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New York Times, Monday, April 12, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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C
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H
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A
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P
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M
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T
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R
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O
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H
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A
R
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I
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U
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N
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C
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G
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W
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A
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S
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M
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P
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O
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N
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C
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N
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B
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S
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T
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I
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I
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N
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N
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N
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C
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U
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L
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C
K
Y
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F
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D
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G
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U
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D
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T
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M
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S
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R
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T
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R
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N
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W
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R
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S
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L
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T
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H
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G
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N
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K
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H
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S
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M
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S
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P
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W
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,912
Across
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Guy : CHAP
5
Subway for René : METRO
10
Spat : TIFF
14
Part of ship or nut : HULL
15
Not this : OTHER
16
Sea east of Caspian : ARAL
17
Spanish bit of land : ISLA
18
Soviet mountains : URALS
19
Minor taboo : NONO
20
Underhand doings : CHICANERY
22
Sometime name in golf : AGNEW
23
Museum offering : ART
24
Battle site in France : SOMME
26
Indian chief : PONTIAC
30
"The ___ Roman . . . " : NOBLEST
34
Dies ___ : IRAE
35
Charged particle : ION
37
"From ___ to dewy eve" : NOONTO
38
Boy's name, for short : NIC
39
Ill-starred : UNLUCKY
41
Having had it, with "up" : FED
42
Verbal noun : GERUND
44
Kicker : TOE
45
Star in Cetus : MIRA
46
Willowy : SLENDER
48
Despotism : TYRANNY
50
More recent : NEWER
52
Posed : SAT
53
In a while : LATER
56
Pranks : HIGHJINKS
61
Cupid : AMOR
62
Asian city : HANOI
63
Alone : SOLO
64
U.S. weapons system : MIRV
65
German city : ESSEN
66
Yul Brynner's kingdom : SIAM
67
Sneaky name : PETE
68
One of the five W's : WHERE
69
Sea bird : ERNE
Down
1
Smart : CHIC
2
Kind of puppies : HUSH
3
"Monarch of ___ survey" : ALLI
4
Appease : PLACATE
5
Corn squeezin's : MOUNTAINDEW
6
Common French verb : ETRE
7
"___ gold in them . . . " : THARS
8
Trust : RELYON
9
Conjunctions : ORS
10
Hybrid fruit : TANGELO
11
Press : IRON
12
Temple, old style : FANE
13
Course : FLOW
21
Onassis : ARI
22
Perth ___ : AMBOY
25
Prank : MONKEYSHINE
26
Little noises : PINGS
27
Projecting window : ORIEL
28
Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
29
Bird-wearing officer: Abbr. : COL
31
At last: Fr. : ENFIN
32
Austere : STERN
33
Yesterday tomorrow : TODAY
36
Bolt's complement : NUT
39
Place to get out from : UNDER
40
Trigonometry abbr. : COT
43
Flabbergast : UNNERVE
45
Post-impressionist : MATISSE
47
Go over again : REHASH
49
Indian sovereignty : RAJ
51
End of washing : RINSE
53
Gooseneck, e.g. : LAMP
54
Gallic friend : AMIE
55
Civil wrong : TORT
57
Word with party or theater : GOER
58
Rough et ___ : NOIR
59
Part of K.K.K. : KLAN
60
Part of : SOME
62
Chop : HEW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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