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New York Times, Wednesday, August 8, 1973

6-Down : Opinions

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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H
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U
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E
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S
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A
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V
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A
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N
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T
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H
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A
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B
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O
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M
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B
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O
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D
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S
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S
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D
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C
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R
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R
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O
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T
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P
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C
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L
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C
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B
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C
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H
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O
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T
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I
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R
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L
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E
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Y
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D
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E
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R
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P
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T
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S
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Y
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E
R
O
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R
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N
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W
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F
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R
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U
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P
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S
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L
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O
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R
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E
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C
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F
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O
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R
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A
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S
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T
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S
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,761
Across
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Outcries : HUES
5
Kind of garde : AVANT
10
King of Israel : AHAB
14
Girl-watch : OGLE
15
Jollity : MIRTH
16
Gaucho's weapon : BOLA
17
Antediluvian : OLDASMETHUSELAH
20
Work on Easter eggs : DYE
21
Intimidates : COWS
22
Fortified works : REDANS
23
Horses : ROANS
25
Cooking measure: Abbr. : TSP
26
Clique : CABAL
28
Musical closing : CODA
29
Grape purchase: Abbr. : BCH
32
Ready to function : OPERATIONAL
35
Richard ___ : ROE
36
Etruscan title : LARS
37
Theme : ESSAY
38
Family girls: Abbr. : DAUS
39
Go astray : ERR
40
Wall pieces : PANELSTRIPS
42
Eye woe : STY
43
Greek god : EROS
44
Adoree of films : RENEE
45
Cambodia's Angkor ___ : WAT
46
Dieter's dessert : FRUIT
48
Earth-fault displacement : UPSLIP
52
Spoken : ORAL
53
Kind of room : REC
56
Spa that never was : FOUNTAINOFYOUTH
59
Western state: Abbr. : OREG
60
Perch : ROOST
61
Movie dog : ASTA
62
Establishes : SETS
63
Lawyers' concerns : TORTS
64
Word with one or door : STEP
Down
1
Pride of some cobras : HOOD
2
Objectionable : UGLY
3
Kind of wine or jelly : ELDERBERRY
4
Great amount : SEA
5
Egyptian god : AMMON
6
Opinions : VIEWS
7
College study : ARTS
8
High degree : NTH
9
Maids' usual days off : THURSDAYS
10
Retired : ABED
11
Rancho shout : HOLA
12
Paton or King : ALAN
13
Cries of disgust : BAHS
18
Milan opera name : SCALA
19
Leaf : SEPAL
24
Sculls : OARS
25
Of sounds : TONAL
26
Slaw and Porter : COLES
27
Split : APART
28
Chats : COSES
29
High-level advisory group : BRAINTRUST
30
Kind of auto : COUPE
31
German state : HESSE
33
Rip in two : TEARAPART
34
"God ___ a man ... " : ISNOT
38
German three : DREI
40
Lapwing : PEWIT
41
Indeed : TRULY
46
Cover a cake : FROST
47
Log masses : RAFTS
48
Saucers from Mars : UFOS
49
Study intently : PORE
50
Bird-feed item : SUET
51
Coats' insides: Abbr. : LNGS
52
___ about (approximately) : ONOR
54
Feminine suffix : ETTE
55
Fellow : CHAP
57
Decimal number : IOO
58
New World alliance : OAS

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

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