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New York Times, Wednesday, July 11, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,733
Across
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Wound for Caesar : STAB
5
Croat : SERB
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Humble home : CABIN
14
Pueblo Indian : HOPI
15
Jack and Jill’s load : PAIL
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Earlier : AFORE
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Actor Bates : ALAN
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Killer whale : ORCA
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Clothing rack : VALET
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Speak with care : WEIGHONESWORDS
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Blue or winning : STREAK
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Nurture : REAR
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Fifty states : USA
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Leave high and dry : STRAND
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Anwar of Egypt : SADAT
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Converse : CHAT
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Melville novel : OMOO
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Considers important : WRITESHOMEABOUT
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Arab headcord : AGAL
44
Uriah : HEEP
45
European capital : BERNE
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Keep in order : POLICE
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Petition : SUE
50
Iranian coin : RIAL
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Gets the garden started : PLANTS
58
Quote an authority : SPEAKBYTHEBOOK
62
Tree product : ACORN
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“God’s Little ___” : ACRE
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French-class word : ETRE
65
Urchin : GAMIN
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Become conscious of : FEEL
67
Steadfast : TRUE
68
Hard wood : EBONY
69
Set up a golf ball : TEED
70
Delivered : SENT
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George B. and Artie : SHAWS
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Realty sign : TOLET
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___ of gloves : APAIR
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Spree : BINGE
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Poltergeists : SPOOKS
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Deserve : EARN
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Vegetable gadget : RICER
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Unimpressed : BLASE
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Prance about : CAVORT
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___ cry : AFAR
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Intrepid : BOLD
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Wraths : IRES
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Lacelike fabric : NET
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___ couture : HAUTE
22
Dissipate : WASTE
26
Yearn : ACHE
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Peignoir : ROBE
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Cupid : AMOR
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Word form : NOUN
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Have a crush on : DOTE
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Barter : SWAP
33
Golden Fleece ship : ARGO
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Telephone part : DIAL
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King of the Huns, in saga : ATLI
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Cultivate : HOE
38
Elec. units : AMPS
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Valentino role : SHEIK
42
Poplar : ABELE
47
Nook’s partner : CRANNY
49
Supported : UPHELD
51
To the rear : ABAFT
52
French school : LYCEE
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Promotes : ABETS
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___ Dame : NOTRE
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“I do not choose ___” : TORUN
57
Trapshooting : SKEET
58
Memento of a scrape : SCAB
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Calif. Indian : POMO
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Old Sod : ERIN
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Teak, e.g. : TREE
62
Prepare tobacco : AGE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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