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New York Times, Tuesday, February 23, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J K Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,864
Across
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Scornful word : BAH
4
Stay : STOP
8
Weight units : CARATS
14
Service club : USO
15
Oahu attraction : HULA
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___ cracker : ANIMAL
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Item for Perry Mason : RETAINER
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Calder art form : MOBILE
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Amo, veni, ubi, etc. : LATIN
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Many times : OFTEN
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___-given : GOD
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Land measures : ARES
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Scoreboard trio : OOO
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___ of guns : SONS
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Brilliant : GEM
30
Sets in motion : STARTSUP
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Street peddler : ARAB
35
Salamander : EFT
36
Posts : MAILS
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Imposing : TALLINTHESADDLE
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Move quietly : STEAL
45
Direction : ENE
46
Italian island : ELBA
47
Described : DEPICTED
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Timetable abbr. : EST
52
Limits : PALE
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Bustle : ADO
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Garage worker: Abbr. : MECH
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Wine: Prefix : ENO
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Stigma : CLOUD
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Light cigar : CLARO
64
Get hold of : CORRAL
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Stood : REMAINED
68
Danish port : ODENSE
69
Bridge bid : SLAM
70
Arabic letter : DAD
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Could tell, in a way : SENSED
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Lawman of West : EARP
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Campus org. : SDS
Down
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Ives : BURL
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Confused : ASEA
3
After "chili today," in weather joke : HOTTAMALE
4
Excels : SHINES
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Wine measure : TUN
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Spread : OLEO
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About as expected : PARFORTHECOURSE
8
Dramatic bits : CAMEOS
9
Later : ANON
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Umbrella part : RIB
11
Friend : AMIGO
12
Claw : TALON
13
Go-devils : SLEDS
18
Strain : AIR
22
Drink, as of rum : TOT
25
British gun : STEN
27
Card : SPADE
28
Channels : GATS
29
Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
31
Mat. time : AFT
32
Desert lizard of the U. S. : UMA
34
Grass unit : BLADE
37
What the devil finds work for : IDLEHANDS
38
Law degrees : LLBS
39
Hot ___ : SEAT
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Area in the Seine : ILE
42
Insect study: Abbr. : ENT
43
Look : SEEM
48
Cloyed : PALLED
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Witness-box response : IDO
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Depart in haste : DECAMP
52
Texas river : PECOS
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Battery pole : ANODE
54
Italian star : LOREN
57
Roman 151 : CLI
59
Objective, for one : CASE
60
Poet Walter ___ Mare : DELA
62
Interpret : READ
63
Tote-board data : ODDS
65
Hosp. people : RNS
67
After Feb. : MAR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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