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New York Times, Wednesday, June 20, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { B J X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,712
Across
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Drains : SAPS
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Rebecca : WEST
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Seagoing drink : GROG
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Cluster : CLOT
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Extent : AREA
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Pancake : CREPE
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Bouquet : ODOR
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Column moldings : TORI
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Norse gods : AESIR
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Sailorman and others : POPEYES
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Do a sneak printing job : PIRATE
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Chalice veil : AER
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Coins : CENTS
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Hairdos, for short : PERMS
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Marian, e.g. : MAID
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Workers' group: Abbr. : ILO
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River to the Moselle : SAAR
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Paragons : IDEALS
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Musical works : VIOLINCONCERTOS
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Web-footed animals : OTTERS
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Tiny arachnid : MITE
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Queen of Spain : ENA
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Try : TEST
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As soon as : WHEN
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Amble along : MOSEY
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Tammany leader : TWEED
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Pronoun : HER
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Times or Herald : SQUARE
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Libyan leader : QADDAFI
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Impudent : SAUCY
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Extol : LAUD
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Verve : ELAN
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Rugby scores : TRIES
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U. S. lake : ERIE
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Gibraltar : ROCK
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Chatters : YAPS
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Specks : DOTS
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Defeats : SETS
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Old English bard : SCOP
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Actor Ray : ALDO
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Info : POOP
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Flow : STREAM
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Venetian pavement : WATER
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Piccadilly landmark : EROS
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Indian weight : SER
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City of Taiwan : TAIPEI
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More slippery : GREASIER
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Remainder : REST
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English painter : OPIE
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Eur. country : GER
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Vehicle : CART
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Polite assent : YESSIR
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Accuse : INDICT
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Bounced off : CAROMED
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Central point : PIVOT
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Upper crust : ELITE
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Cheers : ROOTS
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Common nickname : MAC
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Ranks well : RATES
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Isolated : ALONE
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Try out : ESSAY
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Honor an R.S.V.P. : ANSWER
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Saw fit : DEEMED
39
Romaine and iceberg : LETTUCES
40
Novelist Anais : NIN
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In the money : HEELED
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Brotherhoods : ORDERS
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Methods : WAYS
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Underworld ruler : HADES
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Teasdale : SARA
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Witty remark : QUIP
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Stop : QUIT
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Drug plant : ALOE
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Truth : FACT
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Printing supplies : INKS
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Farm unit : STY
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Venezuelan river : ARO

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later.

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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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