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New York Times, Friday, November 5, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.70, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 328 (avg 1.74)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,119

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Across
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Position : BERTH
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Bluish color : AQUA
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Spun : WOVE
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Triple Crown winner : OMAHA
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One-horse town : BURG
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Summit : APEX
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Response to a sneeze : GESUNDHEIT
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Man's nickname : NATE
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Exploited : USED
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Spoils : ROTS
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Kind of committee : ADHOC
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Blue : SAD
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German mountains : HARZ
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___ at a time : ONE
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Zodiac sign : LIBRA
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Termagant : VIRAGO
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Bucephalus : STEED
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French pronoun : ELLE
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Hollywood's Lee : LILA
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German painter : HOLBEIN
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Trailing plant : ARBUTUS
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Fever : AGUE
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Of the ear : OTIC
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Caucasian : OSSET
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Cabinet wood : WALNUT
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Quit : DEMIT
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Evian or Bath : SPA
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Galena et al. : ORES
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"___ in the stilly night" : OFT
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Hits the stratosphere : SOARS
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Map : PLAT
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Silkworm : ERIA
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Killer whale : ORCA
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Hitlerian strategy : BLITZKRIEG
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Speedster : JEHU
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Bog : OOZE
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Turkish statesman : INONU
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P. I. fruit : ALEM
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Letters : WYES
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Awaits decision : PENDS
Down
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Spurious : BOGUS
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Spider bug : EMESA
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Leveled: Var. : RASED
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Dull sound : THUD
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Chinese dynasty : HAN
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Repugnant : ABHORRENT
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Long-tailed bird : QUETZAL
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American author : URIS
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T-man : AGT
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Impulse of Odysseus : WANDERLUST
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Fish : OPAH
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Presidential power : VETO
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Leader, for short : EXEC
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Unexciting : DRAB
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Cuckoo : ANI
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Cloak : HIDE
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Cricket term : OVER
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Expansionist's slogan : LEBENSRAUM
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River isles : AITS
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Part of a stamp : GLUE
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Kiln : OAST
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Author of "Pygmalion" : SHAW
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Judicial robe : TOGA
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Hebrew month : ELUL
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Tears : LACERATES
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Tittle : IOTA
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___ de Boulogne : BOIS
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Adore : IDOLIZE
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Raises : UPS
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French battle ground : METZ
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Constellation : ORION
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Ardent buff : FIEND
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Lisbon's river : TAGUS
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Pea genus : SOJA
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Russian city : OREL
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Yearn : ACHE
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Maneuver : PLOY
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Sea eagle : ERNE
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Submit : BOW
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Undressed hide : KIP

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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