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New York Times, Wednesday, January 13, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,823
Across
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___-pie : CAPA
5
Follows a bearish market trend : SELLS
10
Shoo! : SCAT
14
Sheik, for one : ARAB
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Self-esteem : PRIDE
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Small jug : TOBY
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Partner of tattered : TORN
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___ bell : RINGA
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Western world: Abbr. : AMER
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Adds to a poker pot : SWEETENS
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Small knob of land : PIMPLE
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Lady Jane : GREY
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Edible mushroom : MOREL
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Chrysalises : PUPAE
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Exhibitionism : SHOWINESS
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Makes happy : ELATES
35
Tempters : EVES
36
Sulfur: Prefix : THI
37
Salt tree : ATLE
38
Houston player : OILER
40
Of brain tissue : PIAL
41
Scream, in Nice : CRI
42
Time-bomb mechanism : FUSE
43
Meander : STROLL
45
Carpentry sound : HAMMERING
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Tendencies : BENTS
49
Becomes tiring : PALLS
50
Med. course : ANAT
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Mortar and ___ : PESTLE
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Lack of appetite : ANOREXIA
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Encourage : ABET
59
Tropical fruit : MANGO
61
Divide : REND
62
Posture : POSE
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Exeunt ___ : OMNES
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"I'm ___ hurry" : INNO
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Communal insects : ANTS
66
Urban problem : NOISE
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Fling : TOSS
Down
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___ pajamas : CATS
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Lined up : AROW
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Reduce : PARE
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Relinquish : ABNEGATE
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Carousal : SPREE
6
One of the Furies : ERINYS
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Mythical unicorns : LINS
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Ahead: Abbr. : LDG
9
Nautical nations : SEAPOWERS
10
Plant part : STAMEN
11
Finish : COMPLETION
12
Biblical brother : ABEL
13
City of purple : TYRE
21
Up a ___ : TREE
23
Eye part : IRIS
25
Act : MOVE
26
Fruit : PEACH
27
Extreme : ULTRA
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Reworked parchment : PALIMPSEST
30
Ship launcher of legend : HELEN
31
Bible word : SHALT
32
Window parts : SILLS
34
Popular flavor : SOURLEMON
39
Egyptian goddess : ISIS
40
Past tense in grammar : PRETERIT
42
Stumbled : FELL
44
Beam of a certain shape : TBAR
46
Dull finishes : MATTES
47
River of India : GANGES
51
Gear for a horse thief : NOOSE
52
Family member : PAPA
53
Black : EBON
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Years, for Caesar : ANNI
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Alien: Prefix : XENO
56
Hostelries : INNS
57
Bustles : ADOS
60
Common Latin verb : AMO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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