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New York Times, Monday, June 25, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 320 (avg 1.73)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,717
Across
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Tub : SCOW
5
Morphine or opium: Prefix : NARC
9
Pilgrimage to Mecca : HADJ
13
Webster : NOAH
14
"It's ___ never" : NOWOR
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" . . . a sin to tell ___" : ALIE
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Leisure : EASE
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___ Gay : ENOLA
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Dock : MOOR
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How to apply liniment : EXTERNALLY
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Lie in ambush : LURK
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Dregs : LEES
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Charge : FEE
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Disgraces : SHAMES
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Prickly plants : THISTLES
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Inspected : CASED
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Wasp's claim to fame : WAIST
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Candlenut tree : AMA
36
Presently : ANON
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Rarebit or terrier : WELSH
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Stuffy one : PRIG
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Reagan, to friends : RON
40
Big sandwiches : HEROS
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Instrument for taps : BUGLE
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Voting age : EIGHTEEN
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Superficial show : VENEER
45
Question : ASK
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Prevents : BARS
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Want-ad offerings : JOBS
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Constitutional concerns : EQUALITIES
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Assist : ABET
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Kind of shark : NURSE
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Tan : ECRU
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Canal or twilight : ZONE
60
Toe : DIGIT
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Fashion : RAGE
62
English letters : ZEDS
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Conjecture, for short : SPEC
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Mailbox part : SLOT
Down
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Snick's partner : SNEE
2
Wheedle : COAX
3
Kiln : OAST
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Cyclists : WHEELMEN
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One of the Parcae et al. : NONAS
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Army fugitive: Abbr. : AWOL
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Use the dice : ROLL
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Lobster's relative : CRAYFISH
9
Village : HAMLET
10
Big-league brother : ALOU
11
Designer : DIOR
12
Stupid one : JERK
14
Hawaiian geese : NENES
20
Rex or Donna : REED
24
Created: Abbr. : EST
25
Word with crow : SCARE
26
Asian city : HANOI
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For ___ (cheap) : ASONG
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Claw : TALON
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Snake warning : HISS
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At ___ (unconfined) : LARGE
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Zola : EMILE
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Having better judgment : SAGER
34
Common verb : WERE
37
Ski and long : WEEKENDS
38
Word players : PUNSTERS
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Elevations: Abbr. : HTS
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Half a sailor's disease : BERI
43
Speeds, to poets : HASTES
44
Servant : VALET
46
Kind of training : BASIC
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"All that ___" : JAZZ
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Woodwind : OBOE
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Knee exercise : BEND
51
Witticism : QUIP
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Impulse : URGE
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Adjective suffix : ICAL
54
Hence : ERGO
55
Tallow base : SUET

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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