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New York Times, Tuesday, March 9, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,878

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Across
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Caesar, for one : SALAD
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Hunk : SLAB
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Humorous poet : NASH
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Rub out : ERASE
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Southern favorite : PONE
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Preposition : INTO
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Vessel : LINER
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Bit : IOTA
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Insect : GNAT
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Bazaar's relative : FLEAMARKET
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Breed's or Bunker : HILL
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Currier's partner : IVES
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"What have you done for me ___?" : LATELY
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Dance step : CHASSE
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Details : ITEMS
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Balcony : LOGE
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Gallic name : RENE
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Musketeer : ATHOS
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Mushroom : AMANITA
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Win : ACHIEVE
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Risk : PERIL
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Tool : RAKE
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Men : CREW
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Fragrant : OLENT
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Los Angeles five : LAKERS
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Small cap : BARRET
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Cease : HALT
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Spin like ___ : ATOP
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Fragrant shrub : HELIOTROPE
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Cocktail variety : SOUR
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Angry : IRED
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Michigan town : IONIA
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___ many words : INSO
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Adduce : CITE
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Picks out : CULLS
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Appear : SEEM
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Origin : SEED
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Mini or maxi : STYLE
Down
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Word with him or her : SELF
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Seed coat : ARIL
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Alley : LANE
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Cruising : ASEA
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Skin layer : DERMIS
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Steeple : SPIRE
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Emulates Peeping Tom : LOOKSIN
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Stake : ANTE
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Ringo, for one : BEATLE
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Billy : NIGHTSTICK
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Ado or Orphant : ANNIE
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Booth : STALL
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With passion : HOTLY
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Prevent : AVERT
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Oriental nurse : AMAH
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Burst of thunder : CLAP
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Certain plate : HOME
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Lab medium : AGAR
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School dance : SENIORPROM
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Shipbuilding wood : TEAK
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Work for : EARN
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Now's partner : HERE
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Done : OVER
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Does needlework : SEWS
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Latin pronoun : ILLE
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Instrument : CELLO
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Letter winner : ATHLETE
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Moral system : ETHICS
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Athenians : ATTICS
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Grounds : BASIS
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Agreed : ATONE
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Waken : ROUSE
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Gave a hand : AIDED
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Cleveland's waterfront : ERIE
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Defeat : ROUT
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However : ONLY
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Capsule : PILL
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Relax : EASE

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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