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New York Times, Monday, March 29, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,898
Across
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"Deer Park" author : MAILER
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These, in Paris : CES
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Scotsman's to : TAE
13
Use a match : IGNITE
14
Algerian port : ORAN
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Bird : ERN
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George's wife's grapes, so to speak : MARTHASVINEYARD
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River area, in France : ILE
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Parisian co. : CIE
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Furnishings of a kind : DRAPES
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Old terms of address : SIRRAHS
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Fatty : ADIPOSE
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Malayan sir : TUAN
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Antelope : GNU
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Indian flour : ATTA
30
Discharge : EMIT
31
Come to the ___ : POINT
33
Kind of plane: Abbr. : SST
34
Neglected in a way : LOVERLESS
37
Baseball statistic: Abbr. : RBI
40
Ericson, for one : NORSE
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Relative of alas : AHME
44
Weapon in Rouen : ARME
46
___ low : LIE
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Bore out : REAM
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Lawn layer : TOPSOIL
50
Physiognomies : VISAGES
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Expression of relief : ATLAST
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John, in Scotland : IAN
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Alfonso's queen : ENA
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Certain dressings : THOUSANDISLANDS
60
Gas: Prefix : AER
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Asian ox : ANOA
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French relatives : TANTES
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Three, in Turin : TRE
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Culinary meas. : TBS
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Dater's word : STEADY
Down
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Puccini heroine and others : MIMIS
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Variety of talc : AGALITE
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___ natura : INRERUM
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Illuminated : LIT
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African country: Abbr. : ETH
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Get there : REACH
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Place for a marina : COVE
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Silkworm : ERI
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Cape Cod sight : SANDDUNE
10
Places for brewing : TEAPOTS
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Checks : ARRESTS
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One on the aisle : ENDSEAT
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Italian saint : NERI
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Family member : SIS
19
Palm-leaf mat : YAPA
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Racetrack position : RAIL
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Dvorak : ANTON
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Old womanish : ANILE
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Furze : GORSE
31
Jeopardy : PERIL
32
Peter and Alexander : TSARS
35
Flying : VOLITANT
36
Stadium : SHEA
37
Knocking sound : RATATAT
38
Whitney, to Mrs. Payson : BROTHER
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Supplicate : IMPLORE
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Purple color : MAGENTA
43
Edited : EMENDED
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Genesis name : ESAU
49
Mountain of Thessaly : OSSA
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Liberian native : VAI
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Horns and oboes: Abbr. : INSTS
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Fresh : SASSY
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Castor's killer : IDAS
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___ Hill : NOB
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Map abbr. : LAT
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French donkey : ANE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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