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New York Times, Monday, March 1, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { H J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,870
Across
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Cutter : SLED
5
Besides : ALSO
9
Cheese : EDAM
13
100 centavos : PESO
14
Crowbar user : PRIER
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Partner of yep : NOPE
16
Sloth : UNAU
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Tennis champ : LAVER
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Trick : RUSE
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Household item : DOUBLEBED
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Clad : ROBED
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Scientists' places : LABS
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"___ things!" : OFALL
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___-Powell, Scouts' founder : BADEN
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Flowed in a noisy way : GURGLED
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Orally : ALOUD
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Sun-dried brick : DOBIE
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"What's up, ___?" : DOC
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___-garou : LOUP
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Young fowl : POULT
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Traveled : RODE
37
Coming-out girl : DEB
38
Fry lightly : SAUTE
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Dud : LEMON
40
Elapses : SLIPSBY
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That is: Lat. : IDEST
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Surpass : EXCEL
44
Of an Asian nation : SINO
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Terra ___ : COTTA
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Take second helpings : EATDOUBLY
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Grandparental : AVAL
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Defunct car : EDSEL
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Family business abbr. : BROS
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Erase : DELE
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French river : SAONE
58
Unaspirated : LENE
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Blackens : INKS
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Printing error : TYPO
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Pitcher : EWER
Down
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Potato : SPUD
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Cotton fabric : LENO
3
Son of Isaac : ESAU
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Share quarters : DOUBLEUP
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Sheiks and others : ARABS
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Vivid : LIVE
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React, as to twins : SEEDOUBLE
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Hockey star : ORR
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Enlist : ENROLL
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Highbrow : DOUBLEDOME
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Church part : APSE
12
Reward, old style : MEED
14
Academy freshman : PLEB
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Set down : LAND
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Anger : RAGE
24
Fuse by heat : FRIT
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Undisguised : BALD
26
Bitter ___ : ALOES
27
Mumbo jumbo : DOUBLETALK
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Swollen : GOUTY
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Extinct birds : DODOS
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Baseball name : DOUBLEDAY
33
Coin : CENT
35
Bullfighter's maneuver : PASE
36
Bridge call : REDOUBLE
38
Animal org. : SPCA
39
Typesetter, for short : LINO
41
Tropical fibers: Var. : IXTLES
44
Shorthand gal : STENO
45
Inactive : IDLE
46
Moslem judge : CADI
47
Kiln : OVEN
49
Wet : ASOP
50
Beer : BREW
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Ranger or wolf : LONE
52
River to North Sea : YSER
54
Superlative suffix : EST

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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