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V-DAY

New York Times, Sunday, February 7, 1971

Author: Dan Girardi
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 517 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 104, Cheaters: 24, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,848
Across Down
1. Bible book: Abbr. : LAM
4. Swedish island : ASPO
8. Coxa : HIP
11. Angel or short : CAKE
15. Whatever : ANY
16. "Lohengrin" bird : SWAN
17. Sleeve card : ACE
18. Suppose : OPINE
20. Memphis deity : PTAH
21. Almost: Prefix : PENE
22. Corded cloth : REP
23. Little Jack : HORNER
24. Turn back : REPEL
26. Miscued : ERRED
28. "___ straws" : LETSDRAW
30. Bandleader Jones : ISHAM
31. Like some steak : TOUGH
32. Coal size : PEA
33. Table d'___ : HOTE
34. Cheat : SHORTCHANGE
36. Wages : CARRIESON
39. Hunting-horn flourish : MORT
40. Roman money : AES
41. Nibbles : EATS
43. Berber tribesman : TEDA
44. Sailor's gear : SWAB
45. Hamelin denizen : RAT
46. B. & O. et al. : RRS
47. Novelist Moravia : ALBERTO
50. German river : EDER
52. Terminal: Abbr. : STA
53. Picadors, in a way : TAUNTERS
55. Nap : PILE
57. Pewter coin : TRA
60. Work-heat units : ERGONS
62. River to Moselle : SAAR
63. Feb. 14 symbols : ARROWSCUPIDSANDHEARTS
67. Mortgage : LIEN
68. Elegance : POLISH
69. Earth: Prefix : GEO
70. Handle: Fr. : ANSE
71. Ma Bell's concern : LONGLINE
73. Ape : LAR
75. River crossing : FORD
77. Nice and Lido : RESORTS
78. Chem. suffix : ANE
79. Postage item: Abbr. : STP
80. Army men: Abbr. : CPLS
84. Building beam : TBAR
85. Prefix with present : OMNI
86. On ___ level : THE
87. Borders: Lat. : ORAE
88. Learning time : SCHOOLAGE
92. Its emblem was an eagle : ANCIENTROME
95. Maddened : IRED
96. Rodrigo Díaz : CID
97. Angler's flies : HERLS
98. Purse items : COMBS
99. Freeloader : PARASITE
102. Fried, in Toledo : FRITO
103. Eastern Christian : UNIAT
104. Hatbox toters : MODELS
105. Impair : MAR
107. Pout : MOUE
109. He, in Italy : ESSO
110. Soft-___ : PEDAL
111. Pirate gold : ORO
112. Doorways: Abbr. : ENTS
113. Asian holiday : TET
114. Robert Burns word : SYNE
115. Glen Canyon, e.g. : DAM
116. Noted "racketeer" : ASHE
117. Call on : SEE
1. TV fare : LATESHOW
2. Word repetition : ANAPHORA
3. Porter sentiment : MYHEARTBELONGSTODADDY
4. Serpent : ASP
5. Sub-rosa deals : SWEETHEARTCONTRACTS
6. Cook a certain way : PANROAST
7. Homer, with none on : ONERUN
8. "___ Savannah" : HARDHEARTEDHANNAHFROM
9. Kind of cap : ICE
10. Willie of ring fame : PEP
11. Eccentric one : COOT
12. Months: Abbr. : APRS
13. Film of 1950 : KINDHEARTSANDCORONETS
14. Spanish months : ENEROS
19. Clio's sister : ERATO
20. Optical devices : PRISMS
23. Miss., Ala., Ga., etc. : HEARTLANDOFTHESOUTH
25. Zonal clocking: Abbr. : LMT
27. Moths : EGGERS
28. Yarn measure : LEA
29. Cyst : WEN
32. Portions: Abbr. : PCS
35. Relief org. : CARE
37. Do a transplant job : REBUSH
38. "Henry VI" character : IDEN
42. Defunct rulers : TSARS
47. Set right : ATONE
48. Niobe's output : TEARS
49. Declaim : ORATE
51. U.S. defense line : DEW
54. Campus people: Abbr. : SRS
55. Monastic officer : PRIOR
56. Dancing Castle : IRENE
58. Holds sway : RULES
59. Nepal peak : API
61. Stifle : GAG
63. Completely : ALL
64. Kind of football pass : SPIRAL
65. Religion : ISLAM
66. Head feature : EAR
72. Timber wolf : LOBO
74. Noted conductor : REINER
76. Poker term : OPEN
79. Rich cheeses : STILTONS
81. I.O.U. recipient : PROMISEE
82. Tear into : LAMBASTE
83. Follows through : SEESTO
85. Ref. book : OED
88. Sample : SIP
89. Charley horse : CRAMP
90. Exalted ones : HEROES
91. " . . . the giftie ___ us" : GIE
93. Where the 600 rode : CRIMEA
94. Southwest campus : TCU
100. O'Casey : SEAN
101. That, to Ovid : ILLE
105. TV's Squad : MOD
106. Macaw : ARA
108. Compass point : ESE

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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