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New York Times, Thursday, October 21, 1971

8-Down : Pierce

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J V W Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,104
Across
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Group of extras in Westerns : POSSE
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"___ scepter'd isle ... " : THIS
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Small walkway : PATH
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Togetherness : UNITY
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Rope fiber : HEMP
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Mixture : OLIO
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Saltpeter : NITRE
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Marketplaces : EMPORIUMS
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"___ a Mockingbird" : TOKILL
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Swan or Louise : LAKE
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Queens V.I.P. : MET
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Speak irritably to : SNAPAT
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___ France : ILEDE
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Tourist attractions : SCENES
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Desist : QUIT
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Window on the sea : PORTHOLE
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Pack animal : BURRO
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Pronoun : ONESELF
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Parking places : GARAGES
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Heating vessels : ETNAS
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Irresponsible : CARELESS
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Secure : MOOR
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Lawrence's place : ARABIA
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I.O.U. : SCRIP
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Finally : ATLAST
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No longer attached : OFF
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Smell ___ : ARAT
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Small silvery fish : SHINER
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"Row, row, row your boat," e.g. : ROUNDELAY
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Flame : INGLE
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Car part : AXLE
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Bustle : STIR
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Giant petrel : NELLY
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Waggoner of TV : LYLE
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Lots of pounds : TONS
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Wholesale quantity : GROSS
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Fourth-down maneuvers : PUNTS
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Flavorful vegetable : ONION
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Town on Baranof Island : SITKA
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Gaza, for one : STRIP
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Paste-ons for women : EYELASHES
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French beverage : THE
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Variable dress part : HEMLINE
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Pierce : IMPALE
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Wheel parts : SPOKES
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Taro dish : POI
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Astringent : ALUM
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"It's about ___" : TIME
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Entertainer : HOST
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Primary color : RED
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Army officer: Abbr. : LTCOL
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Match : EQUAL
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Little creature : ELF
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Impulse : URGE
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Annoys : IRES
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Sleep restlessly : TOSS
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T. S. Eliot product : POEM
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Aware : ONTO
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Western city : RENO
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Former kings of Bulgaria : TSARS
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Elocutionist's concern : BREATHING
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Rap : GAB
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Melodies : ARIAS
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Jinks or Nemo : CAPTAIN
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Check : ARREST
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Area of Venice : RIALTO
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Uncouth fellow : CAD
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Kind of hit : LINER
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Kind of Saxon : ANGLO
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Retails : SELLS
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Certain cards : TREYS
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Test : ORAL
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Sly : FOXY
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Replete : FULL
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Born: Fr. : NEE
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Time periods: Abbr. : YRS

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