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New York Times, Thursday, January 28, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,838

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Across
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Food fish : SHAD
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Ending for gab : FEST
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Meager : SCANT
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Sharpen : HONE
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Table spread : OLEO
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Musical group : CHOIR
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Three to a side : OUTS
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Cheat in a way : OVERCHARGE
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Ran a meeting : PRESIDED
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"___ land of the free . . . " : OERTHE
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Cocktail : SIDECAR
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Pain : HURT
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Parched : ARID
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Vocal trio : TERZETTO
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Light-bulb word : WATT
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Type of salesman : DOORTODOOR
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Baba : ALI
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Features of clown's feet : BIGTOES
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Place for notes: Abbr. : MRG
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Performances : RENDITIONS
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Comply : OBEY
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Photography plate : NEGATIVE
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Say one's thank-___ : YOUS
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Snow field : NEVE
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Abandon : SCUTTLE
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In ___ (in kind) : SPECIE
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Embark : STARTOUT
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Cassini's field : WOMENSWEAR
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N. Y. theater : ANTA
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Sluggish : INERT
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Penmanship : HAND
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Retain : KEEP
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Plaster of Paris : GESSO
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Automotive name : OLDS
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Being: Lat. : ESSE
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Boutiques : SHOPS
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Beautiful woman : HOURI
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Preceding in time : ANTEDATING
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Menu item : DESSERT
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Nutritionist's concern : FOODADDITIVES
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Young eel : ELVER
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Sesame product : SEED
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High crag : TOR
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Lively movements : SCHERZOS
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Mapped : CHARTED
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Artery: Prefix : AORT
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Almost : NIGH
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Ash, for one : TREE
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V.I.P.-treatment aids : COURTESYCARDS
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Here, in Paris : ICI
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Wading bird : HERON
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From head ___ : TOTOE
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Churchyard sights : TOMBSTONES
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Ripped : TORE
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Unbridled action : ORGY
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Alert : WARN
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Sheltered : ALEE
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Pointed arch : OGIVE
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Start eating, as an apple : BITEINTO
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Rockettes, for instance : DANCERS
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Discarded film : OUTTAKE
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___ Gang : OUR
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Position : STAND
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Stringed instruments : LUTES
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Storehouse : ETAPE
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Gulp : SWIG
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Corn bread : PONE
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Scottish friends : EMES
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Waterproof : SEAL
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"___ can it be?" : WHO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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