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IN GOOD FORM

New York Times, Sunday, November 7, 1971

Author:
Bruce R. Shaw
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 624 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 151, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,121
Across
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Queen's baked goods : TARTS
6
Wastes : LOSES
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Shatter : BLAST
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Indonesian island : SUMBA
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Love, in Italy : AMORE
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" . . . upon ___ of violets" : ABANK
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Hoist : WINCH
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Tie score : ONEUP
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Memento : RELIC
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Auto mechanic's ward : SIXCYLINDERENGINE
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Street game : ONEACAT
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Relieve : EASE
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Logarithm word : NEPER
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Pismires : ANTS
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Waiter's worry : NOTIP
36
___ souci : SANS
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Prison camp : STALAG
40
Youth, in South Africa : JONG
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Hebrew measure : OMER
45
View : IDEA
47
Paradise : EDEN
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Outdo : CAP
51
Flightless bird : EMEU
52
Gymnast's props : PARALLELBARS
55
Ethiopian lake : TSANA
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___ Ste. Marie : SAULT
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Tease : RIDE
60
Lets : RENTS
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Big or Little : DIPPER
62
Implied : UNSAID
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French writer : LOTI
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Society-page word : NEE
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Indian chiefs : SACHEMS
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Mountains : SIERRAS
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River of Italy : NURE
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Carries on : RANTS
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Ex-Met Chacon : ELIO
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Fundamental : BASAL
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Orbit : PATH
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Paulo or Luis : SAO
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Advocate: Suffix : ARIAN
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Round landmark of N.Y.C. : MADISONSQUAREGARDEN
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In harmony : ATONE
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Traffic warning : SLO
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Word for the rich : IDLE
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Gal Friday : STENO
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Booted : SHOD
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Items for Astor : PELTS
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Inventor of diving bell : EADS
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Manned : STAFFED
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Vessels : CARAFES
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Headache compound : APC
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Aspect of personality : SELF
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"___ nacht . . . " : STILLE
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Kiang : ONAGER
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Fatty acid: Prefix : STEAR
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Shamrock land : EIRE
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As a friend: Fr. : ENAMI
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Berlin area : TEGEL
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Soda jerk's offering : ICECREAMCONE
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Angelico et al. : FRAS
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Compass point : SSE
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Wool: Prefix : LANI
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Drunkards : SOTS
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Tech grad: Abbr. : ENGR
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Spring period : LENT
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French mathematician : PASCAL
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Near or Ole : MISS
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Wien's river : DONAU
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Italian town : ESTE
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Voices : ALTOS
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Trim : NEAT
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Gear : REVERSE
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Pilot's concern : THREEPOINTLANDING
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Charged atom : ANION
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Town officer : REEVE
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Anglo-Saxon coin : SCEAT
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Spasm : THROE
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Disdain : SCORN
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Soprano Emma : EAMES
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Deserves : EARNS
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Sources : SEEDS
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French heads : TETES
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Pacific root : TARO
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Theban deity : AMEN
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Function : ROLE
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First-aid gear : TRIANGULARBANDAGE
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Plaster painting : SECCO
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Hurt: Sp. : LASTIMAR
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Sash : OBI
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___-Coburg : SAXE
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Reserve item, in France : ENCAS
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Ship rigging : SKYSAIL
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Bahamas, etc.: Abbr. : BWI
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Scottish pool : LINN
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Lake Titicaca's range : ANDES
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Royal symbols : SCEPTERS
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Screw parts : THREADS
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Heir : SON
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Free from censorship : UNGAG
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Chow or lo : MEIN
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Baseball strategy : BUNT
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Copies : APES
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Pawnbroker : LENDER
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Gardner : ERLE
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On : ATOP
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Risk : PERIL
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Moon: Prefix : SELEN
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Prank : ANTIC
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Alou of baseball : JESUS
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Arabian : OMANI
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N. C. river : NEUSE
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Gaseous element : RADON
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Doubleday : ABNER
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Northern sea fish : CAPELIN
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Lack of vigor : ANEMIA
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Weems : PARSON
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Pauses : LETUPS
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Resting : ATEASE
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Politician's concern : SPHEREOFINFLUENCE
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Harangue : TIRADE
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German article : DAS
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Hindu slave : DASI
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Baghdad native : IRAQI
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Ermines : STOATS
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Talks back : SASSES
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Chopin piece : ETUDE
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Annoys : NAGS
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Take it easy : LOLL
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Papa Bear of Chicago : HALAS
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Grown together : ADNATE
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Anchoring : MOORAGE
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Record : NOTATE
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Turn in coupons : REDEEM
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Soaks : RETS
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Ties : ASCOTS
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Macbeth and others : THANES
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___ annum : PER
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Glasses, for short : SPECS
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Golfing flaw : SLICE
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Blaze : FLARE
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Violinist : ELMAN
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Certain believer : DEIST
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"Most Happy" guy : FELLA
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Cue-ball shot : CAROM
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Fern leaf : FROND
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Hip pain : SCIATICA
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Eye part : RETINA
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Gluts : ENGORGES
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___ quarters : INCLOSE
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Approvals : ASSENTS
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Sea bird : ERNE
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Quickly: Abbr. : ASAP
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Annoy : PEEVE
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Aloof one : LONER
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Hebrew letter : SADHE
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Sea call : AVAST
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Raison d'___ : ETRE
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Met home : SHEA
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Vibrating, in music: Abbr. : TREM
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Laurel : STAN
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Item of inflation : TIRE
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Disorder : RIOT
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Distressing : SORE
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Austrian river : ENNS
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Recipients: Suffix : EES
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Officers: Abbr. : LTS
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Biblical land : NOD

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 15 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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