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New York Times, Friday, July 20, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 3, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,742

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Across
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Easy job : CINCH
6
Cries of disgust : UGHS
10
Italian peak : CIMA
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Look up to : ADORE
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Spree : TOOT
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Costello and namesakes : LOUS
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Writer Jones : LEROI
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Sidewalk game : HOPSCOTCH
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Headwear for 7 Down : LAMPSHADE
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Stir up : AWAKE
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Hue : TINT
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Scottish alder : ARN
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Skilled : ABLE
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Nine saver : STITCH
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Pronoun : SHE
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Hot-dish holder : TRIVET
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Vehicle : MOTORCAR
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Post-party advice for 7 Down : TAKESOMEASPIRIN
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Not in the middle : ACENTRIC
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Shrewd : ASTUTE
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Eye color for some : RED
43
___ a kite : HIGHAS
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Writer Kingsley : AMIS
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Wine rating : SEC
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Rara ___ : AVIS
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Watch for : AWAIT
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Bar order : DRAFTBEER
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Fundamentalists' area : BIBLEBELT
59
Math word : RATIO
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Space : AREA
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Inter ___ : ALIA
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Toughen : INURE
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Vanquishes, to Goren : SETS
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Layer : TIER
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Flat sides : PANES
Down
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Port of ___ : CALL
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Concept : IDEA
3
Average : NORM
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Farmer's concern : CROP
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Gem thief's ploy : HEIST
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Former U. N. official : UTHANT
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Life of the party : GOODTIMECHARLIE
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Expect : HOPE
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Blvds. : STS
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Epithet for 7 Down : CLOWN
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Jot : IOTA
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Mire : MUCK
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Arthur of court fame : ASHE
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Certain waitresses : CARHOPS
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Like old battlefields : HISTORIC
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Pretends : ACTSASIF
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Fragrant oil : ATTAR
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Prepare oneself for : BRACE
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Relished : LIKED
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Tied : EVEN
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___ tee : TOA
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Rugby play : SCRUM
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Papa Doc's island : HAITI
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Sea eagles : ERNES
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Art lover : ESTHETE
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Hayworth : RITA
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Soviet fighter : MIG
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Incarnation : AVATAR
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Marner : SILAS
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Gaza or Sunset : STRIP
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Down with: Fr. : ABAS
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Finish line : WIRE
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Incite : ABET
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Pastrami purveyor : DELI
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Hindu giant : BANA
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Vingt-___ : ETUN
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Tara's land : EIRE
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Shad orders : ROES
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Plate weapon : BAT

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