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New York Times, Monday, November 29, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J M Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,143
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Hebrew lyre : ASOR
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Con-game prop : SHELL
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Sultan of ___ : SWAT
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Fuel : COKE
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Salk's conquest : POLIO
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Unaspirated : LENE
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Realistic : HARDBOILED
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Italian family : ESTE
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Classroom item : ERASER
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Cooking term : AUGRATIN
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Uriah : HEEP
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Overhang : EAVE
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Father of Rachel : LABAN
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Relative of eterne : EER
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Prehistoric mounds : TERPS
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Arabian gulf : ADEN
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Bergen and Poe : EDGARS
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Forget-me-___ : NOT
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Jerk : YANK
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Tidal flow : EAGRE
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N.C. cape : FEAR
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Ice or Iron : AGE
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Hold, as in a trap : ENTOIL
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Killer whale : ORCA
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Donkey : NEDDY
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Caravansary : INN
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Sentimental : GUSHY
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Comparative suffixes : IORS
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British hoosegow : GAOL
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Noted hemlock drinker : SOCRATES
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Highest kind of knowledge : NOESIS
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Broadway group: Abbr. : ANTA
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Decorative molding : EGGANDDART
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Shirt ornament : STUD
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Saltpeter : NITRE
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Eye part : UVEA
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Passable : SOSO
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Man's nickname : OSSIE
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Annoyance : PEST
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Liniment's target : ACHE
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Glide high : SOAR
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Vegetable : OKRA
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Shore bird : REDSHANK
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Germ cell : SPORE
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___ polloi : HOI
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Fitzgerald : ELLA
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In ___ of : LIEU
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Beaver home : LODGE
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" . . . the ravel'd ___ of care" : SLEAVE
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Californians, e.g. : WESTERNERS
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Prefix for pasto : ANTI
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An age : TEEN
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Has-___ : BEEN
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Cry of disgust : RATS
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Footlike: Prefix : PEDATI
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___ egg : LAYAN
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Maxim : ADAGE
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Short canticle : BENEDICTUS
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Incite : EGGON
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___ to go (eager) : RARING
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Trespass : POACH
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Type of dog : STRAY
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Poetic word : EEN
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Electrical unit : REL
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Snafu : FOULEDUP
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Wildcat : EYRA
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Town near San Juan : DORADO
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Kind of egg : GOOD
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Shorthand user : STENO
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Year, in Paris : ANNEE
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Talk impertinently : SASS
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Wise : ONTO
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Protection : EGIS
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Bilko et al. : SGTS
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Set aside : SAVE
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Annoys : IRES
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Law: Abbr. : STAT
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Onassis : ARI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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