE
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Sharpshooter's forte : AIM
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Encina : OAK

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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