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New York Times, Saturday, January 23, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,833

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Do a slow burn : SEETHE
7
Smart : CHIC
11
Traffic component : CAB
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Total : ALLOUT
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Island off Scotland : IONA
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Musical based on Uris book : ARI
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Ersatz-brain study : CYBERNETICS
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Encore! : BIS
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Cottonwood : ALAMO
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Finally : ATLAST
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Gator's cousin : CROC
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Sediment : SILT
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Fisherman : EELER
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Oriental nanas : AYAHS
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Eleven or nine : TEAM
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Healthy: Sp. : SANO
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Restraining rope : TETHER
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Bevel : SLANT
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Specifies : ASSIGNS
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Jimmy : CROWBAR
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Fountain orders : SODAS
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Addison's friend : STEELE
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Event, in Spain : ACTO
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Saratoga et al. : SPAS
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Musical key : AFLAT
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Uneasy headwear : CROWN
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Bede : ADAM
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U.S. inventor : OTIS
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Minted : COINED
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Sad : DREAR
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Hooter : OWL
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Milk proteins : CASEINOGENS
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Arikara : REE
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Secret group : KLAN
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Restless : UNEASY
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Insecticide : DDT
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___ up (completes) : SEWS
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Hassles : SETTOS
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Western Indian : SAC
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English cathedral city : ELY
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Jujube shrub : ELB
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Fair distribution : TOEACHHISOWN
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Toss : HURL
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Spirit lamps : ETNAS
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Old dulcimers : CITOLES
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___ polloi : HOI
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"Child of the sun" : INCA
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Social division : CASTE
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Occult doctrine : CABALA
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Not down : ARISEN
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Café : BISTRO
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Discharge : EMIT
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Part of Kipling's plea : LESTWEFORGET
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Against: Prefix : CATA
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Gypsy men : RYES
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Grain : OATS
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Chalky mineral : TALC
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Utah flower : SEGO
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Red planet : MARS
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Boxing periods: Abbr. : RNDS
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Mark: Lat. : NOTA
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Grape juice : SAPA
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Zone : BELT
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Soaks, as flax : RETS
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Depresses : SADDENS
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Agreement : ACCORD
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Boasted : CROWED
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Grooming process : TOILET
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Loose garment : SARI
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Capes : NECKS
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Waiters' offerings : MENUS
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Valley : DALE
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Excellent : AONE
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" ... ere I ___ Elba" : SAW
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Consume : EAT
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Naval initials : NSO
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Part of CBS: Abbr. : SYS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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