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New York Times, Monday, November 8, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,122

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Across
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Fades away : EBBS
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Choice : ELECT
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Prefix for angel or duke : ARCH
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Zodiac animal : GOAT
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Seckels : PEARS
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___ avis : RARA
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Hopeless : GONE
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Narrow groove : STRIA
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Iranian coin : RIAL
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Policeman's barbecue, perhaps : STEAKOUT
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Theater district : RIALTO
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Body fluid : LYMPH
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Slippery : ICY
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Knotty problem : POSER
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Torpor : LETHARGY
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Conqueror of Rome in 410 : ALARIC
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Affirmation : YES
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Trout fly : LURE
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Indonesian coin : SEN
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Santa's helper : ELF
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Kind of grass or whisky : RYE
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Industrialists' org. : NAM
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So long : TATA
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Scandinavian coin : ORE
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Warning : NOTICE
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Military account by Xenophon : ANABASIS
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Bedding : LINEN
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Give the ___ to : LIE
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Procession : TRAIN
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Profit : RETURN
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Cattleman of Southwest : RANCHERO
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Sheltered : ALEE
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Related on mother's side : ENATE
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Swan genus : OLOR
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Paton : ALAN
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Phoenician port : SIDON
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Sincere : REAL
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Slug : BELT
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Used : SPENT
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Verne's captain : NEMO
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Urges, with "on" : EGGS
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Kick : BOOT
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Ruin : BANE
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Thief : STEALER
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English track : EPSOM
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Respite : LETUP
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Mundane : EARTHLY
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Shout: Fr. : CRI
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Original name of Volgograd : TSARITSYN
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Imposing display : ARRAYAL
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Racetrack feature : RAIL
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Suffix for auto or pluto : CRAT
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Moon arc : HALO
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___ eleison : KYRIE
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"___ dien" : ICH
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Maccheroni : PASTA
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Upstate N. Y. city : OLEAN
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Maria or Sophia : SANTA
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Poetic word : EER
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Quarrel : RUNIN
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Adorn : GRACE
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Arabian land : YEMEN
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Intimacy : CLOSENESS
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Day: Abbr. : FRI
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Of a region of Asia Minor : EOLIC
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Cleansing : ABLUENT
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Dais : ESTRADE
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Small-time : TINHORN
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Melody : AIR
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Squeal : RATON
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In regard to : ANENT
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River of Austria and Hungary : RAAB
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French pronoun : ELLE
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Blue shade : TEAL
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Robt. ___ : ELEE
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Stroll : ROAM
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Flat plinth : ORLO
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Pinch : NIP

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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