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BRIGHTWORK

New York Times, Sunday, October 10, 1971

Author:
Hume R. Craft
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 621 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
Hume R. Craft has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,093
Across
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U. S. suffragist : CATT
5
In short supply : SCANT
10
Took a break : RESTED
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Old plaster source : PARIS
21
Suffix for cell or pop : ULAR
22
Less vivid : PALER
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Symbol of rank : ERMINE
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Nest : ABODE
25
Bright ones : ILLUMINATI
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Weapon : FLAMETHROWER
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Certain husbands : CUCKOLDS
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Uber ___ : ALLES
32
Cluster design : OAKLEAF
33
Biblical twelve: Abbr. : APS
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Norse god : ULL
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___ fixe : IDEE
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Riled : HETUP
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Misfortunes : ILLS
40
Part of F.O.B. : FREEON
42
Sleeve card : ACE
44
Slugger Roger : MARIS
46
Gay-nineties novelties : INCANDESCENTLAMPS
51
___-a-Dale : ALLAN
56
Car groups : POOLS
57
Indonesian island : NIAS
58
Ottoman title : DEY
59
Area around hockey goal : CREASE
60
Irish expletive : ARRA
61
Commercials : ADS
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Reactor areas : CORES
65
Togetherness symbol : SARDINES
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Symington : STU
68
Miss the ___ : BUS
69
Baseball thrill : HOMER
70
Feel for : PITY
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Rodin work: Abbr. : STAT
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Hero-Leander locale : SESTOS
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Greek city-state : POLIS
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Painter Rockwell : KENT
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Holy one: Abbr. : STE
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Radiation detectors : SCINTILLATIONCOUNTERS
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Raggedy doll : ANN
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Gallery : TIER
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Golf club : SPOON
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Merited : EARNED
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Mat. days : SATS
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Colonizer : BEES
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Menu items : STEWS
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Deface : MAR
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Whimsical : FEY
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Carnival men : SPIELERS
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Sheriff's men : POSSE
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Drinking man : SOT
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Zoo exhibit : LION
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Fitted out : TOOLED
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Abner or Diamond : LIL
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Musketeers, e.g. : TRIO
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Revive a court case : RESUE
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Objects of perception : SENSA
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Pole vault : THENORTHERNLIGHTS
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Day : DORIS
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Saul's uncle : NER
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Items in the black : ASSETS
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Event in Madrid : ACTO
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Pommel accessory : LASSO
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Select : CULL
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Exclamation : HAH
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City trains : ELS
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Flappers' hats : CLOCHES
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Songbird : VIREO
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Detailed : FINESPUN
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Go for : TAKEASHINETO
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Cartoon family : FLINTSTONE
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Wild sheep : URIAL
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Makes happy : ELATES
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Complete: Prefix : TELEO
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Advantage : EDGE
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Menials : PEONS
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Relics found in North Africa : SENAMS
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Clairvoyants : SEERS
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Look in a way : PEER
Down
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Brazilian rhythm-maker : CUICA
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Finished : ALLUP
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Powders : TALCS
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Caroline group : TRUK
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Blabbed : SPILLED
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Items once eaten as toasts : CANDLEENDS
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"Woe is me" : ALAS
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N. Y. cager : NET
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Common chord : TRIAD
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Mirror : REFLECT
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Perry's creator : ERLE
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Fruit drink : SMASH
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Actor Conway : TIM
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Direction : ENE
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Runarounds of a sort : DETOURS
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Garage sign : PARK
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___ fruit: African berry : ABOLI
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Spur part : ROWEL
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Word for Miss America : IDEAL
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Lord's subjects : SERFS
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Laments : MOURNS
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Nile, as a god : HAPI
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Mr. Sprat's fare : LEAN
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Peruvian : INCA
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TV award : EMMY
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Kind of dance : TAP
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Famous dog : FALA
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Condition: Suffix : OSIS
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One of the Plinys : ELDER
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Chalcedony : SARD
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Bridge call : IPASS
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Spanish directions : NORTES
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Flash of wit : CORUSCATION
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Warm-water fish : ESCOLAR
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Copper money : AES
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Fishing spear : LEISTER
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Deep-sea denizen : LANTERNFISH
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On the briny : ASEA
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Fit together : NEST
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Far or battle : CRY
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Neighbor of Hung. : AUST
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Leave undone : OMIT
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Weathers : RESISTS
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Trojan Horse figure : SINON
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Northern island : ATTU
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Eur. capital : BONN
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Green features : HOLES
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River to Rio Grande : PECOS
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Decorations : TINSELS
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Carries on : PLIES
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Biblical verb : KNOWETH
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Celebrity : STAR
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Road for Cato : ITER
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Poet's relative of 'gins : OPES
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Straight : NEAT
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Take to the door : SEEOUT
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Units of force : DYNES
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Fast planes : SSTS
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Edgar ___ : APOE
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Oyster's home : BED
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Lawgiver : SOLON
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T-man's concern : MOONSHINER
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Start a hand : LEAD
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Bowler's target : PIN
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Gentlemen : SIRS
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Props : LEGS
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Inferior : LESS
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Kind of number : REAL
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English streams : RITHES
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Strips sugarcane : TRASHES
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Linen marking : HIS
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Go back abroad : RECROSS
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Kind of blue : TRUE
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Sheds : LEANTOS
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Arena sounds : OLES
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Behave badly : ACTUP
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Mrs. Luce : CLARE
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Sato's home: Var. : TOKIO
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One of five : OCEAN
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Hobby : OVETA
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Barn features : LOFTS
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Literary work : EPODE
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Fencing move : LUNGE
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Villain's trademark : SNEER
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Dutch painter : HALS
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News piece : ITEM
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Partner of forget : FILE
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Ladder rung : STEP
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___ de France : ILE
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Form of Anna : NAN
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Author Harper : LEE

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 17 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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