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New York Times, Thursday, March 11, 1971

61-Across : Sums

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.60, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,880
Across
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Subdivision of the Constitution : ARTICLE
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City on S. F. Bay : ALAMEDA
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Item for a cap : FEATHER
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Not exaggerated : LITERAL
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Vacationing, military style : ONLEAVE
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Mother of Arthur : IGRAINE
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Coagulate : GEL
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Trait of verbose writers : LENGTHINESS
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Bronze, for one : ALLOY
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Do fancywork : TAT
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Kind of corporal : LANCE
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Builder of churches : WREN
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Passing fancies : FADS
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Embellishes : ADORNS
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Over an earthquake's center : EPIFOCAL
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Dugout canoe : PIROGUE
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Violently angry : INARAGE
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Dovish : PEACEFUL
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Steadying device : GUYROD
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Capital of old Elam : SUSA
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"___ Here to Eternity" : FROM
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Cuts of meat : LOINS
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Mail car: Abbr. : RPO
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African people : BANTU
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Relating to a police officer's duties : INSPECTORAL
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Bond : TIE
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Halos around the sun : CORONAE
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Chiller : ICECUBE
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Sums : AMOUNTS
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Arms storehouse : ARSENAL
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Young women : LASSIES
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Birds, generally : NESTERS
Down
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In ___ (bewildered) : AFOG
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Chateaubriand title : RENE
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Lofty : TALL
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Inhabitant: Suffix : ITE
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Throw down the gauntlet : CHALLENGE
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Horizontal : LEVEL
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Heretofore : ERENOW
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Came to rest : ALIT
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Franklin's aid : LIGHTNING
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Roman halls : ATRIA
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"I was ___" : MEANTFORYOU
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One of "H.O.M.E.S." : ERIE
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During: Fr. : DANS
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Pub drinks : ALES
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Vortex : GYRE
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Bearing fruit at the end of the stem : ACROCARPOUS
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Northern Scandinavians : LAPPS
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Farewell : ADIEU
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Mrs. Charles and others : NORAS
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Prefix with gram or sode : EPI
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Mites : ACARI
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Philistine deity : DAGON
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Snow vehicles : SLEDS
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Stifle : SUFFOCATE
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Free from defect : FAULTLESS
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Continent: Abbr. : EUR
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Timber wolf : LOBO
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Robin Hood's Maid ___ : MARIAN
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Coin of Finland : PENNI
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Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
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Adjective suffix : ICAL
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Honshu town : NOMA
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Signs of a hit : SROS
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Mrs. Dick Tracy : TESS
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Melody : TUNE
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Letter-shaped beam : IBAR
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Slippery ones : EELS
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This, in Rouen : CET

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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