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New York Times, Wednesday, February 10, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,851

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Across
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River fish : SHAD
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Sew : BASTE
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A, b, etc.: Abbr. : LTRS
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Invigorating : WINY
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Kind of committee : ADHOC
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Like ___ potato : AHOT
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Times of day : AFTERNOONS
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Hindu sacred writings : VEDA
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Something easy : PIE
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Mean one : OGRE
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Stage drapery : TEASER
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Lawn wrecker : MOLE
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Deer : BAMBI
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Recently : OFLATE
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Millinery items : HATBOXES
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Cinder : SLAG
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Lake : ERIE
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Greek letter : TAU
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Travel agent's suggestion : CARIBBEANCRUISE
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S. A. country : ARG
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Imparted : LENT
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Origin : SEED
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L. I. Sound resort : RYEBEACH
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Group of French students : CLASSE
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Antiquated : MUSTY
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Mansard : ROOF
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Richard's need : AHORSE
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Major ___ : DOMO
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Sternward : AFT
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Defeat : ROUT
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Dec. 31 need : NOISEMAKER
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Choir voice : ALTO
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Opened : UNDID
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Desert lizard : GILA
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German highway : BAHN
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Spring bloomer : PEONY
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However : ONLY
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Exchange : SWAP
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Stereo set : HIFI
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Stake : ANTE
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Color : DYE
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Bracelet : BANGLE
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Worship : ADORE
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Brogan : SHOE
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Weight : TON
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Rapturous : ECSTATIC
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Ceremonial basin : LAVABO
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Decade : THESIXTIES
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Took a cab : RODE
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Headliner : STAR
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Take hold : ROOT
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Live coal : EMBER
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Crèche figures : MAGI
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Farm unit : BARN
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Famed statuette : OSCAR
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Gaudy : FLARY
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Bass variety : LARGEMOUTH
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Moor : HEATH
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Relaxes : EASES
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Leather : SUEDE
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"___ you!" : BLESS
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Like scrambled eggs : BEATENUP
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Ref. work : ENCY
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Flying initials : USAF
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Richard : BURTON
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Stage fare : COMEDY
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Place for woof : LOOM
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Varnish ingredient : ROSIN
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Bedouin : ARAB
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Señor's greeting : HOLA
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Caper : DIDO
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Related : AKIN
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Chop down : FELL
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Waiter's gear : TRAY
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Pronoun : ONE
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Long ___ : AGO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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