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OUTLANDISH OUTLANDS

New York Times, Sunday, July 8, 1973

Author:
Thomas Sheehan
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.07, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 552 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 113, Cheaters: 13, FITB: 18, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
Thomas Sheehan has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,730
Across
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Place for a sand wedge : TRAP
5
___ girls (Seoul libbers) : KOREA
10
Satchels : GRIPS
15
Balloon need : GAS
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Biblical tongue: Abbr. : HEBR
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Entomb : INURN
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Incurred, as debts : RANUP
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Unmask : BARE
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What William Tell did : ASLOWBERNE
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Pepys’s remark in Lhasa : ANDSOTIBET
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“___ Love You?” : WHYDOI
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Shankar : RAVI
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Frying pan : SKILLET
30
Kind of verb: Abbr. : INTR
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Kind of grit : TRUE
33
Rome’s Castel Sant’___ : ANGELO
34
George Cohan, Chinese style : YANGTZEDOODLEDANDY
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Superman, e.g. : ALIAS
42
Like the fox’s grapes : SOUR
43
Eur. capital : ROME
44
Swimsuit part : BRA
47
German port : KIEL
48
Big-business monogram : ITT
49
Igneous rock : SIMA
50
Baby carriage : PRAM
51
L. A. campus : USC
52
“South Pacific” words, in Africa : IMGHANAWASH
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Belief : CREDO
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Something to remember : THEMAINE
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Descendant of Judah : OREN
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___ on (get drunk with Chiang) : TAIWAN
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Art medium : OIL
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Beans : SOYAS
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Measures: Abbr. : INS
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French writer : RACINE
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Glacial ridges : OSAR
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German quips : BONNMOTS
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Sluggish : INERT
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Campaign in Tripoli : WOMENSLIBYA
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Large tank : VAT
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Kind of goose : GONE
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Chem. suffixes : ENES
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Approves : OKS
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Nice, in Nice : JOLI
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Insect : ANT
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Money premium : AGIO
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Foxy, in Scotland : SLEE
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Pink or rose : COLOR
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Sir Thomas More, in Jordan : AMMANFORALLSEASONS
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Amelia Earhart ___ : PUTNAM
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Tears : RIPS
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Cruelty personified : SADE
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Western gullies : ARROYOS
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Opera girl : AIDA
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A-one : TIPTOP
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TV fare in Ohio : DAYTONGAME
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Sherman dictum, south of the border : JUAREZHELL
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Adenauer word : ALTE
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“___ the bag” : ITSIN
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Statuette : OSCAR
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Spread : OLEO
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___ Canals : SOO
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Tact, for one : ASSET
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Accord : UNITY
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Word with gab or slug : FEST
Down
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Melt : THAW
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Hebrew letter : RESH
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With finesse : ABLY
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Biblical son : PRODIGAL
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Chime in : KIBITZ
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Wallet item : ONE
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Capek drama : RUR
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Marine bird : ERN
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Make ___ (misplay) : ANERROR
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Driveway décor : GRAVEL
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Indian queen : RANI
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State: Abbr. : IND
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Sock in the ___ : PUSS
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Expressed, out West : SPOKANE
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“G.W.T.W.” star : GABLE
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Spinning : AREEL
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Brawl : SETTO
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Like sea water : BILGY
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Habits : WONTS
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Ignite, in England : TIND
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Ledger man: Abbr. : AUD
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Yield, à la Spassky : RESIGN
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___ fait (entirely) : TOUTA
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Siberian native : YAKUT
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Like a malt drink : ALISH
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Relative : NIECE
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___ honors (treat) : DOTHE
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Certain lake dwellers : ERIANS
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Monks’ titles : DOMS
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Asian nurse : AMAH
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Prepare tea : BREW
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Ukranian body : RADA
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Egyptian deity : AMON
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Promises : SWEARS
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Light refractor : PRISM
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“___ Got Nobody” : IAINT
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Track event : MILE
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Ropes : NOOSES
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Indo-European : ARYAN
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Garden plant : CANNA
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Watery silk : MOIRE
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Albee’s Alice : TINY
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“___ These Days” : SOMEOF
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___ mortis, Latvian style : RIGA
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Familiar sig. : ANON
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Lincoln showcase : CENT
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Actor Theodore : BIKEL
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Haunt : OBSESS
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Molding : OVOLO
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Stock, in cards : TALON
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To-dos : STIRS
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Star in Lyra: Var. : WEGA
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Getting ___ years : ONIN
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Takes it easy : LOLLS
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___ Arimathea : JOSEPHOF
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Cleanser ingredient : AMMONIA
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S.A. monkey : SAPAJOU
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Spanish port : CADIZ
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Send ___ (write) : ANOTE
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Famous surgeon : MAYO
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World area : ORIENT
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Get ___ of : RID
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Mulligan joint : EATERY
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River of Borneo : PADAS
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Word form for a Soviet area : URALO
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Make an effort : TRYTO
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York et al.: Abbr. : SGTS
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Friend: Fr. : AMIE
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Distant: Prefix : TELE
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Cheers : OLES
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Nove1ist’s concern : PLOT
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Sancho Panza’s steed : ASS
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Sea initials : USN
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Chem. prefix : ACI
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Hole or race : RAT

Answer summary: 17 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 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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