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New York Times, Saturday, November 20, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { G J Q X }, Scrabble score: 337 (avg 1.80)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,134

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Loan or card man : SHARK
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Taboo : BAN
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Safari : TREK
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Symbol : TOKEN
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Rail bird : SORA
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Pro ___ : RATA
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Bear : ABIDE
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Alaskan port : KETCHIKAN
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Cape near Tunis : BON
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Armadillo : APAR
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Faces with stone : REVETS
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Mine entrance : ADIT
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Kind of truck, for short : SEMI
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Carver's help : KNIFEREST
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Prepares to go : PACKS
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Elko's state : NEVADA
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Chops : HEWS
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Resinous substance : LAC
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Cupid : AMOR
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Things often put in laws : TEETH
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Kind of sauce : SOYA
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By : PER
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Kind of swoop : FELL
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Not fancied : ACTUAL
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Authority : SAYSO
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Russian peninsula : KAMCHATKA
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Poetic eyes : ORBS
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Word of approval : OKAY
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Way of approach : AVENUE
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Police officer: Abbr. : INSP
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Watering place : SPA
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Michigan city : KALAMAZOO
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Fabricator : MAKER
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Tabriz's country : IRAN
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Andy Williams's river : MOON
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Equally : ALIKE
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Julep ingredient : MINT
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Northern locks : SOO
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Scruffs : NAPES
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Sudden pain : STAB
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Oldtime hippie : HOBO
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Related to : AKIN
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After amber : RED
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Massaged : KNEADED
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African war : BOER
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Wall décor : ART
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Conchiolin : NACRE
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Inconsequentia : TRIVIA
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Garden tool : RAKE
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State, in France : ETAT
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Near Ark. : KANS
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Glide : SKATE
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Fiber plants : HEMPS
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Teach or John Silver : PIRATE
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Way off : AFAR
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Printers' term : STET
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Sharp blows : KNAPS
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Valley in Argolis : NEMEA
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Figurine material : IVORY
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Fine Indian muslin : SHELA
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Smite : CLOUT
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Eskimo canoe : KAYAK
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Staircase, in Sicily : SCALA
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Strikes soundly : WHACKS
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Part of B.P.O.E. : ELKS
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Hold back : STAY
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Discussion place : FORUM
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Carrie ___ Catt : CHAPMAN
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Speech sound : SONANT
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Indiana rail town : MONON
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Smiles : BEAMS
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Tamiroff : AKIM
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Diverse: Prefix : VARI
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Spirit : ELAN
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Twice 500 : IOOO
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Omit : SKIP
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Dog, for short : PEKE
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Greek god : ARES
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Bronx sight : ZOO
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Near Miss. : ALA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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