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New York Times, Saturday, September 8, 1973

15-Across : Insignificant

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,792
Across
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Kind of tax : SALES
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Like some cheese : SHARP
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Small people : SHRIMPS
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Farm implements : SEEDERS
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Insignificant : TRIVIAL
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King Arthur locale : CAMELOT
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Ice, in Berlin : EIS
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Vibrating sound : TREMOLO
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Marsh elder : IVA
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Pays up : ANTES
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Plays good golf : PARS
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Brace : PAIR
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Kind of lumber : DEAL
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Ornamental case : ETUI
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Diver's affliction : BENDS
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Orchestra section : REEDS
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Indiana city : LAPORTE
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Turn thumbs down : VETO
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Roadside diner sign : EATS
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Orisons : PRAYERS
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Blue and potato : CHIPS
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Galts : TROTS
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Peace symbol : DOVE
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"___, poor Yorick" : ALAS
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Surf sound : ROTE
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Hair : PILE
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Without skill : INEPT
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Baseball statistic: Abbr. : ERA
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___ Years' War : HUNDRED
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Bee: Prefix : API
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Orange tree of Japan : SATSUMA
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___ Antilles : GREATER
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Of the breastbone : STERNAL
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Blackboard adjuncts : ERASERS
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Works on copy : EDITS
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Toboggans : SLEDS
Down
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Fraternal man : SHRINER
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Grain appendages : ARISTAE
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Roman 54 : LIV
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Exudes : EMITS
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Lustrous mineral : SPAR
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Marine animals : SEALS
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Blood: Prefix : HEMO
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Drink : ADE
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Trustful : RELIANT
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Furnish : PROVIDE
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Place : STEAD
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Failed to be alert : SLEPT
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Smeltery leavings : SCORIAE
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Pilots' aids : STARS
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Handle roughly : MAUL
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Exalt : ELEVATE
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Rug, cat or gulf : PERSIAN
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Town in N. E. Italy : ESTE
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Anderson's "___ Your Houses" : BOTH
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Tunisian rulers : DEYS
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Set the ___ : PACE
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Kind of number : ORDINAL
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Allot : PRORATE
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Spun : ROTATED
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Convinced : SOLD
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Folded : PLEATED
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Army field experts : SAPPERS
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Lock of hair : TRESS
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Edge : VERGE
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Moves : STIRS
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Cougars : PUMAS
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Consummate : IDEAL
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Foxy event : HUNT
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Makes a booboo : ERRS
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Indian title : SRI
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Enzyme: Suffix : ASE

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