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New York Times, Wednesday, May 30, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J V X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,691
Across
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Boer assembly : RAAD
5
Second-stringer : SCRUB
10
Certain tone : DIAL
14
Hairdo : AFRO
15
Social asset : POISE
16
Earthen pot : OLLA
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Soft ___ : SELL
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Channel : INLET
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Perjuring one : LIAR
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Dragged out : PROLONGED
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___ Pigalle : PLACE
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Silly antics : APERY
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Pretenders : QUACKS
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Notched : SERRATE
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Mischa : AUER
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Conflict, as colors : CLASH
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Coat cloth : GABARDINE
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Nurse of myth : ABIA
36
Dali need : EASEL
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Meaning of vidi : ISAW
38
Miler Roger : BANNISTER
40
Grudge : SPITE
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Rx quantity : DOSE
42
Property broker : REALTOR
44
Gum : CHICLE
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Proportion : RATIO
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Eastern princess : RANEE
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Paper impression : WATERMARK
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Middle East name : EBAN
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Rock bottom : NADIR
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Succulent plant : ALOE
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Hair dye : TINT
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Gibson ingredient : ONION
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Sheepfold : COTE
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Vous ___ : ETES
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Roi's mate : REINE
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Taiwan money : YUAN
Down
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Grate : RASP
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Southwest wind : AFER
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Guthrie : ARLO
4
Certain monetary system : DOLLARSANDCENTS
5
Piano : SPINET
6
Gather : CONGREGATE
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Man of leisure : RILEY
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Took advantage of : USED
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Parlayed : BET
10
Kind of foreign policy : DOLLARDIPLOMACY
11
Word with sacro : ILIAC
12
Partner of alas : ALACK
13
Roman gods : LARES
21
Warm-sea fish : OPAH
22
Child: Lat. : PUER
24
Competent: Abbr. : QUAL
25
Aftermath of a scrape : SCAB
26
Island of exile : ELBA
27
Picnic spoiler : RAIN
28
Eccentricity : ABERRATION
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Peer Gynt's mother : ASE
32
"What time ___?" : ISIT
33
Defense acronym : NATO
34
Pitcher : EWER
36
___ est percipi : ESSE
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Captive of Hercules : IOLE
40
Serve, in Glasgow : SAIR
43
Everlasting, old style : ETERNE
44
Greek island : CRETE
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Force of ___ : HABIT
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Senseless : INANE
47
Arm bones : RADII
49
Peter out : WANE
50
Baseball's Felipe : ALOU
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Hurdy-gurdy : ROTA
52
Enthusiastic : KEEN
54
Correlative : NOR

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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