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New York Times, Tuesday, October 19, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K V X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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C
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A
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R
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R
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S
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C
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A
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B
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M
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T
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C
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P
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N
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O
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S
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A
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H
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M
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U
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N
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S
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P
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P
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P
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M
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R
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O
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A
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B
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I
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S
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S
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G
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S
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B
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R
R
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C
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S
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N
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O
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G
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P
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R
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A
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R
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H
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M
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P
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A
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R
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,102
Across
1
Mystery writer John Dickson : CARR
5
Mementos of abrasions : SCABS
10
Dillon : MATT
14
To whom, in Paris : AQUI
15
Proof mark : CARET
16
Essay name : ELIA
17
Informal awards for poor bombing : MUSTARDCLUSTERS
20
Coastal ship of Bombay : PATAMAR
21
Relatives : NIECES
22
Tarzan's foster-parent : APE
23
Preminger : OTTO
24
Criticize severely : SCATHE
28
Aaron's output : HOMERUNS
32
Walks about : PACES
33
Family people : PAPAS
34
Barn area : MOW
35
Formal act : RITE
36
Sweater material : ORLON
37
Clergyman : ABBE
38
Resentment : IRE
39
Did secret work : SPIED
40
Incantation : SPELL
41
Word to a departing traveler : GODSPEED
43
Roll out the ___ : BARREL
44
Hoodwinks : CONS
45
Coin of Peru : SOL
46
Worthless : NOGOOD
49
Immature : PUERILE
54
What a girl gets when she buys cheap hose : ARUNFORHERMONEY
57
Evil: Prefix : MALE
58
Siouan Indian : OTOES
59
Put on : POSE
60
Mountains : ALPS
61
English novelist : READE
62
Mind ___ manners : ONES
Down
1
Bivouac : CAMP
2
Blue shade : AQUA
3
Corrode from disuse : RUST
4
Miss Hayworth : RITA
5
Predictament : SCRAPE
6
Framework : CADRE
7
___ de Triomphe : ARC
8
___ canto : BEL
9
Daredevil : STUNTMAN
10
Shooting star : METEOR
11
Guinness : ALEC
12
Akron product : TIRE
13
Russian agency : TASS
18
Nannies of East : AMAHS
19
Localities : SITES
23
Insect part : OOPOD
24
Small branch : SPRIG
25
African capital : CAIRO
26
Performed : ACTED
27
Golf gadget : TEE
28
Brought in by force : HALED
29
Earth color : UMBER
30
High-minded : NOBLE
31
Peachy! : SWELL
33
Emulates a quidnunc : PRIES
36
Freedom of access : OPENDOOR
37
Shower time: Abbr. : APR
39
Gentle hoax : SPOOF
40
Western capital : SALEM
42
Teacakes : SCONES
43
Paris exchange : BOURSE
45
One kind of trap : SPEED
46
Hottentot : NAMA
47
School exam : ORAL
48
Nervous swallow : GULP
50
El ___ (cheap cigar) : ROPO
51
Hep to : INON
52
___ majesty : LESE
53
Gives the once-over : EYES
55
Way: Abbr. : RTE
56
Exclamation : HOA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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