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New York Times, Wednesday, July 18, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,740
Across
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Puppeteer : SARG
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Newts : EFTS
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Scout's reward : BADGE
14
Stravinsky : IGOR
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Verne explorer : NEMO
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Market place : AGORA
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Space agency : NASA
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Tie : DRAW
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Profligates : ROUES
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Affected style : GRANDMANNER
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Procure : GET
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New or Fair : DEAL
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Bar-room's ten : NIGHTS
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Sterile : BARREN
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Boo-boo : BONER
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Shouting : AROAR
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Movie mahout : SABU
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Lined up : AROW
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Tide : NEAP
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Asian capital : HANOI
40
___ bene : NOTA
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Moslem judge : CADI
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French wave : ONDE
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Allow : ADMIT
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Myra Hess, et al. : DAMES
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Pollute : INFECT
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Blues-singer Smith : BESSIE
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Opposed : ANTI
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Toby liquid : ALE
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Grofé subject : GRANDCANYON
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Palm nut : BETEL
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Castor's mother : LEDA
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Piedmont city : ASTI
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Overact : EMOTE
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Word of agreement : AMEN
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Riga resident : LETT
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French legislature : SENAT
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Spanish surrealist : SERT
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Cupid : EROS
Down
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Squeal to the D. A. : SING
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Culture medium : AGAR
3
Bonheur : ROSA
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Furniture center : GRANDRAPIDS
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Mr. Bones, for one : ENDMAN
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Brutal : FERAL
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Fed : TMAN
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Planted : SOWN
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Capt. Hook's creator : BARRIE
10
Past : AGO
11
Bankroll : DOUGH
12
Salute : GREET
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Lynne and End : EASTS
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Cervine creature : DEER
22
Languor : ENNUI
26
Terminal hoopla : GRANDFINALE
27
Judge's seat : BANC
28
Surface : AREA
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Hope-Crosby locale : ROAD
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Combos : BANDS
31
Woodwind : OBOE
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Healthy : SANE
35
N. Y. city : ROME
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Auricular : OTIC
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Steam-engine pioneer : WATT
39
Aaron specialty : HOMER
43
Wall pier : ANTA
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Ornamental tag: Var. : AIGLET
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Charm : INCANT
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Some are in arms : BABES
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Fig variety : ELEME
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South Orange's ___ Hall : SETON
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Math pupil, at times : ADDER
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"Woe is me" : ALAS
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Thread: Suffix : NEME
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Belgian river : YSER
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Holy Roman emperor : OTTO
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Insects : NITS
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Timetable abbr. : ETA

Answer summary: 2 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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