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New York Times, Friday, May 25, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,686

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Across
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Kind of face : RED
4
Headlight setting : DIM
7
Invincible ___ of 1588 : ARMADA
13
Sea off Australia : ARAFURA
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Entertained : TREATED
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White-sale time : JANUARY
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Compensation : REDRESS
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15 years before Hastings : MLI
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Language of settlers of Kent : JUTIC
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Kind of metal : BASE
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Heifer: Fr. : TAURE
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Firemen's need : HOSE
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River island : AIT
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"Jack Sprat could ___ fat" : EATNO
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Presley : ELVIS
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Digit : GREATTOE
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Foreigners : ALIENS
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Famous nude : SEPTEMBERMORN
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Coconut meats : COPRAS
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Leased again : RERENTED
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Iphigenia in ___ : AULIS
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Employer : HIRER
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Miner's quest : ORE
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Medical prefix : ATEL
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Buffalo Bill and family : CODYS
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Part of a church : APSE
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Danish island group : FAROE
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Even if, for short : THO
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Difficult : LABORED
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Treat like a V.I.P. : LIONIZE
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Baltimore nine : ORIOLES
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Enrolled : ENTERED
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Papyrus : BIBLOS
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___ of Aquarius : AGE
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Reply: Abbr. : ANS
Down
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Reign, in India : RAJ
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Time period : ERA
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Beard of Scouts : DAN
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Twofold : DUAL
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Annoys : IRRITATES
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Pole time : MAY
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Alpine ridge : ARETE
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Italian biologist : REDI
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Blustery comer-in : MARCHLION
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Goddess of strife : ATE
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___ Plaines : DES
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Newspaper items : ADS
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See red : FUME
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Cape Cod town : TRURO
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Summer V.I.P. : JUNEBRIDE
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In the ___ : BAG
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Ventilates : AIRSOUT
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Place for a bell : STEEPLE
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Particle : ATOM
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Tower above : OVERTOP
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Saints and ___ : SINNERS
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Kind of curve : ESS
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Miss Kett et al. : ETTAS
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Gantry : ELMER
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Seasonal sap : APRILFOOL
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Attracting attention : ARRESTING
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Weird: Var. : EERY
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U. S. agency : CAA
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Ruby of films : DEE
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Thugs : HOODS
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Amerinds : CREES
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Superlative : AONE
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Guthrie : ARLO
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French innkeeper : HOTE
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Tennis shot : LOB
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Onassis : ARI
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Lobster-eater's wear : BIB
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Meadow : LEA
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Gershwin : IRA
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___ buddhism : ZEN
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Sullivan and McMahon : EDS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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