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New York Times, Thursday, October 7, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J P X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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O
2
B
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O
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E
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M
6
A
7
S
8
C
9
C
10
E
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L
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L
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A
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T
O
U
T
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A
R
L
O
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O
C
E
A
N
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T
A
T
A
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Q
U
A
C
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K
Q
U
A
C
K
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A
T
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T
U
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V
O
I
D
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R
E
L
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A
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N
N
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W
I
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T
S
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M
O
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U
S
S
E
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C
O
D
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F
I
S
H
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W
O
R
N
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I
N
O
I
L
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R
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A
I
N
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S
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R
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A
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D
O
U
B
L
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E
O
R
N
O
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T
H
I
N
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G
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S
T
U
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S
W
A
G
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H
O
N
D
O
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L
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A
C
S
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I
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C
E
D
T
E
A
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N
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A
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M
A
T
H
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S
T
A
R
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I
S
T
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E
L
A
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E
E
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R
O
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N
E
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O
N
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W
A
L
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L
A
W
A
L
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L
A
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I
T
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E
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M
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E
M
M
A
S
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G
E
A
R
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L
I
M
A
69
L
O
O
S
E
70
E
D
D
Y
71
S
N
U
B
© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,090
Across
1
Reed : OBOE
5
Gender: Abbr. : MASC
9
Temple room : CELLA
14
Overdescribe : TOUT
15
Guthrie : ARLO
16
East or West border : OCEAN
17
So long : TATA
18
Barnyard sound : QUACKQUACK
20
Alaskan island : ATTU
22
Vacuum : VOID
23
Kin: Abbr. : REL
24
___ Arbor : ANN
26
Ingenuity : WITS
28
Dessert : MOUSSE
30
Oil source : CODFISH
32
Exhausted : WORN
33
Boiled ___ : INOIL
34
Miss Thompson's play : RAIN
36
Mrs. in Madrid : SRA
39
Sporty proposition : DOUBLEORNOTHING
43
Symington, to friends : STU
44
Loot : SWAG
45
Texas city : HONDO
46
Resins : LACS
48
Summer drink : ICEDTEA
50
Jet pilot : NAMATH
53
Polaris : STAR
54
Common German verb : IST
55
High note : ELA
56
Saarinen : EERO
58
Element : NEON
60
Northwestern city : WALLAWALLA
63
Thing : ITEM
66
Bovary and Eames : EMMAS
67
Tools : GEAR
68
Bean : LIMA
69
Free : LOOSE
70
Spinning air : EDDY
71
Slight : SNUB
Down
1
Sports great : OTT
2
Stole : BOA
3
Utter : OUTANDOUT
4
One of fifty: Fr. : ETAT
5
French underground man of W. W. II : MAQUIS
6
Indonesian islands : ARU
7
Croats and Moravians : SLAVS
8
Hepburn role : COCO
9
Rimsky-Korsakov opera, with "Le" : COQDOR
10
Coin for Louis IX : ECU
11
King and Edward : LEARS
12
Spikes : LACES
13
Joint : ANKLE
19
Wrapper : KIMONO
21
Certain weave : TWILL
24
Ill-natured : ACID
25
Don'ts : NONOS
27
Tosses : THROWS
29
Barefoot : UNSHOD
31
Leg bone : FIBULA
32
Ad-lib : WINGIT
35
Altar of sky : ARA
37
Dog star : RINTINTIN
38
Incas' home : ANDES
40
Avoid : ESCHEW
41
"Over ___" : THERE
42
Zodiac sign : GOAT
47
Resting : ATEASE
49
Yellow shade : CANARY
50
Staircase part : NEWEL
51
San Antonio building : ALAMO
52
Swedish port : MALMO
53
Did shoe work : SOLED
57
Anger : RAGE
59
Some art : OILS
61
___ Palmas : LAS
62
Chap : LAD
64
Big bird : EMU
65
Shelley queen : MAB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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