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New York Times, Wednesday, November 3, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,117
Across
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Cake : BABA
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Muse : ERATO
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Vic's radio partner : SADE
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Upper, in Bonn : OBER
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"I'm sitting on ___ the world" : TOPOF
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U. S. agents : TMEN
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Spread : OLEO
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Get going : HITTHEROAD
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Taxpayers' dilemmas : RETURNS
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Bluish-green shades : EMAILS
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Recent: Prefix : NEO
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As a friend: Fr. : ENAMI
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Black suit : SPADES
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Model : PARAGON
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Dagger parts : HILTS
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Liquid measure : PINT
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Weather word : HAIL
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Busy : ONTHEGO
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Hard-wood yielder : ASHTREE
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U. S. Indian : OTOE
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Journalist Jacob : RIIS
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A cube ___ : OFICE
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Like the mariner : ANCIENT
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Scottish scales : TRONES
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" ... and ___ grow on" : ONETO
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Acre's land: Abbr. : ISR
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Chemical alcohol : STERIN
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Nautical direction : SEAWARD
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Extreme changes : TURNABOUTS
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Wild ox : ANOA
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Boleyn : ANNE
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Asian range : ALTAI
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Map abbrs. : RTES
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Suds : BEER
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Ache : YEARN
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Table item : DISH
Down
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Yokel : BOOR
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Up to : ABLE
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Sugar source : BEET
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Simple direction : AROUNDTHECORNER
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Group sharing a culture : ETHNOS
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French kings : ROIS
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Prone : APT
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Little one : TOT
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The queen ___ : OFHEARTS
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Simple direction : STRAIGHTFORWARD
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Mine, in France : AMOI
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Card-playing unit : DEAL
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Remnants : ENDS
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Anarchist Goldman : EMMA
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Della or Peewee : REESE
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Roof ornament : EPI
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Nursemaids : NANAS
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Git! : SHOO
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One of a famed trio : PINTA
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Illinois city : ALTON
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Put one's ___ : OARIN
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Family member : NIECE
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Stance for a hunting dog : POINT
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Dregs : LEES
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Packers : GREENBAY
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Brother of Hengist : HORSA
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Japanese statesman : ITO
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Dolphin genus : INIA
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Connects : TIESIN
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Back injury of sorts : STAB
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Melody : TUNE
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Sea bird : ERNE
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Night sight : STAR
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Prefix for social or trust : ANTI
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Deer : ROES
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Elan : DASH
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Cheer : OLE
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Miss Hagen : UTA

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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