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New York Times, Tuesday, January 5, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,815
Across
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TV comic Wilson : FLIP
5
Women's ___ : LIB
8
Chapter of Koran : SURA
12
Aspect : AURA
13
Crapshooter's gear : BONES
15
Son of Seth : ENOS
16
Certain timepiece : SPIROAGNEWWATCH
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Having a will : TESTATE
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Share : PARTAKE
21
Alibi man : IKE
22
Principles : TENETS
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City on the Rhone : ARLES
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Invitation : BID
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Name in journalism : ALSOP
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Pairs : DUOS
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Victory : WIN
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Stow in a ship's hold : STEEVE
33
Member of U.S.N. : ENS
34
Narcotic : HASHISH
36
Pasture : LEA
37
"A ___ grass is no less . . . " : LEAFOF
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"Drink of Englishmen" : ALE
40
Current water pollutant: Abbr. : MERC
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Like ___ : ASNOT
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Consumed : ATE
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Fullness : WIDTH
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Minute amounts : GRAINS
46
Bristle : AWN
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Apparent : SEEMING
49
Baseball pitches : SLIDERS
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Rec room fixture : COLORTELEVISION
55
Feminine suffixes : INES
56
Ritual ceremony: Var. : ORGIA
57
Approximately : ORSO
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Greek peak : OSSA
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Main and others: Abbr. : STS
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Hay and oats : FEED
Down
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"Spartacus" author : FAST
2
Mexican Spitfire of films : LUPE
3
Flag : IRIS
4
Litigants : PARTIES
5
Partitioned-off area : LOGE
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One of nine: Abbr. : INN
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Honked : BEEPED
8
City on Puget Sound : SEATTLE
9
Like young corn : UNTASSELED
10
Name for Alcatraz : ROCK
11
Big man on the court : ASHE
13
Moderate : BATE
14
Dive or song : SWAN
17
Trees : OAKS
18
Flower arrangement : WREATH
22
Military headgear : TINHATS
23
Writer St. Johns : ADELA
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Spells : RUNES
25
Sprawly city : LOSANGELES
26
Encore! : BIS
28
Manifest : OVERT
29
Clingstone, for one : PEACH
31
Member of U.S.A.F. : WAF
32
Compass reading : SSE
34
Some oratory : HOTAIR
35
French land area : ILE
38
West Pacific island : FORMOSA
40
" . . . wars begin in the ___ men" : MINDSOF
42
Infuriates : ANGERS
43
Event of the '40's : WWII
45
Division word : INTO
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Edison's middle name : ALVA
47
Shadow: Prefix : SCIO
48
Periods of time : EONS
49
Spanish half dozen : SEIS
50
Cork's land : EIRE
51
___ of Sharon : ROSE
52
Tidy, in Edinburgh : SNOD
54
Opposite of hvy. : LGT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 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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