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FANCIFUL TOUR

New York Times, Sunday, March 7, 1971

Author:
Edward J. O'Brien
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 557 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 110, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 34
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,876
Across
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Kennedy wear : CAPE
5
Prepaid: Abbr. : CBD
8
Alphonse's pal : GASTON
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Silent sister : GISH
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Fraud : HOAX
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Hawaiian island : MAUI
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Arbiter : UMPIRE
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Preposition : INTO
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B'way hero : ABIE
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Liberal or fine : ARTS
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Part of Rushmore : MOUNTAINEAR
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Southern facade : WARMFRONT
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Whole : SUM
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Scottish alder : ARN
30
Rolling or bowling : PIN
31
Mass. rhythm : PLYMOUTHROCK
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Goals: Abbr. : DSTNS
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Hunt cries : HALLOS
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Tom, Dick and Harry : TRIO
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Principle : TENET
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Possess: Fr. : AVOIR
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A natural for Telegraph Hill : CABLECAR
46
Inferior imitator : EPIGON
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And not: Lat. : NEC
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Cousins of 4 F's : IAS
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B. & O., etc. : RRS
54
___ one side (swerve) : VEERTO
55
Houston's Astrodome : GRANDBALLROOM
61
Pascal work : PENSEES
62
Misty : BLEAR
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Year Richard I died : MCIC
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Difficult, to a cockney : ARD
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Ibsen figure : ASE
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D. C. summers, to some : CAPITALPUNISHMENT
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Sgt. : NCO
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Annex : ADD
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Alley : LANE
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Organic compounds : ENOLS
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Tea varieties : OOLONGS
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Scales Grand Canyon : WHIPSTHECRACK
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Invest with : CLOTHE
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Haut or low : BOY
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Shoshonean : UTE
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Melanesian : KAI
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Formidable one : TARTAR
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Excavation in Chicago : LOOPHOLE
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Yesterdays: Fr. : HIERS
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Result : ENSUE
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Sole : LONE
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Animal awards : PATSYS
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Got wind of : HEARD
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Autumns in part of N.Y. : NIAGARAFALLS
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Harvest goddess : OPS
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Lyric poem : LAI
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Mr. Fawkes : GUY
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Relative of iron duke : STEELPIER
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Dusky divestiture : SUNSETSTRIP
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Number of nights : IOOI
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Look of St. Louis gateway : ARCH
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Cupid : EROS
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No place ___ : TOHIDE
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Explosive inventor : DUNN
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Handicap or stake : RACE
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Tartan pattern : SETT
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Keep ___ mind : ANOPEN
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Diminutive suffixes : ETS
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Honduran port : TELA
Down
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Plug of tobacco : CHAW
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New Hebrides island : AOBA
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Match : PAIR
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Part of e.g. : EXEMPLI
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Glance off : CAROM
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"___ penny for tribute" : BUTNOTA
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Roil : DISTURB
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Dick : GUMSHOE
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Affaire de coeur : AMOUR
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Foam up: Lat. : SPUMO
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Can : TIN
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Give ___ a few : ORTAKE
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Closely akin : NEAR
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Card game : GIN
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Bumbling : INEPT
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Discolor : STAIN
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Brasses : HORNS
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Martin and Benny : MARYS
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Phila. divorce court : INDEPENDENCEHALL
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Miami touch : FLORIDAPANHANDLE
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Sesame : TIL
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Hubs: Abbr. : CTRS
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Unkempt abodes : STIES
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Word with over and out : HANG
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Conjugate ___ : AVERB
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Painted Desert quality : LOCALCOLOR
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"We may ___ again" : NEVERMEET
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Davis's union: Abbr. : CSA
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___-Magnon : CRO
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Branch : ARM
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Arthur and Veronica, to admirers : GREATLAKES
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Natives: Suffix : OTES
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Plane part : NOSE
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Workers on a digest : ABRIDGERS
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Educ. group : NEA
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Initials of Amy's creator : LMA
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Type of train: Abbr. : LCL
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Kind of tide : RIP
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Eyes: Lat. : OCULI
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Cry of disdain : PAH
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Aims of a Q B : TDS
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Pile : NAP
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Units of length: Abbr. : INS
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Bridge loss : SET
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Eur. land : NOR
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Night: Prefix : NOCT
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African tree : COLA
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Timid : SCARY
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Paravane : OTTER
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Court : WOO
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Swine: Prefix : HYO
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Outcry : HUE
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Collide gently : KISS
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Lead: Ger. : BLEI
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Nursery item : PLAYPEN
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Prone: Abbr. : HOR
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Showing favoritism : ONASIDE
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Omitted : LEFTOUT
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Has ___ (fits in) : ITSPART
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Harmony : UNISON
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___-air (daylight) : PLEIN
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Tubes : HOSES
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Tracing pattern : EPURE
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Like ___ (probably) : ASNOT
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Get ___ on yourself : AGRIP
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Cicerone : GUIDE
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Kalpas : AEONS
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Clerical: Abbr. : ECCL
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Zeus's mother : RHEA
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Concorde, for one : SST
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Even if, for short : THO

Answer summary: 22 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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