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New York Times, Friday, October 22, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 62, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 6.06, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,105
Across
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Get the whole story : HEARALLSIDES
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Place for a railroading : KANGAROOCOURT
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Dennis the Menace, e.g. : ENFANTTERRIBLE
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Dill herbs : ANETS
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Small flycatching bird : PEWEE
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Stitch : SEW
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Roman date : IDES
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"___ Sea" : DAMESAT
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Hill of S. F. : NOB
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Prefixes for tenth : DECIS
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Witty remark : MOT
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Half a bushel : TWOPECKS
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Star: Fr. : ASTRE
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Mexican ladies : SENORAS
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___ drum corps : FIFEAND
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Procrastinate : DELAY
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Famous Apache : GERONIMO
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Compete in a slalom : SKI
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More irritated : SORER
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King Cole : NAT
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Ready to listen : ALLEARS
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Other : ELSE
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"What kind of fool ___?" : AMI
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Perle : MESTA
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Equal of a mile : AMISS
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Rail link : CONNECTINGLINE
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Obviously true : INCONTESTABLE
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Wakes up, has breakfast, etc. : STARTSTHEDAY
Down
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Tool handles : HAFTS
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Namesakes of a Spanish queen : ENAS
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Once more: Abbr. : AGN
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Sinatra's group et al. : RATPACKS
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Goddess Diana, to Greeks : ARTEMIS
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Lerner's partner and family : LOEWES
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Traditional beliefs : LORES
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Yells, as "Help!" : SCREAMSFOR
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Four times 25.25 : IOI
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Fluffs a golf shot : DUBS
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Gardner : ERLE
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Goulash : STEW
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Patellas : KNEEBONES
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Furnished with : ENDOWED
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Slangy negatives : AINTS
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Tooth problem : DECAY
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Quarter ___ (9:45) : TOTEN
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Mishap on the IRT : DERAILMENT
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Engineer's remote-control circuit : TRAINLINE
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Lively dance : POLKA
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Buenos ___ : AIRES
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As a whole : ENMASSE
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Teicher's piano partner : FERRANTE
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Is overfond : DOTES
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Lascivious : GOATISH
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Sonnet part : SESTET
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Discourses: Abbr. : LECTS
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Dickinson : EMILY
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Galatea's beloved : ACIS
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Neighbor of N. Dak. : MONT
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Early S. A. empire : INCA
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Medieval lyric : ALBA
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Correlative : NOR
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Move about : GAD

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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