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New York Times, Wednesday, January 20, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,830
Across
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Antilles resort island : ARUBA
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___ to the good : ALL
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Kind of wind : TRADE
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Lawyers' concerns : CASES
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Scottish river : DEE
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Ship : OILER
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Flood stage : CREST
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Periodical, for short : MAG
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___ acid : AMINO
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Italian poet : TASSO
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Overwhelms : INUNDATES
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Galleys : TRIREMES
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Ski lift : TBAR
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Withers : FADES
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Actual being : ESSE
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Turndown : REFUSAL
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District on the Thames : STAINES
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One at ___ : ATIME
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Rulers : TSARS
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Thatched : STRAWED
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Part of R.O.T.C. : RESERVE
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Noted : SEEN
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Relative of applejack : CIDER
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Bright light : NEON
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Exceed : OUTREACH
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Early church language : LATELATIN
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Arizona Indians : HOPIS
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Tony or Oscar : AWARD
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Cost of borrowing: Abbr. : INT
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Informed : AWARE
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Phileas Fogg's creator : VERNE
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___ out : EKE
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Basis for a Scout badge : MERIT
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Viper : ADDER
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Ukraine, for one: Abbr. : SSR
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Squeeze : PRESS
Down
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Statement: Abbr. : ACCT
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___ avis : RARA
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Takes advantage of : USES
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Lady from Independence : BESSTRUMAN
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U.S. capitalist : ASTOR
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Nelson or Nimitz : ADMIRAL
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Inclined : LEANED
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Vegetables : LEGUMES
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Witches'-brew ingredients : TOADS
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Terza ___ : RIMA
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Dismounted : ALIT
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Sand hill, in England : DENE
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Greek god : EROS
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Oriole's home : NEST
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"___ body kiss a body . . . " : IFA
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Volcanic rock : TRASS
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Davis : BETTE
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Light ___ under : AFIRE
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Mamie : EISENHOWER
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Trap : SNARE
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Power brake : SERVO
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German city : ESSEN
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Do tailoring : SEW
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Cockney's headgear : ATS
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S.A. country: Abbr. : ECUA
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Short songs : DITTIES
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Go back onstage : REENTER
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Period : ERA
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Milk and water : DRINKS
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More mature : OLDER
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No. 1 athlete : CHAMP
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Mauna Loa sight : LAVA
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Inspired : AWED
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Late, in Paris : TARD
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Sea bird : ERNE
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Reduce : PARE
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Rainbow : IRIS
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New-math units : SETS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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