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New York Times, Friday, July 27, 1973

23-Across : Actress Duke

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,749
Across
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___ processing : DATA
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Thousand, in Tours : MILLE
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Crack, as skin : CHAP
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Scope : AREA
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" ... bombs bursting ___" : INAIR
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Chicago's ___ House : HULL
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Desired or not : WILLYNILLY
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Ionian Sea gulf : ARTA
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Color : SLATEGRAY
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Fabric : ORLON
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Seat of Nobel Institute : OSLO
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Actress Duke : PATTY
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Alas, in Dublin : OCH
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Cyst : WEN
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Microscopic animals : AMOEBAS
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Measuring worms : LOOPERS
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Break up : DISRUPT
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Home of sorts : LAIR
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Conductor Rapee : ERNO
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Oregon city : ASTORIA
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Ring assistant : HANDLER
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Gloomy : STYGIAN
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Actress Claire : INA
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Vegetable of South : YAM
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City in Italy : TERNI
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Rocky eminences : TORS
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Famous stone : SCONE
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Behave badly, in early days : MISDEMEAN
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Word with et : ALII
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Watery : WISHYWASHY
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Precious : CUTE
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British Nobelist, 1922 : ASTON
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Coarse hominy : SAMP
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Low offshore islands : KEYS
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Topsy's creator : STOWE
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Colored : HUED
Down
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Jack and Margery : DAWS
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Seed covering : ARIL
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Tissue : TELA
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Famed Finnish architect : AALTO
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Wallflower's opposite : MINGLER
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Fettered : INIRONS
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Song refrain : LALA
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Frog's seat : LILYPAD
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Condition: Suffix : ERY
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Hired, as a bus : CHARTERED
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Commotion : HURLYBURLY
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Kind of sax : ALTO
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Procedure : PLAN
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"___ have no bananas" : YESWE
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Siouans : OTOS
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French friend : AMI
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Earthen pots : OLLAS
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Use a sled : COAST
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Pompous : HOITYTOITY
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Asphyxia : APNEA
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Rage : STORM
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Offspring : PROGENIES
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Laugh: Fr. : RIRE
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Fleming : IAN
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Believer in a soul doctrine : ANIMIST
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Broadway producer's goal : HITSHOW
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Pain reliever : ANODYNE
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Polish river : NAREW
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Tennis stroke : SMASH
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Wine : SACK
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Sherlockian signpost : CLUE
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Algebraic phrase : ISTO
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Son of Isaac : ESAU
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Alas! : AHME
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Gotham's finest: Abbr. : NYPD
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Part of T.W.T.W. : WAS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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