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New York Times, Friday, March 5, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,874
Across
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Bumpkins : CLODS
6
Hardened : CAKED
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Composer of 55 mazurkas : CHOPIN
12
Holmes : OLIVER
14
Defunct N. Y. paper : TRIBUNE
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Origins : GENESES
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Harness parts : HAMES
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Farm animal : EWE
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Charity effort : DRIVE
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Birds in general : AVES
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Positive photo : PRINT
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Corner : TREE
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Part of W. W. : WAR
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Pious : SAINTED
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Blunder : ERR
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Gregarious bird : STARLING
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Clinic workers : NURSES
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___ jury : HUNG
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Arrived : CAME
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Prance : CAVORT
38
Klondike man : CANADIAN
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Winglike part : ALA
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Intersecting lines : SECANTS
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Roman 502 : DII
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Phony coin : SLUG
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Blows one's top : RANTS
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For fear that : LEST
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Lodge doorkeeper : TILER
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North or Ross : SEA
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Prominent clergyman : PEALE
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Starts : SETSOUT
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Insulting person : TAUNTER
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Wooden bench : SETTLE
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Salvation and others : ARMIES
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Considers : DEEMS
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Scrutinizes : SCANS
Down
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Wild fancy : CHIMERA
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Rounded parts : LOBES
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Work of 11 Across : OPUS
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Clamor : DIN
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Scornful : SNEERING
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To the point : COGENT
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Bar order : ALE
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Category : KIND
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Turn inside out : EVERT
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Yens : DESIRES
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Apparel item : CRAVAT
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Busy man on April 18, 1775 : REVERE
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Relents : THAWS
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Prophets : SEERS
19
Plane part : WING
22
Mountain lion : PAINTER
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Apartment dwellers : TENANTS
26
Slanders : SLURS
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D'Artagnan's creator : DUMAS
30
Greek letter : RHO
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Morning-after eyes : RED
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Choral works : CANTATAS
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Theater-program listings : CASTS
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Associates : ALLIES
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Like many cathedrals : VAULTED
38
Chastise in a way : CANE
39
Forms an opinion : IDEATES
40
Church sections : AISLES
41
Gunpowder ingredient : NITER
44
Brahman, Sudra, etc. : CASTES
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Exploit : GESTE
49
Famous Russian : LENIN
51
Set system : ROTE
53
Cougar : PUMA
55
City on Danube : ULM
57
Spark stream : ARC

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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