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New York Times, Friday, December 24, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,168
Across
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Time of day: Abbr. : AFT
4
Spanish dwellings : CASAS
9
Catch : TRAP
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Half-shell item : CLAM
15
W.W. II beach : OMAHA
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Headpiece of sorts : HALO
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Roué : RAKE
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Kind of code : PENAL
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Baseball's Slaughter : ENOS
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Using energy : EXERTING
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Language : TONGUE
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Oboe : REED
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Kind of skirt : MINI
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Remained : STAYED
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Cider and wine products : VINEGARS
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Powders : TALCS
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Part of a bird's beak : CERE
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N. Z. bird : HUIA
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Straight: Prefix : ORTH
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Starts suddenly : SHIES
38
"Hamlet," for one: Abbr. : TRAG
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Hebrew month : ADAR
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Related : TOLD
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Diminish : ABATE
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Conservatism in Britain : TORINESS
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Hindu disciples : CHELAS
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Withered : SERE
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Take it easy : LOAF
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Pay attention : LISTEN
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Of a coal substance : CARBONIC
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Bede : ADAM
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Turn inside out : EVERT
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Ponselle : ROSA
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Shade of green : NEVA
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Hair job : SINGE
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Ill : EVIL
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Accomplishes : DOES
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French heads : TETES
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Petition : ASK
Down
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Land unit : ACRE
2
Source of linen : FLAX
3
Movie segment : TAKE
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Transcribed : COPIED
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Change, as a bill : AMEND
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Performed in a way : SANG
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Exclamation : AHA
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Companions for soup : SALTINES
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Eve : THENIGHTBEFORE
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Tolled : RANG
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Name of three baseball brothers : ALOU
12
Model : POSE
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Greeting : MERRYCHRISTMAS
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Mounds : TEES
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___ in a million : ONE
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Stuck : MIRED
26
Ermine : STOAT
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Slow, in music : TARDO
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Constellation Ara : ALTAR
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Millinery items : VEILS
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Of the ear : AURAL
31
Lariat : RIATA
32
Mint plants : SAGES
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Opted : CHOSE
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Most severe : STERNEST
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Whaling name : AHAB
43
Born: Fr. : NEE
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Spanish legislature : CORTES
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Coat size : LARGE
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Nod or Goshen : LAND
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Thought: Prefix : IDEO
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Collect : SAVE
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Monetary unit : CENT
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Certain star : NOVA
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Daughter of Geb : ISIS
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Seal with oakum : CALK
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Compete : VIE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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