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New York Times, Wednesday, November 24, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,138

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Across
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Pacific : CALM
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Israeli port : HAIFA
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Flop, as a play : BOMB
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Woodwind : OBOE
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Award : OSCAR
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Partly open : AJAR
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Some lionesses : DENMOTHERS
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Deserve : RATE
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Pub fare : ALE
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Sweetsop : ATES
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More spooky : EERIER
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Formalities : RITES
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Arrow poison : INEE
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Cocktail or salt container : SHAKER
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Becoming tangled : SNARLING
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Sticks : CANES
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Well-known Indian : TONTO
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Frenchman's denial : NON
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Cake ingredients : EGGS
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Oriental queen : RANEE
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Place for Zeno : STOA
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Never: Ger. : NIE
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Fictional elephant : BABAR
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Treasure box : CHEST
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Carmen's boyfriend : TOREADOR
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Wall St. units : SHARES
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Ado : STIR
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Pompous fat person : BLIMP
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Famous Darrow client : SCOPES
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Biblical fratricide : CAIN
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Zodiac animal : RAM
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Ear: Prefix : AURI
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Western : HORSEOPERA
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On the house : FREE
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Revises : EDITS
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Kind of silver: Abbr. : STER
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Fish : EELS
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Cumbersome shoe : SABOT
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Author Dinesen : ISAK
Down
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Music passage : CODA
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Actor Walter : ABEL
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Silver holder : LONERANGER
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Hebrew letter : MEM
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More summery : HOTTER
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Remains : ASHES
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Decorates a cake : ICES
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Kind of cry : FAR
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Salt of a poison : ARSENATE
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Companion of lock and stock : BARREL
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California city : OJAI
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Partner : MATE
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___ Rabbit : BRER
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English imposter : OATES
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Saarinen : EERO
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Mamie's husband et al. : IKES
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Word with ear and sanctum : INNER
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Odor : SCENT
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Holy: Prefix : HAGIO
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Anti-sub device : SONAR
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Does a U.N. job : INTERPRETS
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Western necktie : NOOSE
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Summer nuisances : GNATS
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Drum : TABOR
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Salad vegetables : RADISHES
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Fake : SHAM
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Restrain : BATE
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Trouser material : CHINO
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Spots : ESPIES
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Most crafty : SLIEST
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Coarse: Sp. : BASTO
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Bank feature : SAFE
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Kill or ___ : CURE
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Russian city : OREL
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Corn or baby holder : CRIB
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Vicinity : AREA
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Follower of Matthew : MARK
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Harem room : ODA
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Greek letter : PSI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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