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New York Times, Friday, July 13, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,735

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Across
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Some monkeys' aversion : EVIL
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Dempsey, at one time : CHAMP
10
Bookkeepers : CPAS
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Prefix with dynamics : AERO
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Parts : ROLES
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Large piece : HUNK
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Torchbearer of note : STATUEOFLIBERTY
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Weight unit : TON
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Pro ___ : RATA
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Fisherman : EELER
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Stable food : OATS
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Bankrolls : WADS
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Suitable for farm use : ARABLE
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Like a maiden at Belmont : WINLESS
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Shine's partner : RISE
33
___ Anita : SANTA
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Greek letter : TAU
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N.Y.C. landmarks of a sort : MACYSANDGIMBELS
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Ike's war area : ETO
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Does a judge's job : TRIES
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Kind of review : RAVE
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Takes care of : ATTENDS
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Went bankrupt : FAILED
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Marquis de ___ : SADE
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Young sheep: Var. : TEGG
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Recoiled : SHIED
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Nimbus : HALO
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Alder of Scotland : ARN
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N.Y.C. raceway of a sort : WESTSIDEHIGHWAY
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Suffers : AILS
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Lawmaker : SOLON
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Tops : AONE
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Shoe gadget : TREE
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Free-for-all : MELEE
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Cut : SLIT
Down
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New York river : EAST
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Pocket or Presidential : VETO
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Turkey's neighbor : IRAN
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Fortune : LOT
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Produce : CREATE
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Night tree sounds : HOOTS
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African grass : ALFA
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Torme : MEL
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Greek letter : PSI
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Word with cloth or cake : CHEESE
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Knitting stitch : PURL
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Stake : ANTE
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Scandinavian curd dish : SKYR
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Russian river : URAL
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Wild confusion : BEDLAM
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Comply : OBEY
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Clara Bow film : WINGS
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Against : ANTI
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French weapon : ARME
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Lasso : RIATA
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English track : ASCOT
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Moves through swampy land : WADES
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Thieve : STEAL
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Balm : SALVE
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Kind of remark : SNIDE
35
Secondhand : USED
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Bed and home : STEADS
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German theologian : ARND
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Jail, at sea : BRIG
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Fly : TSETSE
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Stealthy : FELINE
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Keyed up : AGOG
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Western lake : TAHOE
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Hit hard : SWAT
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One in a will : HEIR
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Capri, for one : ISLE
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Havoc : HELL
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Army deserter : AWOL
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Rajah's wife : RANI
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No, in Leningrad : NYET
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Doctrine : ISM
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Deer : DOE
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Owns : HAS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 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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