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New York Times, Monday, August 27, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 52, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 4, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,780

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Across
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Formerly, of old : ERST
5
The Divine ___ of stage : SARAH
10
Italian noble : ESTE
14
Pickle vegetable, for short : CUKE
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Entertain : AMUSE
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Burn : CHAR
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Moslem noble : AMIR
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Cooking herb : BASIL
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Odd, in Scotland : ORRA
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Record: Var. : ANNAL
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Piece of needlework : SAMPLER
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___-Margret : ANN
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Start : BEGIN
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Made over : REDID
29
Relative : NIECE
31
Ranch gear : LASSO
33
Goddess: Lat. : DEA
34
Wall decoration : DADO
35
Poetic adverb : EEN
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Like an outdoorsy Englishman : TWEEDY
38
Mix-up of a sort : TOSSEDSALAD
41
Plant shoot : STOLON
43
Kind of jazz : RAG
44
Serb or Slovene : SLAV
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Limb : ARM
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Adjust : RESET
50
Stone pillar : STELE
51
Jumped : LEAPT
53
Tennyson heroine : ISOLT
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Make edging : TAT
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Orchestra part : STRINGS
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Ejects : OUSTS
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U. S. Indian : OTOE
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Part of 38 Across : ONION
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N. T. book : LUKE
65
Drinks : ALES
66
Velvetlike material : PANNE
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Words in a Sammy Davis title : ICAN
68
Hardy character : TESS
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Composer : ELGAR
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Repair : MEND
Down
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Govt. agency : ECA
2
Black Sea land : RUMANIA
3
Part of 38 Across : SKINNEDTOMATOES
4
Sea bird : TERN
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Fine fur : SABLE
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Doctors' org. : AMA
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Part of 38 Across : RUSSIANDRESSING
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Eastern peoples : ASIANS
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Pilot's place : HELM
10
School: Fr. : ECOLE
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Part of 38 Across : SHREDDEDLETTUCE
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Lingered : TARRIED
13
Age : ERA
21
Fortas : ABE
23
Kind of police car : PROWL
24
Conjunction : AND
26
Joy : GLEE
28
Period of time : DAY
30
Unruffled : COOL
32
Hart : STAG
35
Old-time slave : ESNE
37
Direction : EAST
39
Out: Fr. : SORTI
40
Japanese leader : SATO
41
My gal : SAL
42
Rail crossover : TRESTLE
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Man from Nome : ALASKAN
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Doctor for Asta : VET
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Give the high sign : SIGNAL
50
Man's nickname : STU
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Iron : PRESS
54
Hermit : LONER
57
Relative of nix : NOPE
59
Summerville of films : SLIM
60
Grain : OAT
62
"Not ___ bet!" : ONA
64
Finish : END

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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