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New York Times, Thursday, March 25, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 330 (avg 1.73)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,894

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Across
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Operatic ruler : BORIS
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Be effusive : GUSH
10
Jug : TOBY
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Precise : EXACT
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Grayish mineral : URAO
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Inter ___ : ALIA
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Current playwright : ALBEE
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Modern form of hauling : PIGGYBACK
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Josh : RIB
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Medium's messages : RAPS
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Puts a certain ball in play : SERVES
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Thicket, in Britain : SPINNEY
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Asian : THAI
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Racetrack character : TOUT
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Bar tidbits : PRETZELS
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Wallop : CREAM
34
Howe : ELIAS
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River island : AIT
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Indian nurse : AYAH
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Fair-haired boy : BLOND
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India tourist mecca : AGRA
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Via : PER
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Thoroughly : QUITE
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Liquori or Ryun : MILER
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Storms : ASSAULTS
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Bus rider : FARE
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___ of laughter : GALE
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Disheartens : DEJECTS
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Accent : STRESS
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Escape slowly : OOZE
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Aloha concomitant : LEI
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Transplant for Richard I : LIONHEART
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Wild-apple tree : SCARB
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Toward the mouth : ORAD
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Season : YULE
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Kind of eagle or owl : TAWNY
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Old Greek platform : BEMA
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Pieces out : EKES
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Ford : EDSEL
Down
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Chicago team : BEARS
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Hybrid primrose : OXLIP
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TV adjunct : RABBITEARS
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Diamonds: Slang : ICE
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Breast bone : STERNUM
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Aquarium favorite : GUPPY
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Author of "Armageddon" : URIS
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___ Harbor, N. Y. : SAG
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Large cask : HOGSHEAD
10
City of Iran : TABRIZ
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Norwegian saint : OLAV
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Hue of blue or green : BICE
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Guffaws : YAKS
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Irish poet : YEATS
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Of age: Abbr. : AET
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Danny Kaye role : NOAH
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Threefold : TRINE
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Conspires : PLOTS
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Farm cultivators : EAGLECLAWS
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Money in Salerno : LIRE
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Headliner : STAR
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Spanish cloak : CAPA
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Cereal grasses : RYES
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The Four Hundred : ELITE
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Marksman's goal : BULLSEYE
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Yorkshire river : AIRE
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Annul : QUASH
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Lèse ___ : MAJESTE
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Program : AGENDA
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Headgear : FEZ
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Goes gaga over : DOTES
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Lead and tin alloy : TERNE
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Prophetess : SIBYL
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Clumsy fellow : SLOB
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Exhaust : TIRE
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Gad : ROAM
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Voided escutcheon : ORLE
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Sea diver : AUK
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No gentleman : CAD

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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