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New York Times, Thursday, January 7, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has supersymmetry.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,817
Across
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Reveals : BARES
6
Fable author : AESOP
11
Marriageable : NUBILE
12
Milwaukee player : BREWER
14
Sugar-cane residue : BAGASSE
15
Lists of things to be done : AGENDAS
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F.D.R. agency : OPA
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Apparition : EIDOLON
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Seventh-century date : DCL
21
Research rooms : LABS
23
Byzantine image : EIKON
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Et ___ : ALII
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Tending to: Suffix : ULOUS
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Bard's nightfall : EEN
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As regards : ANENT
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Stifle : SMOTHER
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Fleers : EMIGRES
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Unit of weight : TON
34
Earthbound bird : EMU
35
Insults : OFFENDS
39
Earhart et al. : AMELIAS
43
TV's Mary Tyler : MOORE
44
System : ISM
46
Old $10 coin : EAGLE
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Son of Aphrodite : EROS
48
Where the girls are : HAREM
50
What pigs do : ROOT
51
Destroy by fire : GUT
52
Of the thigh : FEMORAL
54
Greek letter : RHO
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Hypodermic feeder : AMPOULE
57
Boise resident : IDAHOAN
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Chef's specialties : SAUCES
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Entire ranges : GAMUTS
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Girl's name : DIANE
62
Auguries : OMENS
Down
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Imaginary terror : BUGABOO
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Camel's-hair fabric : ABA
3
Singer Stevens : RISE
4
Bovine name : ELSIE
5
More shabbily dressed : SEEDIER
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Mother-of-pearl mollusk : ABALONE
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Work-heat measure : ERGON
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Perceived : SEEN
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Acknowledge : OWN
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Pushcart salesman : PEDDLER
11
Flame-thrower adjunct : NAPALM
13
French dramatist : RACINE
14
Pill for animals : BOLUS
16
Narrow openings : SLITS
19
Turkish weight : OKE
22
Mill where gold was discovered : SUTTERS
24
Gaunt : ANGULAR
26
Was eminent : SHONE
28
Evangelist McPherson : AIMEE
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Boundary : END
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Hebrew letter : MEM
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Alpha and ___ : OMEGA
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Discussion meetings : FORUMS
37
Highwayman : FOOTPAD
38
Chang and Eng : SIAMESE
39
Vespucci : AMERIGO
40
Luzon natives : IGOROTS
41
Hawaiian greetings : ALOHAS
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U.S. nature writer : SETON
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Impresario's favorite sign : SRO
48
Wife of Menelaus : HELEN
49
Word in a palindrome : MADAM
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Juan de ___ Strait : FUCA
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Ineffectual : LAME
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Parisian assent : OUI
58
Attila was one : HUN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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