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New York Times, Wednesday, October 6, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 47, Avg Word Len: 4.94, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 243 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 44, Cheaters: 20, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,089

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Across
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Legal offenses : MALA
5
Smart : TRIM
9
Teen of comics : HAROLD
11
Wynyard and Ross : DIANAS
13
Period of most activity : DAYTIME
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Henley event : REGATTA
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Sleeper : RIP
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Actor Peter : SELLERS
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Whisky base : RYE
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Century plant : ALOE
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Scads : SLEWS
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Branch, in Spain : RAMO
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Card combinations : MELDS
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Have ___ at it : AGO
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River drainage area : BASIN
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Conquer anew : REWIN
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When Apollo appears : SUNRISE
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French land areas : ILES
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N. M. art colony : TAOS
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Little porkers : PIGLETS
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Night club : BOITE
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Mr. Jones : CASEY
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Brit. aces : RAF
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Rockne : KNUTE
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Adam's grandson : ENOS
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Starts a cruise : SAILS
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Musician Kenton : STAN
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Recital piece: Abbr. : SEL
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Summer pastime : SUNNING
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News org. : UPI
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Closed noisily : SLAMMED
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Lingered : TARRIED
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Malt liquors : STOUTS
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Toasts : SKOALS
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Victuals : EATS
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Liquid heater : ETNA
Down
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Spring prop : MAYPOLE
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Pianist Tatum : ART
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Actress Smith : LOIS
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Egyptian dancing girls : ALMES
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Layers : TIERS
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Riches' companion : RAGS
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Actress Balin : INA
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Distilling flask : MATRASS
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One summoning a taxi : HAILER
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A Street : DELLA
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Left the field behind : DREWOUT
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Block : STYMIE
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Small amount : DRAM
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Age : AEON
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Crazy ___ Hirsch : LEGS
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Actress Feuillere et al. : EDWIGES
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Fruit-cake components : RAISINS
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Billy or goose : SILLY
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Tolerate : BROOK
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Bridal word : NEE
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Seize : NAB
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Leaves in the lurch : STRANDS
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Switchboards : PANELS
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Put aside : ISOLATE
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Ex-pitcher Johnny : SAIN
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Harbor of Pago Pago : TUTUILA
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Public storehouses : ETAPES
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Luck, in Ireland : CESS
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Darts : FLITS
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Miss Bagnold : ENID
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Animal fats : SUETS
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Type of charmer : SNAKE
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Cereal disease : SMUT
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Cave, to poets : GROT
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Extinct bird : MOA
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Wife of Aegir : RAN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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