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New York Times, Thursday, May 17, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { H Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 4 (2 double stacks), Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,678
Across
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Pokey : JAIL
5
___ States : PAPAL
10
Peruvian : INCA
14
Athletic juggernaut : ALLAMERICANTEAM
17
European area : BALKANPENINSULA
18
Lanchester : ELSA
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Delightful spot : EDEN
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Actress Debra : PAGET
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Ring setting : OPAL
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Macaw : ARARA
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Essential : VITAL
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Cheering word : OLE
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___ prius (writ) : NISI
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Sulky : MOROSE
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Cover : LID
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Quarter décor : AMERICANEAGLE
40
Harem room : ODA
41
Declaims : ORATES
42
Relative : AUNT
44
Blackbird : ANI
45
Where Mt. Snowdon is : WALES
46
Mary of films : ASTOR
47
Marshy tracts : FENS
49
Brain passages : ITERS
50
Melville novel : OMOO
54
Flying prefix : AERO
56
Excessive pressures : OVERINSISTENCES
63
King Philip et al. : AMERICANINDIANS
64
Tim : TINY
65
Sphere of conflict : ARENA
66
Church feature : APSE
Down
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Boxing blow : JAB
2
Winglike part : ALA
3
Kind of advised : ILL
4
U. S.–Canada divider : LAKEERIE
5
Indites : PENS
6
Harp, in Italy : ARPA
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Bakery item : PIE
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Ailment of youth : ACNE
9
Put down : LAID
10
"___ trouble at all" : ITSNO
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Recent, in Bonn : NEU
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Neighbor of Ore. : CAL
13
Candlenut tree : AMA
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Medit. island : MALTA
16
Compass point : NNE
20
Pastoral god : PAN
21
Cretan labyrinth girl : ARIADNE
22
Fuel conduit : GASMAIN
24
Corrupt : POLLUTE
25
Property transferrer : ALIENOR
26
Induced : LED
28
Outspoken : VOCAL
29
Seething : IRATE
30
Shades : TONES
31
"___ Death" : ASES
32
Meadow : LEA
35
Star in Cetus : MIRA
38
Fracas : ROW
39
City in N. C. : GASTONIA
40
Blockhead : OAF
43
Board officials: Abbr. : TRS
46
Ventilated : AIRED
48
Pitiful : SORRY
51
Roman 1,002 : MII
52
Weight unit of Portugal : ONCA
53
Glacial ridges : OSAR
54
"It's ___ to tell . . . " : ASIN
55
Sicily's peak : ETNA
56
Cereal grain : OAT
57
Lexington campus : VMI
58
Poetic word : EEN
59
Chemical suffix : INE
60
Headwear item : CAP
61
Printing measures : ENS
62
Direction: Abbr. : SSE

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