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New York Times, Saturday, May 5, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,666
Across
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TV's Jack : PAAR
5
"Deer Park" author : MAILER
11
Fished in a way : TROLLED
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Dining area : ALCOVE
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Land dealer : REALTOR
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German admiral of W. W. II : DOENITZ
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Records: Abbr. : ACCTS
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Passion : ARDOR
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___ low : LIE
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London quarter : SOHO
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___ Aquarius : AGEOF
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Shriner of radio fame : HERB
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___ and cry : HUE
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Attach : ANNEX
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Garment-area visitor : BUYER
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___ for time (late) : PRESSED
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Girl's name : TERESA
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Editor's mark : STET
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Italian resort : LIDO
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Spiritual : MENTAL
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Hush : SILENCE
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Blue-greens : AQUAS
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Floats gently : WAFTS
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Modes of transit: Abbr. : RRS
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Hold back : CURB
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Rockwell and Clark : KENTS
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Trade center : MART
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New Guinea town : LAE
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Short, hooded coat : GREGO
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Large jib : GENOA
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Blissful : ELYSIAN
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In an open way : FRANKLY
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Tropical fish : TETRAS
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Like an ecology-minded woman : FURLESS
55
In an elliptical fashion : OVALLY
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Notation on a theme : GOOD
Down
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Game warden's target : POACHER
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___ the good : ALLTO
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Choices: Abbr. : ALTS
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Early car : REO
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Lester of Georgia : MADDOX
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Snooty : ALOOF
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Mocha man : ICER
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Nol of Cambodia : LON
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Whammy : EVILEYE
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Gets the batter out : RETIRES
11
Riff-raff : TRASH
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Get back one's losses : RECOUP
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TV show : DRAGNET
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Serengeti sight : ZEBRA
20
Willis of Knicks : REED
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Naturalist Adams : ANSEL
24
Border lake : HURON
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Charles's dog et al. : ASTAS
27
Venerable and Adam : BEDES
29
Set up: Abbr. : ESTAB
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Pinball booboos : TILTS
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Cape Canaveral event : LIFTOFF
33
Twin crystal : MACLE
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Capable of : EQUALTO
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Ballet's Rudolf : NUREYEV
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___-froid : SANG
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Started the Model T : CRANKED
38
Flynn and namesakes : ERROLS
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Teensy-___ : WEENSY
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Mast supports : STAYS
44
African village : KRAAL
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___ Park, of Edison fame : MENLO
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___ Friday : GIRL
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Assam native : GARO
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Depot: Abbr. : STA
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Cut a ___ : RUG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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