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New York Times, Tuesday, August 14, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,767

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Across
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Bend : FLEX
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Hello and goodbye : ALOHA
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Kind of bag : GRAB
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Wash : LAVE
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Medit. vessel : XEBEC
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Network : RETE
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Once ___ lightly : OVER
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Nomads : ITINERANTS
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Uneasy : ANXIOUS
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Beat : DEFEAT
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Stipulations : TERMS
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Little Women, e.g. : SISTERS
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Grounds : CAUSES
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Tolstoi subject : PEACE
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In the manner of : ALA
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___ vobiscum : PAX
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Skin rash : UREDO
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Specks : MOTES
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Mature : AGE
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Newark's county : ESSEX
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Exhausted : SPENT
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Thing, in law : RES
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Kind of saw : SEE
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Dull : VAPID
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Duffy's radio place : TAVERN
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Current measures : AMPERES
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Fur : LAPIN
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Phone caller : DIALER
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Florodora groups : SEXTETS
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Serving to elucidate : EXPOSITIVE
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Shade of green : NILE
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Kind of frog or year : LEAP
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Romeo : LOVER
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Kind of file : NAIL
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In ___ (existing) : ESSE
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Aquatic barkers : SEALS
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Charity : ALMS
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Ziegfeld : FLO
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Footing around Mauna Loa : LAVA
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Result in : EVENTUATE
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Atossa's son : XERXES
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Saws : AXIOMS
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"___ pray" : LETUS
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Sashes : OBIS
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Coop dweller : HEN
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Spiritual sloth : ACEDIA
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Certain nursery-men : GRAFTERS
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Girl's name in Paris : RENEE
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Oil of roses : ATTAR
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Outdoes : BESTS
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Coast Guard activity : RESCUE
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Choler : IRE
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Battle of the ___ : SEXES
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Machine eccentrics : CAMS
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In imbalance : ALOP
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Did bellboy duty : PAGED
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Troublemaker in Troy : PARIS
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Basic : ESSENTIAL
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Santa power : DEER
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Draft animals : OXEN
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Dirigible's skin : ENVELOPE
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Gawks : STARES
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Pauline's problems : PERILS
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Congressmen at times : TAXERS
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Disposed : APT
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Kind of sausage : VIENNA
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Girl's name : ADELE
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Shows sociability : MIXES
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Hemingway et al. : PAPAS
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Raze : LEVEL
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Hindu god : SIVA
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Kind of chance : SLIM
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Kind of dance : TOE
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Letters : ELS

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