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New York Times, Thursday, May 3, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,664
Across
1
Rebound : CAROM
6
Minnesota name : FATS
10
Scheme : PLAN
14
Ring : ARENA
15
Feast : LUAU
16
Branches : RAMI
17
Word with life or string : SAVER
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At one's pleasure : ADLIBITUM
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Strenuous : ENERGETIC
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Partner of a miss : AMILE
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Christiania : OSLO
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Does carpentry : PLANES
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Quick with the bon mot : WITTY
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Fish : EEL
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Bottle : CARAFE
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Kind of relative : MATERNAL
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Mature insect : IMAGO
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Tune : AIR
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Opera-box wear : TIARA
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Adversary : OPPONENT
40
Allows : ADMITS
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Explosive : TNT
42
Madame de ___ : STAEL
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Brownish grays : TAUPES
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"It might have ___" : BEEN
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Vex : ANNOY
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Maurice, Pierre et al. : FRENCHMEN
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Deb's activity : COMINGOUT
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___ cologne : EAUDE
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March 15 : IDES
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Pledge : OATH
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Formalities : RITES
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Head, in Paris : TETE
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Part song : GLEE
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Viewpoint : SLANT
Down
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Etui : CASE
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Islands off Galway : ARAN
3
French dream : REVE
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Outstanding thing : ONER
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Ballerina : MARGOTFONTEYN
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Unmistakably : FLATLY
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TV part : AUDIO
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Soft mineral : TALC
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___ generis : SUI
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Bandleader Louis : PRIMA
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Quarter of Paris : LATIN
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Stubborn as ___ : AMULE
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City of France : NIMES
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Nijinsky and Markova : BALLETDANCERS
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This: Sp. : ESTE
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Cosset : PET
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Work on Xmas presents : WRAP
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False friend of drama : IAGO
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Spike : EAR
28
Labor initials : CIO
29
Elec. unit : AMP
30
With: Ger. : MIT
31
Ice coating : RIME
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Make fast : NAIL
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"___ is long . . . " : ART
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Spanish article : LAS
36
Insect : ANT
39
Abstract being : ENS
40
Solar disk : ATEN
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Become agitated : SEETHE
43
Implied : TACIT
44
Positive terminal : ANODE
45
Not yet considered : UNMET
46
Assurance : POISE
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"Et tu, ___" : BRUTE
49
Young horse : FOAL
50
Call a cab : HAIL
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Change, in music : MUTA
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Anthony : EDEN
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Retreat : NEST
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___ and Magog : GOG

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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