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New York Times, Saturday, August 18, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,771
Across
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Riza Pahlavi, for one : SHAH
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Monks' quarters : CELLS
10
W. W. I plane : SPAD
14
Ritual : CEREMONIAL
16
Philippine island : CEBU
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Arm of Indian Ocean : ARABIANSEA
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Singles : ONES
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Mental disorder : DEMENTIA
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Manly : VIRILE
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Digits : TOES
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Assembly of 13 witches : COVEN
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Ridiculous : ABSURD
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Bull Run battle site : MANASSAS
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Ways : ROADS
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Captain's quarters : CABIN
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Old Orkney land unit : URE
33
West Point beast : MULE
34
Football coach Don : SHULA
35
Ardor : ELAN
36
Tree : ELM
37
Moby Dick : WHALE
38
Boating hazards : SNAGS
39
Mr. Chips et al. : TEACHERS
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Stony: Fr. : PETREE
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Prisons in Pembroke : GAOLS
43
Hay bundle : BALE
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Wintry, old style : BRUMAL
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Musical compliment : SERENADE
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Tops : AONE
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Ancient seat of learning : ALEXANDRIA
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Fuss : TODO
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Twin-hulled boats : CATAMARANS
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Schusses : SKIS
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Agnew : SPIRO
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Irritable : EDGY
Down
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Fish : SCAD
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"Present!" : HERE
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Bulwer-Lytton hero : ARAM
4
Lethargy : HEBETUDE
5
Like morning-after tongues : COATED
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Capital of County Clare : ENNIS
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Singer Kirk : LISA
8
Huon Gulf port : LAE
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Yugoslav region : SLAVONIA
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Notches : SCORES
11
Word for Florida : PENINSULAR
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Actor Walter : ABEL
13
Famed Italian actress : DUSE
15
Certain groups of courses : MINORS
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First name in Russia : IVAN
23
Nautical unit of length : CABLE
24
Medieval helmet : ARMET
25
Casino game : BOULE
26
Miscellany : SALMAGUNDI
27
Heavy hammers : MAULS
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"___ to Live" : ARAGE
29
Meaning : SENSE
31
Scorches : CHARS
34
Varnishes : SHELLACS
35
Double ___ : ENTENDRE
37
Command to a horse : WHOA
38
Moon goddess : SELENA
40
Engraved gems : CAMEOS
41
Andean plateau : PARAMO
43
San Antonio's county : BEXAR
44
Louisville sluggers : BATS
45
Castle in chess : ROOK
46
Egyptian king : SETI
47
Rumanian city : ARAD
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Cartoonist Darling : DING
49
Untroubled : EASY
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Circuit : LAP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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