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New York Times, Saturday, January 2, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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N
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A
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P
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C
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A
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M
7
A
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S
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M
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A
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A
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M
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A
G
O
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G
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P
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R
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A
L
T
A
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S
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S
O
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M
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D
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N
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A
N
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S
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L
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G
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A
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A
T
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E
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O
N
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P
M
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P
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O
L
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S
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A
R
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D
R
A
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P
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E
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D
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I
N
R
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T
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D
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S
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I
N
O
N
U
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E
T
A
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C
U
R
E
A
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L
L
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S
U
B
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R
A
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I
O
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E
R
N
E
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A
T
R
I
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S
P
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D
U
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P
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H
O
U
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S
E
M
E
N
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E
R
A
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T
O
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R
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G
A
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I
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W
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A
N
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Y
O
U
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P
E
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D
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U
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C
A
P
T
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O
N
S
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E
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T
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A
K
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N
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4
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L
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N
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A
L
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C
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A
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D
S
O
© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,812
Across
1
Snooze : NAP
4
Western U.S. plant : CAMAS
9
"Yes, ___" : MAAM
13
Twittery : AGOG
15
Independently : APART
16
Can. province : ALTA
17
Passable : SOSO
18
Cretan sight : MTIDA
19
Pour ___ : ITON
20
Wall piers : ANTAS
22
Sanction : LEGALIZE
24
To ___ : ATEE
26
Noon's follower : ONEPM
27
Center of attraction : POLESTAR
30
Arranged in folds : DRAPED
34
Concerning : INRE
35
Urchins : TADS
37
Turkish leader : INONU
38
Greek letter : ETA
39
Elixir : CUREALL
41
Bench-warmer : SUB
42
Mathematical association : RATIO
44
Marine bird : ERNE
45
Italian town : ATRI
46
Increased the pace : SPEDUP
48
Bouncers : HOUSEMEN
50
Muse : ERATO
52
Latvian port : RIGA
53
Message from Uncle Sam : IWANTYOU
56
In concealment : PERDU
59
Relative of lieut. : CAPT
60
Start : ONSET
63
Similar : AKIN
64
Twice 2055.5 : 4III
65
Suspicious : LEERY
66
Exactly suited : NEAT
67
Fish sauce : ALEC
68
Upbeat in music : ARSIS
69
Brit. award : DSO
Down
1
Space org. : NASA
2
Literary conflict : AGON
3
Price of a letter : POSTALRATE
4
Rotating machine part : CAM
5
Disposed : APT
6
Certain business concerns : MAILORDERHOUSES
7
Tennyson's seaman : ARDEN
8
Put on : STAGED
9
All-weather worker : MAILMAN
10
High: Prefix : ALTI
11
From ___ (all the way) : ATOZ
12
Heavy hair : MANE
14
Facial feature : GOATEE
21
French possessive : SES
23
Showery time : APRIL
25
Famous last words : ETTU
27
Port sights : PIERS
28
Handy : ONTAP
29
Swiss river : AARE
31
Cancelled in a way : POSTMARKED
32
Habituate: Var. : ENURE
33
Substitute a voice on a soundtrack : DUBIN
36
Healthy in Spain : SANO
39
Tennis locale : COURT
40
Their, in France : LEUR
43
Following the same course : IDENTIC
45
Medit. sea arm : AEGEAN
47
Compensation of a sort : PAYOLA
49
Taste : SIP
51
Paint additive : TONER
53
Collegiate org. : IC4A
54
Baleful sound : WAIL
55
" . . . baked in ___" : APIE
57
Buenos ___ (good morning) : DIAS
58
Biblical preposition : UNTO
61
Biblical name : ERI
62
Cobb and others : TYS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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