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New York Times, Monday, March 8, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,877
Across
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Belmont winner, 1955, or city in N.H. : NASHUA
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Derby winner, 1958 : TIMTAM
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Predetermine : DESTINE
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Without weapons : UNARMED
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Vends again : RESELLS
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Vestment band : MANIPLE
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Harem room : ODA
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Disappoint : LETDOWN
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New Guinea port : LAE
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Swing around : SLUE
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"Who's ___?" : THERE
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Curve : BEND
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Alabama city : SELMA
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French conjuctions : ETS
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Count of jazz : BASIE
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Spend the summer : ESTIVATE
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Classified : SORTED
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Marine worm : NEMERTEAN
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Roman orator : CICERO
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Derby winner, 1887 : MONTROSE
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George Eliot's real name : EVANS
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Tire mount : RIM
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___ Anita : SANTA
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Hold on : LAST
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Art style : GENRE
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Region: Abbr. : TERR
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Explosive : TNT
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Measles : RUBEOLA
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Wire measure : MIL
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"___ tell you I do" : IHOPETO
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Period of decline : LOWTIDE
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Busy official in whodunits : CORONER
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Conclusions : FINALES
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Ancient ascetic : ESSENE
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Follows : ENSUES
Down
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Derby winner, 1956, or thread holders : NEEDLES
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Triple Crown winner, 1946 : ASSAULT
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Sault ___ Marie : STE
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___ Gail, Derby winner, 1952 : HILL
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Vacant : UNLET
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Art lover : AESTHETE
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Swellings : TUMORS
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___ of (impressed) : INAWE
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Horace or Thomas : MANN
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Three: Prefix : TRI
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Most sufficient : AMPLEST
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Girl in "Gone With the Wind" : MELANIE
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Tiller rope: Fr. : DROSSE
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Transferred legally : DEEDED
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Derby winner, 1954, or decide : DETERMINE
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Famous : EMINENT
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Farm pest : BARNRAT
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Asserts strongly : AVERS
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Marina sights : BOATS
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I love: Lat. : AMO
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Japanese coin : SEN
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Preakness winner, 1965 : TOMROLFE
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Boston player : CELTIC
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Scott hero : IVANHOE
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Namesakes of Pollux's twin : CASTORS
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Eight furlongs : ONEMILE
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Walks in a way : STRIDES
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U. S. inventor and others : EARLES
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Drill again : REBORE
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___ abend (good evening) : GUTEN
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Conceal, in law: Var. : ELOIN
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Coty of France : RENE
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Barley beards : AWNS
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Opposite of neg. : POS
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Greek letter : TAU

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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