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New York Times, Saturday, April 10, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,910

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Across
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V.I.P. : BIGNAME
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Volcanic depression : CALDERA
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Word for a Manx cat : ACAUDAL
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Invaded : OVERRAN
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Italian Mrs. : SIGNORA
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Self-flagellation : PENANCE
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Smart ___ : ALEC
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Europa, for one : LINER
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Bearing : MIEN
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Croesus's empire : LYDIA
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Impertinent : SASSY
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Time zone : EDT
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___ rose : OLD
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Nut tree : BEECH
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Kind of burglar : CAT
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Poet Edgar : GUEST
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Vampire : LAMIA
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Shaded walk : ALAMEDA
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Island republic : ICELAND
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Child : MINOR
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Summarize : RECAP
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Expand needlessly : PAD
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Edmund Hillary gear : PITON
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Kind of blanket : WET
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C.P.A.: Abbr.. : ACC
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___ as a fiddle : ASFIT
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Ladies of Berlin : DAMEN
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Roman 554 : DLIV
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Fords a stream : WADES
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Prefix with phile or stat : HEMO
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Fine cigars : HAVANAS
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Olivine : PERIDOT
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Spice : OREGANO
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Counterfeit : IMITATE
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Dupe : CATSPAW
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Pestered : DEVILED
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Kind of metabolism : BASAL
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Frigidly : ICILY
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Pledged, old style : GAGED
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Papal delegate : NUNCIO
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Stir : ADO
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Earthy deposit : MARL
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Goddess of oil : ELAIS
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Fine and dandy: Var. : COPESETIC
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Opposed : AVERSE
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Football's Dawson : LEN
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Small amount : DRAM
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Ford : ERNIE
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Sped : RACED
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Concerning : ANENT
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Arrests : NABS
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Medit. republic : ALGERIA
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Named, in olden days : YCLEPED
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Failure : DUD
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March : HAL
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Machine part : CAM
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Loser to Frazier : ALI
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Thrash : TAN
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Non-purse material : EAROFASOW
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Cartographer's concern : MAP
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___ hurry : INA
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Subjoin : ADD
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Swab : MOP
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Cry of a bird : CAW
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Wife of Geraint : ENID
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Southern African : TSWANA
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Where Gauguin painted : TAHITI
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Kind of committee : ADHOC
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Barton : CLARA
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Catlike animal : CIVET
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Warm : TEPID
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Decoration : MEDAL
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Affect feeling : EMOTE
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Renowned : NOTED
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Hobos, for short : VAGS
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Dotted, in heraldry : SEME
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Downy coating : NAP
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Miss., for one : RIV

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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