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New York Times, Wednesday, April 4, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,635
Across
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Marx instrument : HARP
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Mennonites : AMISH
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Part of q. v. : QUOD
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Mischa of films : AUER
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Conductor's concern : TEMPO
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Wavy, in heraldry : UNDE
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Donnybrook : FREEFORALL
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Object of worship : ICON
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Cosmetic item : TALCUM
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Army, Navy, etc. : MILITARY
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Early Greenlander : ERIC
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Wrongful act : TORT
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Kind of fish : TROPICAL
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Boll's nemesis : WEEVIL
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Terre ___ : HAUTE
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Ill temper : BILE
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Advice, old style : REDE
38
Caucasic language : UDI
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Abate : SUBSIDE
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Calendar heading: Abbr. : DEC
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Cuban snake : MAJA
45
Yarn count : TYPP
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Dicken's Heep : URIAH
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Cook, as meat : BRAISE
50
Air hole : SPIRACLE
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Also-___ (losers) : RANS
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Mythical Norse giant : YMER
55
Putative : SUPPOSED
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Hand on hip : AKIMBO
63
Malay canoe: Var. : PRAO
64
Crop-producing aid : IRRIGATION
66
Where Archangel is : USSR
67
Cum ___ : LAUDE
68
Indigo : ANIL
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Tweed critic : NAST
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Renaissance robe : SIMAR
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Like a quidnunc : NOSY
Down
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Handle : HAFT
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Subtle overtone : AURA
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Highland or Virginia : REEL
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Maxim : PRECEPT
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Part of A.E.C. : ATOMIC
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Suffix for poly or iso : MER
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Moslem priest : IMAM
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Schism : SPLIT
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Concave : HOLLOWED
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Coward : QUITTER
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Eighth note, in music : UNCA
12
Fume : ODOR
13
Refuse : DENY
18
Avenging spirits : FURIES
22
Hibernia: Abbr. : IRE
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Man with a meter : CABBY
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Hitchhiking aid : THUMB
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Electronic device : RADAR
28
Kind of board : OUIJA
29
Speech defects : LISPS
31
Hindu Sanskrit : VEDIC
32
Perfect : IDEAL
33
Milk: Sp. : LECHE
36
Durocher : LIPPY
40
Tableware : UTENSILS
41
Archimedes's cry : EUREKA
44
Hailey novel : AIRPORT
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River in N. J. : RARITAN
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___ Paulo : SAO
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One who portrays vividly : IMAGER
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Caravansary : SERAI
55
Whirled : SPUN
56
Dipper of sky : URSA
57
Brenner ___ : PASS
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Tabor : DRUM
60
Japanese cape : MINO
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___ de Boulogne : BOIS
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Just : ONLY
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Sen. Church's state: Abbr. : IDA

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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