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New York Times, Monday, February 22, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,863

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Across
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Academic lowly : FROSH
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Papal cape : ORALE
11
Air org. : CAB
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Capone contemporary : LEPKE
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Spring flower : LILAC
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Part of H.M.S. : HER
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Mercurochrome and others : ANTISEPTICS
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Common verb : ARE
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Fuel : GAS
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German admiral : SPEE
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Mystic cards : TAROT
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Spanish uncles : TIOS
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Guru's relative : SWAMI
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Crowns : TIARAS
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Jews living outside Palestine : DIASPORA
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___-arm : ARMIN
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Gene or Grace : KELLY
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Waiter's concern : TIP
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Bore : REAM
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Seasonal song : CAROL
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Weather abbr. : TEMP
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Noun suffix : ING
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Hook features : BARBS
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Cheese shape : WHEEL
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Scantily : MEAGERLY
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Frame for candles : HEARSE
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Approaches : NEARS
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French port : CAEN
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Edsel, for one : LOSER
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Food fish : CARP
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___-relief : BAS
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Mary Todd's husband : ABE
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Self-reliant : INDEPENDENT
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Dash's partner : DOT
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Fanatic, in France : SEIDE
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Like an egg : OVATE
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Firm up : SET
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Epic writer : HOMER
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Multiplication word : TIMES
Down
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Banner : FLAG
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"Carpetbaggers" name : RENA
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Chooses : OPTS
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Specialized strip of wood : SKI
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Mercenary : HESSIAN
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Wine pitchers : OLPES
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Formal act : RITE
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Baba : ALI
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Fond du ___ : LAC
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Overpowering emotion : ECSTASY
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Ben Hur, for instance : CHARIOTEER
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Prefix for gram or naut : AERO
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Harte : BRET
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Certain poetry : EPOS
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Elec. unit : AMP
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Edge : TRIM
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Missile sites : SILOS
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Berlin sight : WALL
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River of China : TARIM
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Castle or Dunne : IRENE
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Resort near tip of L.I. : AMAGANSETT
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Epsom Downs event : DERBY
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Frosts : RIMES
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Strudel component : APPLE
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Marx and others : KARLS
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Vikki : CARR
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Conjunction : THAN
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Like the market at times : BEARISH
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Jesus' words to widow : WEEPNOT
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Exclamation : GEE
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March animal : HARE
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Prank : CAPER
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Young ones : LADS
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Instrument : OBOE
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Give in : CEDE
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Radiate : BEAM
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Stake : ANTE
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Jean d'Arc et al. : STES
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Recent: Prefix : NEO
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Kind of wit : DIM
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Roman 506 : DVI

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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