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New York Times, Friday, November 26, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,140
Across
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Persian gazelle : CORA
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Girl's nickname : KATY
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Pool shot : CAROM
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Golf tourney : OPEN
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Slangy suffix : EROO
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Plowed land: Sp. : ARADA
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Moslem judge : CADI
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Certain athlete : NEWYORKJET
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Hemingway fisher and others : OLDMEN
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Cleanser : SOAP
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Residue : ASH
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Flew high : SOARED
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Road sign : STOP
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Flew in a way : GLIDED
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French fruits : SORBES
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Relative of arith. : ALG
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Sticky stuff : SYRUP
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Truck, on Fleet St. : LORRY
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Busy one : DOER
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Campaign tactic : SMEAR
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Estrange : WEAN
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Biting : ACRID
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Pays up : ANTES
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Consumed : ATE
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Magoo or Roberts : MISTER
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Maximal : ATMOST
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Styptic : ALUM
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Dry lands : EARTHS
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Boxing name : ALI
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Container : VIAL
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More trite : STALER
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Giant emigration site : HACKENSACK
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Common name in Paris : RENE
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Arab prince : EMEER
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Bacchanalian cry : EVOE
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Nick's pet : ASTA
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Western sites : MESAS
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Clarinet part : REED
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Romanov : TSAR
Down
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Chanel : COCO
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Gems : OPALS
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Linebackers at times : REDDOGGERS
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Man, for one : ANIMAL
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Ted, Rose, Ethel, etc. : KENNEDYS
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"___ you sure?" : ARE
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Hauls : TOWS
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Toys : YOYOS
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Small-scale mass transit : CARPOOL
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Neighbor of Mo. : ARK
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Indian title : RAJA
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Some poems : ODES
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School subject : MATH
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Horse food : OATS
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Greek goddess : ERIS
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Skin layer : DERMA
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Ship area : PROW
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Chaperon, in Madrid : DUENA
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Like a marathon runner at the end : BREATHLESS
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Common Latin verb : ERAT
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Auld lang ___ : SYNE
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Biblican patriarch : ADAM
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Lex ___ (law of the place) : LOCI
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Paw, in France : PATTE
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Gam or Moreno : RITA
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Put on a new disguise : REMASKED
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Ardent researchers : DELVERS
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Type : SORT
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Downfall : RUIN
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Excel in a field : STARAT
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Amplifying device : MASER
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Actress Berger : SENTA
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Interrupting sound : AHEM
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Kind of duck : LAME
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Desserts : ICES
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Wash : LAVE
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Kind of guard : REAR
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N.Z. parrot : KEA
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Iowa college : COE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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