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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
Daniel Girardi has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,848
Across
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Bible book: Abbr. : LAM
4
Swedish island : ASPO
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Coxa : HIP
11
Angel or short : CAKE
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Whatever : ANY
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"Lohengrin" bird : SWAN
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Sleeve card : ACE
18
Suppose : OPINE
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Memphis deity : PTAH
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Almost: Prefix : PENE
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Corded cloth : REP
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Little Jack : HORNER
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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
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Picadors, in a way : TAUNTERS
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Nap : PILE
57
Pewter coin : TRA
60
Work-heat units : ERGONS
62
River to Moselle : SAAR
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Feb. 14 symbols : ARROWSCUPIDSANDHEARTS
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Mortgage : LIEN
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Elegance : POLISH
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Earth: Prefix : GEO
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Handle: Fr. : ANSE
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Ma Bell's concern : LONGLINE
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Ape : LAR
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River crossing : FORD
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Nice and Lido : RESORTS
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Chem. suffix : ANE
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Postage item: Abbr. : STP
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Army men: Abbr. : CPLS
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Building beam : TBAR
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Prefix with present : OMNI
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On ___ level : THE
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Borders: Lat. : ORAE
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Learning time : SCHOOLAGE
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Its emblem was an eagle : ANCIENTROME
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Maddened : IRED
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Rodrigo Díaz : CID
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Angler's flies : HERLS
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Purse items : COMBS
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Freeloader : PARASITE
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Fried, in Toledo : FRITO
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Eastern Christian : UNIAT
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Hatbox toters : MODELS
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Impair : MAR
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Pout : MOUE
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He, in Italy : ESSO
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Soft-___ : PEDAL
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Pirate gold : ORO
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Doorways: Abbr. : ENTS
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Asian holiday : TET
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Robert Burns word : SYNE
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Glen Canyon, e.g. : DAM
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Noted "racketeer" : ASHE
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Call on : SEE
Down
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TV fare : LATESHOW
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Word repetition : ANAPHORA
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Porter sentiment : MYHEARTBELONGSTODADDY
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Serpent : ASP
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Sub-rosa deals : SWEETHEARTCONTRACTS
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Cook a certain way : PANROAST
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Homer, with none on : ONERUN
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"___ Savannah" : HARDHEARTEDHANNAHFROM
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Kind of cap : ICE
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Willie of ring fame : PEP
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Eccentric one : COOT
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Months: Abbr. : APRS
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Film of 1950 : KINDHEARTSANDCORONETS
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Spanish months : ENEROS
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Clio's sister : ERATO
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Optical devices : PRISMS
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Miss., Ala., Ga., etc. : HEARTLANDOFTHESOUTH
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Zonal clocking: Abbr. : LMT
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Moths : EGGERS
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Yarn measure : LEA
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Cyst : WEN
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Portions: Abbr. : PCS
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Relief org. : CARE
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Do a transplant job : REBUSH
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"Henry VI" character : IDEN
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Defunct rulers : TSARS
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Set right : ATONE
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Niobe's output : TEARS
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Declaim : ORATE
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U.S. defense line : DEW
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Campus people: Abbr. : SRS
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Monastic officer : PRIOR
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Dancing Castle : IRENE
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Holds sway : RULES
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Nepal peak : API
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Stifle : GAG
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Completely : ALL
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Kind of football pass : SPIRAL
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Religion : ISLAM
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Head feature : EAR
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Timber wolf : LOBO
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Noted conductor : REINER
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Poker term : OPEN
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Rich cheeses : STILTONS
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I.O.U. recipient : PROMISEE
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Tear into : LAMBASTE
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Follows through : SEESTO
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Ref. book : OED
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Sample : SIP
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Charley horse : CRAMP
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Exalted ones : HEROES
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" . . . the giftie ___ us" : GIE
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Where the 600 rode : CRIMEA
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Southwest campus : TCU
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O'Casey : SEAN
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That, to Ovid : ILLE
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TV's Squad : MOD
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Macaw : ARA
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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