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New York Times, Friday, May 18, 1973

Author:
Brian G. Tyler
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Brian G. Tyler has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,679
Across
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Persians and Siamese : CATS
5
Savory : SAPID
10
Italian city : ASTI
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Opera feature : ARIA
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Annoy : TEASE
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Hog's relative : BOAR
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Ship : SEND
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Capri and Wight : ISLES
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Distinctive quality : AURA
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Composer's childhood game, maybe : HAYDNGOSEEK
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Drunkard : SOT
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Like some mashed potatoes : LUMPY
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Pertain : RELATE
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Greek goddess : ATHENA
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Precipitous : STEEP
31
Agency of the 30's : NRA
32
Hillside : SLOPE
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O. T. book : NAHUM
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Incline : TEND
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Civil War initials : GAR
41
Prefix for cast or head : FORE
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Auto : SEDAN
44
Wield : EXERT
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Zero : NIL
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Deteriorate : ERODE
50
Appraise : ASSESS
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Waver : FALTER
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Turkish emir : OSMAN
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Vestment : ALB
57
Suggested costs for Franz : LISZTPRICES
62
Objective : GOAL
64
Roman goddess : FLORA
65
Glen : VALE
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Concerning : INRE
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Purport : TENOR
68
Iroquoian : ERIE
69
___ ce pas? : NEST
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Cleaned : SWEPT
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Vault : LEAP
Down
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Carry's partner : CASH
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Kind of code : AREA
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Minute : TINY
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Encumber : SADDLE
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Of a mark of shame : STIGMAL
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Fabulist : AESOP
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Partner of walsy : PALSY
8
Words of understanding : ISEE
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Painted, for one : DESERT
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Arab garment : ABA
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Large tuba : SOUSAPHONE
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Fortunetelling card : TAROT
13
Incensed : IRATE
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Convent dwellers : NUNS
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Trenchant : KEEN
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Feature of some tables : LEAF
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Carpenter and red : ANTS
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Brooklyn growth : TREE
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Musical steering gear : HANDELBARS
30
Withered : SERE
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Curved molding : OGEE
34
___ vobiscum : PAX
36
Popular author : URIS
37
Ott and Allen : MELS
39
Missile : DART
43
Seasonal tune : NOEL
45
Fortification : RAMPART
46
Peter, for one : TSAR
49
Wanders : DRIFTS
51
Whine : SNIVEL
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Dickens character : FAGIN
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Solitary : ALONE
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Refreshing air : OZONE
55
Barber's implement : STROP
58
Did in : SLEW
59
Relief org. : CARE
60
Pen name : ELIA
61
Ooze : SEEP
63
Tennis term : LET

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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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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