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NOT AS ADVERTISED

New York Times, Sunday, August 12, 1973

Author:
Bert Kruse
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 649 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 151, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Bert H. Kruse has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original had mistakes in grid numbers; corrected this.
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,765
Across
1. Famous friend : DAMON
6. Prove, as a will : PROBATE
13. Drink : ADE
16. Trophy : CUP
19. Kind of acid : AMINO
20. Grid guards : LINEMEN
21. Negligent : LAX
22. Promising one : COMER
24. Famous main street : LOSERSELYSEES
26. Famous bell : LITTLEBEN
28. Urges on, in Scotland : ERTS
29. Quiets : CALMS
30. Certain paintings : NUDES
32. Red and Salmon : RIVERS
33. Utter : SAY
34. He struck out : CASEY
35. Titled man : BARON
36. Certain tests : FINALS
37. Boils or ulcers : SORES
38. Brew : LAGER
39. Undo one's knitting : RAVEL
40. Sneeze inducer : RAGWEED
43. Cooked-fruit dessert : SOBERPRUNES
45. Relative of mdse. : GDS
48. Shuns : AVOIDS
49. O'Toole : PETER
50. Incite : ABET
51. Russian city : OREL
52. Plant shoots: Var. : CIONS
53. Silica product : GLASS
54. " . . . and the slithy ___ did gyre" : TOVES
56. Italian city : SIENA
57. Berlin conclusion : ENDE
58. Night sound : HOOT
59. Untreated metals : ORES
60. Finally : ATLAST
61. Society gal : DEB
62. Ball club : NEWYORKREBS
66. French decrees : ARRETES
67. Longs : YEARNS
69. Japanese garment : HAORI
70. Steep slope : ESCARP
71. Tranquilizes : SEDATES
73. Famous New England poet : ROBERTLTHAW
75. Estonian river : EMA
78. Cuts short : ABORTS
79. Article of contention : BONE
80. To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
81. Auditors: Abbr. : CPAS
82. British oath : BALLY
83. Malign in print : LIBEL
84. Wall St. phrase : ATPAR
86. School hds. : SUPTS
87. Merely : ONLY
88. Kind of stick : POGO
89. Beiges : ECRUS
90. "Les Misérables" lawman : JAVERT
91. Yo-Yo or kite : TOY
92. Kind of cake : RIGHTSIDEUP
95. Sui ___ : GENERIS
96. Kind of jury : PETIT
97. Weld : UNITE
98. Certain jewels : PASTE
99. Satirical : IRONIC
101. Fight : SETTO
102. Artery : AORTA
103. Fuel : GAS
106. Card game : ECARTE
107. Drama section : ACTII
108. Verona's river : ADIGE
109. Tepee : TENT
110. Ravel's "Daphnis and ___" : CHLOESOUR
112. Famous city : MOSBULLRUSSIA
115. Alone, on stage : SOLUS
116. U. S. Indian : UTE
117. Red, white ___ : ANDBLUE
118. Off one's rocker : BATTY
119. Metal rtes. : RYS
120. Pull : TOW
121. Properties : ESTATES
122. Regions : AREAS
Down
1. Valleys : DALES
2. Ancient rabbi : AMORA
3. Indistinct : MISTY
4. Units : ONES
5. Conjunction : NOR
6. Contented : PLEASED
7. Moon features : RILLES
8. Set of names: Suffix : ONYMY
9. Myerson : BESS
10. Soul, in St. Lo : AME
11. Youth : TEENAGER
12. Guarantor : ENSURER
13. Woody : ALLEN
14. Speaker's place : DAIS
15. Certain phone: Abbr. : EXT
16. Contemporary : COEVAL
17. Inflorescence : UMBEL
18. Equals : PEERS
22. Biological changes : CLINES
23. Hosp. employees : RNS
25. Frightens : SCARES
27. Hot-dish support : TRIVET
31. Hamlet : DORP
34. Students : COEDS
35. People in the woods : BABES
36. Poetic temples : FANES
37. Porkers : SWINE
38. Scads : LOTS
39. Hicks : RUBES
40. Sped : RACED
41. Birdlike : AVINE
42. Hit musical : GOODBYDOLLY
43. Asian alliance : SEATO
44. Some reviews : RAVES
45. Utah lake : GREATPEPPER
46. Slow-witted : DENSE
47. Blind parts : SLATS
49. One-up tactics : PLOYS
51. Cargo ship : OILER
53. Dresses : GOWNS
54. What's human : TOERR
55. Space path : ORBIT
56. Camel's burden : STRAW
58. Toaster's word : HERES
60. Alms boxes : ARCAE
62. Spruce : NATTY
63. Lake Geneva feeder : RHONE
64. Type face : KABEL
65. Caviar : ROE
66. Son of Jacob : ASHER
68. "The good die ___ . . . " : EARLY
70. Girls' names : ETTAS
71. Footwear : SABOT
72. Ebony, in Madrid : EBANO
73. Manufactured man : ROBOT
74. Enjoy fully : LAPUP
76. Mother: Prefix : MATRI
77. Staff members: Abbr. : ASSTS
79. Bay : BIGHT
81. Wine vintage : CUVEE
83. Reason : LOGIC
84. Vinegar: Prefix : ACETO
85. Certain test answer : TRUE
86. Claus : SANTA
88. Commiserates : PITIES
89. Bulldog and final : EDITIONS
90. Wit : JESTER
92. French stocks : RENTES
93. Bird-feeder item : SUET
94. Artery linings : INTIMAE
95. Uses a mouthwash : GARGLES
96. Like a sponge : POROUS
98. Shaggy: Fr. : POILUE
99. Gods' blood : ICHOR
100. Come from behind : RALLY
101. Ship propeller : SCREW
102. Grownup : ADULT
103. Adventure : GESTE
104. Miss Loos : ANITA
105. Remains : STAYS
106. Prefixes for outside : ECS
107. Kind of suggestion : AUTO
108. Eastern church title : ABBA
109. Ex-resident of 113 Across : TSAR
111. Not at work : OUT
113. Tracer bullet: Abbr. : SDT
114. City of Brazil : UBA

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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