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New York Times, Wednesday, December 8, 1971

52-Across : On the outs

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.75, Missing: { F J K Q W }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,152
Across
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Home-run star : MARIS
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Slangy denial : NOPE
10
Work crew : GANG
14
Yellow clay : ADOBE
15
Armadillo : APAR
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Genesis name : ESAU
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Montezuma : AZTEC
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E.S.P. : TELEPATHY
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Diviner : SEER
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Front-page boxes : EARS
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Tapestry : ARRAS
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Pancho of Mexico : VILLA
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"They ___ serve who ... " : ALSO
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Escargots : SNAILS
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Like Willis Reed : TALL
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King Cole : NAT
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Paste: Fr. : COLLE
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Eye: Fr. : OEIL
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Early Irish tenant : SAER
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Furls : ROLLSUP
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Ecstasy : RAPTURE
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Unicorn fish : UNIE
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Valenciennes : LACE
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Admit : LETIN
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Blue or Gazzara : BEN
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At least : ONLY
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Pestered : TEASED
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Silk fabric : ACCA
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Scintillate : GLEAM
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On the outs : MADAT
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Chalcedony : ONYX
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Some business partners: Abbr. : BROS
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Word for cities in "America" : ALABASTER
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U.S. poet : MOORE
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Pastoral work : IDYL
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Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
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Horse opera : OATER
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Pry : NOSE
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Deprivation : LOSS
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Trite : STALE
Down
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Rotterdam's river : MAAS
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Woodworking tool : ADZE
3
Fixed course : ROTE
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Louisiana pioneer : IBERVILLE
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Moment, for short : SEC
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Brazilian port : NATAL
7
Run : OPERATE
8
Cronies : PALS
9
Poetic word : ERE
10
Low and reverse : GEARS
11
Men in space : ASTRONAUTS
12
Okinawa city : NAHA
13
Fawkes et al. : GUYS
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Weary : PALL
21
City transit lines : ELS
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French river areas : ILES
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Nazimova : ALLA
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Low trees : SCRUB
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"___ but you" : NOONE
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"___ work" : ALLINADAYS
30
Yorkshire river : AIRE
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Mountain retreat : AERIE
33
Poll-taker's concern : TREND
35
Gem : OPAL
36
Fulton's folly : STEAMBOAT
38
Arm bone : ULNA
40
Not guilty, e.g. : PLEA
43
Swans : CYGNETS
46
Eight: Prefix : OCTA
47
Geographical nickname : TEX
49
Kind of car : CABLE
51
Old harps : LYRES
52
Sea, to poets : MAIN
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Actor Ray : ALDO
54
Another: Sp. : OTRO
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Roster : ROTA
57
Soviet city : OREL
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Ecological stage : SERE
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Frivolous ___ : SAL
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Parts of yrs. : MOS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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