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New York Times, Thursday, November 4, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,118

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Across
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"___ Be Good" : LADY
5
Tight spots : JAMS
9
Babble : PRATE
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Words of a palmist : ISEE
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Bird, to Cicero : AVIS
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Pass on : RELAY
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Reply to a sticky question : NOCOMMENT
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Idolize : ADORE
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Direction : ENE
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Prefix for dynamics : AERO
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Certainly : INDEED
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Expostulation : REMONSTRANCE
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Fondles : PETS
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Stage props : SCENERY
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Whip : THRASH
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Exclamations : AHAS
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My, in Milan : MIO
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Shoe part : HEEL
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More northerly : UPPER
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Crick : KINK
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Bible edition: Abbr. : ERV
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Islands off New Guinea : AROE
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Light Brigade concern : CHARGE
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Takes up : ABSORBS
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So-so grades : CEES
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Certain woodworkers : TREESURGEONS
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Brother : FRATER
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Milk pail : SOE
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Forfeits : LOSES
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Pays a debt : SETTLESUP
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On the qui vive : ALERT
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Handle, in France : ANSE
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Japanese straw cape : MINO
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Goblet : GLASS
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Ship-launching need : WAYS
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___-daisy : UPSY
Down
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France, for one : LINER
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Together : ASONE
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Ten: Lat. : DECEM
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Sailor's call: Var. : YEO
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Walter Mitty's creator : JAMESTHURBER
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Avoids : AVERTS
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Unimportant : MINOR
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Superjet : SST
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Swaggers : PRANCES
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Blush : REDDEN
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Succulent plant : ALOE
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Weight deduction : TARE
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Saw : EYED
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Horsehair sources : MANES
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Pens : INCARCERATES
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Colorful gem : OPAL
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County in N. C. : ASHE
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Mideast dignitary : EMIR
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Arena : RING
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Ox gear : YOKE
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Asian evergreen : THEA
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Sage, for one : HERB
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Speeds the engine : REVS
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Orang : APE
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Propound : POSE
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Cheese, in Germany : KASE
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Stops : ARRESTS
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Philosopher of the absolute : HEGEL
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Furry swimmers : OTTERS
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Bow : CURTSY
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Venetian red : SIENA
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Gabrilowitsch : OSSIP
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Common or proper words : NOUNS
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Indian soldier : SEPOY
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Banner : FLAG
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Jelly item : ROLL
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Sailing : ASEA
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Implement : SAW
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Large bird : EMU

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 7 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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