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New York Times, Friday, October 8, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,091
Across
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NATO, for one : PACT
5
"Pigeons in the grass, ___" : ALAS
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Eating adjunct : PLATE
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Smell : ODOR
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Venetian figure : DOGE
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Kind of tender : LEGAL
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Use : TAKEADVANTAGEOF
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Foot mechanisms : TREADLES
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Buenos ___ : AIRES
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Counting aids of old : TOES
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Stash : HIDE
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Long-snouted beasts : TAPIRS
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Torso part : FALSERIB
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Amply girthed : OBESE
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Boy, in Bilbao : NINO
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"Exodus" name : ARI
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Assumes : TAKESFORGRANTED
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Riviera season : ETE
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Persons : ONES
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Sierra ___ : LEONE
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Does over : RESTORES
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Grew light : DAWNED
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Slow burns : IRES
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Type of hosiery : MESH
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Atom and hydrogen : BOMBS
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Parrot : COCKATOO
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Hobson's option : TAKEITORLEAVEIT
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Leaning : ATILT
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O'Casey : SEAN
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She: Fr. : ELLE
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Milk components : WHEYS
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Spanish painter : SERT
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Space agency : NASA
Down
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Paper size : POTT
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Hebrew month : ADAR
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Coal form : COKE
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Tract : TREATISE
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Discombobulates : ADDLES
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Predilections : LOVES
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Khan et al. : AGAS
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Legislator: Abbr. : SEN
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Tartans : PLAIDS
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Simon of fiction : LEGREE
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Crooked : AGEE
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N. M. Indian : TAOS
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Brownie : ELF
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Venerates : ADORES
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Bushelman : TAILOR
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Suspends : HANGS
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One who carries : TOTER
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Slacken : ABATE
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Some dogs, for short : PEKES
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Kindles : FIRES
28
Santa Fe Trail pass : RATON
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Miss Castle : IRENE
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___ one's time : BIDED
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Before the ides : NONES
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Robin Hood's milieu : FOREST
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Baked dessert : ALASKA
37
Penn Central stepchild : NEWHAVEN
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Opportune : TIMELY
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Sky paths : ORBITS
44
Seemly : DECENT
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Tooth : MOLAR
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Port in Maine : BATH
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Migrant farm hand : OKIE
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Indian : CREE
50
Tissue : TELA
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Linseed and motor : OILS
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Great Barrier island : OTEA
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Marble : TAW
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W. W. II agency: Abbr. : OSS

Answer summary: 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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