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New York Times, Monday, September 17, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,801

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Across
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High passes : COLS
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"Where there's ___ . . . " : AWILL
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Highlands native : SCOT
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This: Lat. : HAEC
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Birthplace of Livy : PADUA
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Charlie's spouse : OONA
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Glacial ridges: Var. : ASAR
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Tusky turret : IVORYTOWER
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Sunset ___ : STRIP
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Perfume resin : ELEMI
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One-pointer in Football: Abbr. : PAT
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Relative, to Uncle Remus : BRER
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Aleutian island : ATTU
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" . . . wet with honest ___" : SWEAT
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Overland movers : VANLINES
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Ordinal suffix : ETH
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Writer Mannes : MARYA
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Contents of la plume : ENCRE
38
Scut : TAIL
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Split ___ (cavil) : HAIRS
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Addis Ababa's province : SHOA
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"The ___ Loving" : ARTOF
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Clumsy : INEPT
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Murrow et al. : EDS
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Increasing severalfold : TREBLING
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Framework : CADRE
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Mend : HEAL
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Rice wine : SAKE
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P. I. peak : APO
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Upstate N. Y. village : ILION
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Newspaper edition : EXTRA
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Kind of panel : BLUERIBBON
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"Wind in the Willows" character : TOAD
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"Paradise ___" : LOST
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Lachrymose lady : NIOBE
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Rapier : EPEE
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That is: Abbr. : IDEST
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Actor Robert : RYAN
Down
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Cartoonist Addams : CHAS
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Hop dryer : OAST
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Goneril's father : LEAR
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Journalist : SCRIBE
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Bee: Prefix : API
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Vacillate : WAVER
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Baal, for one : IDOL
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Decoy : LURE
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Nonprofessional : LAYMAN
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Welland's counterpart : SOO
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Ranch fugure : COWPUNCHER
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"___ penny, . . . " : ONEA
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Kind of remark : TART
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Championship : TITLE
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Stroller : PRAM
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Arctic base : ETAH
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Pans : TINS
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Bart of football : STARR
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Home, to Fala : WHITEHOUSE
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Contesting : VYING
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Swiss river : AARE
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Undermine : ERODE
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Red and Black : SEAS
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"L'___, c'est moi" : ETAT
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Cloud or tree : RAIN
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Ear part : LOBE
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Dog's friend: Abbr. : SPCA
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Bent : FLAIR
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Gate money : TAKE
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Some of the Big Ten : ILLINI
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On the right : DEXTER
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Parvenus : SNOBS
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Fit : ABLE
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Leaky-faucet sound : PLOP
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Bibliographic notation : IBID
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Hautboy : OBOE
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Sir Robert Peel, for one : TORY
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Tabula ___ : RASA
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Arabian area : ADEN
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Midi summer : ETE
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Kind of proceeds : NET

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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