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New York Times, Wednesday, September 5, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,789
Across
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Grackle : DAW
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Café au ___ : LAIT
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Guy : CHAP
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Bravos, in Spain : OLES
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Renege, in a way : WELSH
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Bugs Bunny, for one : HARE
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Neighbor of Ida. : MONT
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"___ to be born . . . " : ATIME
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Settled down : ALIT
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Super : OUTOFTHISWORLD
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Stale : TRITE
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Calendar abbr. : OCT
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Loft occupants : CHOIRS
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Toady : PARASITE
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Waters : HOSES
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Looms : BULKS
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Filch : NIM
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Mars : ARES
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Storms : RAGES
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Hauling: Abbr. : CTGE
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Food fish : IDE
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Honors : FETES
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Hearten : CHEER
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Children's game : REDLIGHT
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Kind of bomb or picker : CHERRY
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Prefix for gram : ANA
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Boor : CHURL
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Depressed : DOWNINTHEMOUTH
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Small boat : DORY
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Water wheel : NORIA
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Music halls : ODEA
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Grimm starter : ONCE
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Order : EDICT
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Blue shade : TEAL
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Stingy : NEAR
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City or copy : DESK
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Compass point : SSE
Down
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Major-___ : DOMO
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Big-league name : ALOU
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Deteriorated : WENTTOSEED
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Oblivion : LETHE
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Et ___ : ALII
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Doctrines : ISMS
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Whole ball of wax : THEWORKS
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Projects : CHARTS
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Campus building : HALL
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Jejune : ARID
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Snit : PET
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Floors : STORIES
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L. A. area : WATTS
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Douglas et al. : FIRS
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S. A. tubers : OCAS
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Sedan or morris : CHAIR
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Multitude : HORDE
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Western Sound : PUGET
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Drinks : ALES
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Breaks : INTERLUDES
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Kind of moth or lily : TIGER
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Type of board : EMERY
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Blood ___ : BATH
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Recovered : REGAINED
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Cigar : CHEROOT
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European : FINN
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Buddy : CHUM
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A.B.A. member : LAWYER
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Sharper : CHEAT
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Kind of pea : CHICK
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Over : DONE
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Killer whale : ORCA
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Protuberance : NODE
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Speaker of baseball : TRIS
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Congou and yaupon : TEAS
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Drag : HALE
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River in U.S.S.R. : DON

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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