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New York Times, Tuesday, June 19, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,711
Across
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Dickens fence : FAGIN
6
Army engineers : SAPPERS
13
Civil : POLITE
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Gawked : STAREDAT
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Adjusts : ALINES
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Ex-cons : PAROLEES
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Stamping device : DIE
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Like some bass : STRIPED
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___ of the soil : SON
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___ a bat out of . . . : LIKE
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In need of funds : SHORT
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Book parts : SPINES
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Hebrew lyre : ASOR
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Sewing jobs : BASTINGS
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Pool-table gaffe : MISCUE
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Rodeo events : ROPINGS
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Favorable position : VANTAGE
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Castle and Dunne : IRENES
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Stayed on : LINGERED
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Domain of Louis XIV : ETAT
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Part of C.O.D. : CASHON
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So ___ good (still O.K.) : FARSO
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Tropical ant : ATTA
44
Hundredweight: Abbr. : CWT
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Spell out again : RESTATE
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Own, in Glasgow : HAE
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Defiled : UNCHASTE
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Metroliners : TRAINS
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Pitcher's dream : NOHITTER
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Dividers of a sort : AISLES
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Disordered : INAMESS
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Requires : NEEDS
Down
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Page number : FOLIO
2
Hostile : ALIEN
3
Whitney invention : GIN
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Natives: Suffix : ITES
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Young birds : NESTLINGS
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Ear part : STAPES
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Swiss river : AARE
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Goads : PRODS
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Mud: Prefix : PEL
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Dutch town : EDE
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Girl's name : RAE
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Main and 42d: Abbr. : STS
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Heating and scratch : PADS
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Refutes, as a rumor : SPIKES
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Phones : RINGS
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Expedite : HASTEN
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Brando turndown : OSCAR
25
Famous Moulin : ROUGE
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Cornered : TREED
27
Restrains : STINTS
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___ Bluff : PINE
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Item for a case : BRIEF
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Body trunk line : AORTA
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Plant shoot : SPEAR
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Chelsea, Yorkville, etc. : MANHATTAN
34
Boxer Johansson's nickname : INGO
36
Outlook : VISTA
38
___-day Saint : LATTER
40
Social groups : CASTES
42
Do politicking : ORATE
44
"Monday's ___ is fair . . . " : CHILD
45
Fades : WANES
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Mrs. Angel Clare : TESS
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Superlative suffixes : ESTS
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Canal : ERIE
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Prefix for corn : UNI
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French denial : NON
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Tea : CHA
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Pronoun : HIM
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Ibsen character : ASE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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