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New York Times, Friday, October 15, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.54, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,098

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Across
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Knit brow : SCOWL
6
Broadway musical : MAME
10
Merry prank : LARK
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"I ___ parade" : LOVEA
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Acme : APEX
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Willow : ITEA
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Needs ___ (is exhausted) : AREST
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New England : NORTHEAST
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Austen novel : NORTHANGERABBEY
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Rodent : GNAWER
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Ancient Asian kingdom : ELAM
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Solid, in Soho : ARD
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Stiff hair : SETA
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One side of a die : TREY
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Eleventh-century date : MLVI
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Harness rings : TERRETS
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On an even keel : POISED
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Awful : DIRE
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Provender : FEED
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Mosey : SASHAY
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Moses : GRANDMA
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Belgrade figure : TITO
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Horse color : ROAN
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Old Irish stronghold : LISS
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Schubert's "___ könig" : ERL
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Hector : BAIT
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Expends : USESUP
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English dramatist (1660–1746) : THOMASSOUTHERNE
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Arizona, New Mexico, etc. : SOUTHWEST
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___ vie : EAUDE
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Critic Downes : OLIN
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Fit to ___ : ATEE
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Placed in a lonely spot : ISLED
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Headland : NESS
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Cons : NOES
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Doers: Suffix : STERS
Down
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Jargons : SLANGS
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Diadem : CORONET
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Surfeited : OVERATE
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Kingsley title : WESTWARDHO
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Machine-shop fixture : LATHE
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Thomas or Horace : MANN
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Orbit points : APOGEES
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No more than : MERELY
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Bit player : EXTRA
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Dear: Ger. : LIEB
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Kettledrums : ATABALS
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Reticence : RESERVE
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Grasshopper : KATYDID
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Emoter : HAM
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Road : ARTERY
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Map abbr. : RTE
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Perennial hot spot : MIDDLEEAST
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Inlet : RIA
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Type of gallery : PEANUT
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Wine: Prefix : OEN
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Monk's title : FRA
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De Land campus : STETSON
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Whale feature : AIRHOLE
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Cardinals' home : STLOUIS
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Visit : GOTOSEE
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Disorder : MISRULE
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In two : ASUNDER
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___ the occasion : RISETO
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Expedites : SPEEDS
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Nonsense! : BAH
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Famous dam : ASWAN
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"There ___, Miss America . . . " : SHEIS
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Topographer's abbr. : MTNS
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Shoshonean tribe : UTES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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