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New York Times, Sunday, August 19, 1973

Author: Elaine D. Schorr
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { F J X Z }, Scrabble score: 520 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 5, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Elaine D. Schorr has 49 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,772
Across Down
1. "South Pacific" song locale : BALI
5. Metric measures: Abbr. : CMS
8. Do art work : ETCH
12. Kind of note : GRACE
17. Old Greek coin : OBOL
18. BB, for one : SHOT
19. Bride, in Bonn : BRAUT
21. Venetian coin : DUCAT
22. Pacific explorer's activity : COOKSTOUR
24. Mania for cutting hair : BARBERSITCH
26. Arctic bird : AUK
27. Newts : TRITONS
29. Unaspirated : LENE
30. ___ bene : NOTA
31. Outmoded: Abbr. : OBS
33. Comet's head : COMA
34. Scraps : ORTS
35. Tenth of a sen : RIN
36. Rake : ROUE
38. Represent : ENACT
40. Aquarium fish : TETRAS
43. Do a tailoring job : ALTER
45. Las Vegas area : STRIP
47. Kind of poker, with 5 Down : DEALERS
50. Golf tourney : MASTERS
53. Big name in Troy : AENEAS
56. Baby wear : SACQUE
57. Hitchcock's 39 : STEPS
59. Pueblo people : KERES
61. Intimidate : DAUNT
62. John or Bonar : LAW
65. Louis XV word : APRES
67. Left out : ELIDED
69. Spanish child : NINO
70. Go amiss : ERR
71. Mild oath by a compositor : PRINTERSDEVIL
74. Certain scholar's hour : TEN
75. Kind of hammer : TRIP
77. Those not present : OTHERS
78. Flynn : ERROL
79. Time periods: Abbr. : YRS
80. ___-miss : HITOR
82. Kind of geometry : SOLID
83. Meuse city : SEDAN
85. Symmetrized : EVENED
87. Eat humble pie : RECANT
90. Descendants of Shem : SEMITES
94. Quick attacks : SORTIES
96. Lifeless : AMORT
98. Roman rooms : ATRIA
99. Entertain in a way : SINGTO
101. Webster and Beery : NOAHS
103. Grate : RASP
104. First 3 of 26 : ABC
106. Causes soreness : RAWS
108. Pintail duck : SMEE
109. Month: Abbr. : DEC
110. Dear ones : SIRS
112. Seabird : ERNE
113. Brimful : REPLETE
115. Thai isthmus : KRA
118. Star in dog-training class : TEACHERSPET
121. Hugh Hefner, e.g. : LADIESMAN
123. Tilter's suit : ARMOR
124. Nutcracker, for one : SUITE
125. Anthony : EDEN
126. Immanuel : KANT
127. Statements: Abbr. : REPTS
128. Boot liners : PACS
129. ___ Darya (Soviet river) : SYR
130. "Picnic" author : INGE
1. Chica or Raton : BOCA
2. Eastern name : ABOU
3. People in high places : LOOKOUTS
4. Genre : ILK
5. See 47 Across : CHOICE
6. Fake furs : MOUTONS
7. Organic frameworks : STROMATA
8. Falls off : EBBS
9. ___-la : TRA
10. Italian director, with 76 Down : CARLO
11. Part of H.H.H. : HUBERT
12. Mdse. : GDS
13. Downfall : RUIN
14. Antidote for upstaging : ACTORSEQUITY
15. Saguaros : CACTI
16. Allen : ETHAN
18. Ship: Abbr. : STR
20. Bivouacked : TENTED
23. Map abbrs. : STS
25. Residues: Fr. : RESTES
28. Button base : NACRE
32. Symbols of redness : BEETS
36. Zodiac sign : RAM
37. Spanish wave : OLA
39. Symbol of nothingness : TINKERSDAMN
41. Catfish : RAAD
42. Link of Northwest : ALCAN
44. Repeat a bugging job : RETAP
46. Rinds : PEELS
48. Wall St. figure : RUNNER
49. Sutures : SETONS
51. Glossy proof : REPRO
52. Mast poles : SPRITS
54. Take for ___ : ARIDE
55. Ceremonial feasts : SEDERS
58. Man of Brazil : SENHOR
60. French porcelain : SEVRES
62. States of oblivion : LETHES
63. Coming, in Italy : ARRIVO
64. Stomach ache for Poe : WRITERSCRAMP
66. Stone slab : STELE
68. Electron tube : DIODE
72. Heath plant : ERICA
73. S. A. beast : LLAMA
76. See 10 Down : PONTI
81. Curb : REIN
84. Saltpeter : NITRE
86. M.S. or D.D. : DEGREE
88. Snare : NOOSE
89. Stamps on : TRAMPLES
91. Rail worker : TRACKMAN
92. Ice, in Bonn : EIS
93. Weaken : SAP
95. Belle and Bart : STARRS
97. The Tigers' neighbor : THELADY
100. Admits : OWNSUP
102. Gardener's gear : SEEDER
104. Spectral type : ASTAR
105. French café order : BIERE
107. Brown color : SEPIA
109. Sandra or Ruby : DEE
111. Burns, for one : SCOT
113. Ways: Abbr. : RTES
114. Can or type : TIN
116. Pealed : RANG
117. Stake : ANTE
119. Aaron clouts: Abbr. : HRS
120. Common abbr. : ETC
122. Aspen sight : SKI

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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