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New York Times, Saturday, March 27, 1971

25-Down : Start from ___

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 91, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,896
Across
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Repudiations : DISAVOWALS
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Become crusty : CAKE
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P. T. Barnum, for one : IMPRESARIO
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Sashes : OBIS
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Hundred-yard dash, e.g. : SPRINTRACE
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Grooves : RUTS
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Water, in France : EAU
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Hideout : DEN
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"___ Terrible" : IVANTHE
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Shaving hazard : NICK
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Metric measure : STERE
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Cultivated : GREW
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Western Indian : SAC
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Brought up : REARED
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Quantities: Abbr. : AMTS
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Broadcasts : AIRS
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Coeur d'___ : ALENE
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Eur. country : GER
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Features of German vowels : UMLAUTS
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Undermine : SAP
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Virgil hero: Var. : ENEAS
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Suffix with trick or prank : STER
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Vapor: Prefix : ATMO
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Come forward : STEPUP
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Hue's companion : CRY
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Kind of school : PREP
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Scorch : PARCH
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Egyptian abode of dead: Var. : AALU
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Base runner, at times : STEALER
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Muhammad : ALI
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Indisposed : ILL
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Fatigue : WEAR
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Its capital is Nouakchott : MAURITANIA
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Regarding : INRE
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Enclosure with stakes : IMPALEMENT
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Army officer: Abbr. : GENL
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"And ___ in a pear ... " : APARTRIDGE
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Detaches : DISENGAGES
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Deterioration : IMPAIRMENT
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Evergreen : SPRUCETREE
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Uris hero : ARI
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Peddle : VEND
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Bone: Prefix : OSTE
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Caution : WARN
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Parseghian : ARA
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Lawful : LICIT
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In any degree : SOEVER
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Of an eye part : CORNEAL
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Border on : ABUT
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Kin's partner : KITH
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Actual being : ESSE
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Vicinities : AREAS
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Elec. units : KWS
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Start from ___ : SCRATCH
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Famous Uncle : SAM
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Troubles : AILS
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Curbed : RESTRAINED
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Doing fingernails : ENAMELLING
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Force migration from an area : DEPOPULATE
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Litigant : SUER
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Commonplace : USUAL
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Test : TRY
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Garb : APPAREL
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Brazilian tree : APA
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Bonuses : PREMIA
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Swimmer's hazard : CRAMP
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Greedy gulp : SWIG
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Filament: Suffix : TENE
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Make a living : EARN
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Sandarac tree : ARAR
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Tune : LILT
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Latin journey : ITER
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___ tree : UPA
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Friend: Fr. : AMI

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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