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New York Times, Saturday, July 21, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,743
Across
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Trading or airmail : STAMP
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Springs : SPAS
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Excite: Lat. : CITO
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Basketry rod : OSIER
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Prong : TINE
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Like a Keats work : ODIC
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Transistor : RADIO
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Statute : ENACTMENT
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Penetrating : TRENCHANT
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Reflection : IMAGE
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Fissure : RIMA
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Egg style : OMELET
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White and rye : BREADS
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Common verb : ARE
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Golf ___ : COURSE
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Hen activity : BROODING
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Like some gases : INERT
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Make lace : TAT
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Dressed to the ___ : NINES
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Detailed reports : DOSSIERS
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Turkish inn : IMARET
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French marshal : NEY
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Fashioned : STYLED
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Rugged-rock runner : RASCAL
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Robot-like: Abbr. : MECH
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Take ___ at : ASHOT
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Sperm whales : CACHALOTS
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Connect systematically : CORRELATE
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Part of U.S.N.A. : NAVAL
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Chemical suffixes : ENES
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Mellowed : AGED
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Calorie-counting, in Italy : DIETA
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Fix over : REDO
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Word with bagatelle : MERE
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Kind of driver : SCREW
Down
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Kind : SORT
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Emperor : TSAR
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Helper : AIDE
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___ Herr : MEIN
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Put off : PROCRASTINATE
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Shows anger : STEAMS
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Feather : PINNA
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Sky god: Var. : ANAT
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Moment, for short : SEC
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___ il faut : COMME
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Model : IDEAL
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Trace : TINGE
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Musical group : OCTET
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Lazy song : TIMEONMYHANDS
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Stash away : HIDE
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Spanish gold : ORO
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Cui ___ : BONO
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Regrets : RUES
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Blunders : ERRS
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Creative skill : ART
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Spanish chief : CID
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College degrees : BAS
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Old timer : DIAL
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Concerning : INRE
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Exigency : NEED
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English time initials : GST
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“___ to remember . . . ” : TRY
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Conger : EEL
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Irritation : ITCH
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Withdraw : SECEDE
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Le Mans entry : RACER
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In unison : ASONE
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Destroy papers in a way : SHRED
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Street of central Rome : CORSO
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Well-known alma : MATER
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Enclosure : CAGE
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Secular : LAIC
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“___ There” : OVER
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Wisp of hair, in Scotland : TATE
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Side dish : SLAW
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Take it on the ___ : LAM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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