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New York Times, Friday, November 19, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,133
Across
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Lobster part : CLAW
5
Rice dish : PILAF
10
Verdon : GWEN
14
Sounds of merriment : HAHA
15
Bell town : ADANO
16
Kind of review : RAVE
17
Med. course : ANAT
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Resort near Tampa : CLEARWATER
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Thomas ___ : ABECKET
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Dries up : WIZENS
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Was sorry : RUED
24
State : AVER
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Deer's pride : ANTLER
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River : WATERWAY
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Monk parrots : LOROS
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Greek communes : DEMES
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Reformer Jan : HUS
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Spread : OLEO
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More like Solomon : WISER
37
"For ___ jolly good . . . " : HESA
38
Farm sound : MAA
39
Polo and croquet : GAMES
40
Literary form : POESY
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Bread ___ : ANDWATER
43
Go Ananias one better : OUTLIE
44
Help in the kitchen : WIPE
45
Corrode : GNAW
46
Wall St. man : TRADER
48
Youth category : TEENAGE
51
Reservoir pipes : WATERMAINS
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Moved rapidly : TORE
55
Angers : IRES
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Dote on : ADORE
57
Black : EBON
58
Dessert : TART
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Musical work : NONET
60
Gain altitude : RISE
Down
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Tea : CHA
2
Turner : LANA
3
Peck role : AHAB
4
London station : WATERLOO
5
Green Bay man : PACKER
6
Wasted time : IDLED
7
Freedman of early England : LAET
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Collection : ANA
9
Hunt ___ (dowse) : FORWATER
10
Cow, for instance : GRAZER
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Turbine : WATERWHEEL
12
Moderate : EVEN
13
Saul's uncle and others : NERS
19
Mates : WIVES
21
Actors' concerns : CUES
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Brownish color : ALOMA
26
Edward Everett Hale character : NOLAN
27
Stay afloat in a way : TREADWATER
28
River to North Sea : WESER
29
Iowa city : AMES
30
Too, in France : AUSSI
31
Famed violinist : YSAYE
33
Coin : DIME
36
Crabber, for one : WATERMAN
37
Something not to be in : HOTWATER
39
Openmouthed one : GAPER
40
Latex of Asia : PUAN
42
Most far-reaching : WIDEST
43
Like some play stagings : ONESET
45
Category : GENRE
46
Taunt : TWIT
47
___ avis : RARA
48
Noun suffix : TION
49
Desert of Asia : GOBI
50
Amor : EROS
52
Fuss : ADO
54
Compass point : ENE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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