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New York Times, Saturday, October 30, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,113

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Across
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Chums : PALS
5
Spiritual leader : RABBI
10
Aid's partner : ABET
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Oriental nurse : AMAH
15
Light color : CREAM
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Attendance : GATE
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Pub sign : WINESANDSPIRITS
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Actor George : SEGAL
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Recluses : EREMITES
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Soviet range : URALS
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Waugh : ALEC
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Mouth: Prefix : ORI
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Way out : DOOR
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Mall units : STORES
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Its, in Paris : SES
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She, in Rome : ESSA
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Do a tailoring job : LINE
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Not ___ (impossible) : AGHOSTOFACHANCE
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Russian city : KIEV
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Ash, for one : TREE
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Dog sound : GRR
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Evaluate : ASSESS
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Order to a broker : SELL
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"___ Girls" : LES
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Wander : ROAM
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Metric measure : STERE
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Horrified : APPALLED
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Cloud: Fr. : NUAGE
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Famous hag : THEWITCHOFENDOR
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Only : MERE
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French school : ECOLE
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Sheep: Var. : TEGG
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Had obligations : OWED
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V. P. under Coolidge : DAWES
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Theater signs : SROS
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Handles rudely : PAWS
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French friend : AMIE
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Droops : LANGUISHES
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Clip : SHEAR
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Communications initials : RCA
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Scottish alder : ARN
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Eliot's Adam : BEDE
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Iraqi port : BASRA
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Drives : IMPELS
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Farmer in Caesar's day : AGRICOLA
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Hound : BAIT
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Feminine suffix : ETTE
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Hardy heroine : TESS
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Plow soles : SLADES
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"___ a man . . . " : IMET
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Hilton's horizon : LOST
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Passable : SOSO
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Expo city : OSAKA
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Toomey : REGIS
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Floats : RAFTS
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V.I.P. in plotting : RINGLEADER
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French pen contents : ENCRE
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Palmists : SEERS
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Struck dumb : OVERAWED
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Greek god : ARES
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Breton : CELT
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Trojan beauty, to French : HELENE
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Arias : SOLI
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Like some nuts : SALTED
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Pilgrimage city : MECCA
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Underdeveloped ones : RUNTS
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Vapor: Prefix : ATMO
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Cry of relief : PHEW
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French parent : PERE
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Vessel of Indian coast : DHOW
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Kind of girl : GOGO
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Work units : ERGS
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Bull : OLE
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Turkish hat: Var. : FES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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