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New York Times, Friday, August 17, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { G J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 318 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,770
Across
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Singer Ed : AMES
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Tête-___ : ATETE
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Constantly : EVER
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___-Coburg : SAXE
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Stadium locations : BOXES
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Alien: Prefix : XENO
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Stir : EXCITEMENT
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College head, for short : PREX
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Barrymore : LIONEL
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Midwest college : COE
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Captain of comics : EASY
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Stout : REX
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Clad, as in mink : FURRED
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Pronoun : THIS
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Outfits : KITS
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Travel permits : VISAS
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U. S. cartoonist : REA
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Reasonable : SANE
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"Gulliver's Travels," for one : SATIRE
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Soup ingredients : OXTAILS
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Nation that adds to land : ANNEXER
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Carolina river : PEEDEE
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Famed reporter : RIIS
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Hebrew letter : TAV
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Krupp works site : ESSEN
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Saucy : PERT
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Captive of Hercules : IOLE
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Carelessness : LAXITY
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Bankbook aobr. : INT
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Bones : OSSA
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High note : ELA
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Pre-game rendition : ANTHEM
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Military cap : KEPI
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Nearby : NEXTDOORTO
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During : AMID
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Miss Castle : IRENE
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German: Abbr. : TEUT
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Math ratio : SINE
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Helpers: Abbr. : ASSTS
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Wine: Prefix : OENO
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Biblical name : ASEL
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Dress style : MAXI
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Denounces : EXCORIATES
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Nets : SEINES
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Actor Walter : ABEL
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Aunt Polly's nephew : TOM
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Carry out : EXECUTE
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Voices : TENORS
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Chemical mixture : ESTER
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Quicken : EXPEDITE
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Actress Miles : VERA
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Chemical suffixes : ENES
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Old N. Y. movie palace : ROXY
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Neighbor of La. : TEX
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Fish parts : FINS
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Maurice or Madge : EVANS
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Literary device : TROPE
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Puts the whammy on : HEXES
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Salad plant : KALE
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Some Supreme Court splits : SIXTOTHREE
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Of a space : AREAL
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Tennis opener : SERVE
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City of Tuscany : SIENA
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Tizzy : SNIT
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Australian city : ADELAIDE
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Light : AIRY
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Levies again : RETAXES
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Pelion-Ossa giants, e.g. : PILERS
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Completely : INTOTO
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Ohio city : XENIA
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Daughter of Cadmus : INO
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Turkish weights : OKAS
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Half: Prefix : SEMI
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Gyrate : SPIN
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Drinks : ADES
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Vingt-___ : ETUN
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Sleuth of fiction : MOTO
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Explosive : TNT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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