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New York Times, Tuesday, April 20, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,920
Across
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Piscatorial pursuit : FISHING
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___ as a ghost : ASPALE
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Provokes : INCITES
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Greek pastoral region : ARCADIA
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Lover's opening line : DEAREST
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Corroborate : BEAROUT
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Move suddenly : START
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Fogs : MISTS
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Upstate N.Y. resort : MALONE
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Attention-getting sound : HIST
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Pouch : SAC
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Head: Fr. : TETE
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Frame of mind : TEMPER
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Rockne : KNUTE
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Wine vessels : AMAS
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River to the Moselle : ORNE
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City in India : AGRA
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Eat away : ERODE
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Brood of pheasants : NIDE
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Port Authority income source : TOLL
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Millstone support : RYND
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Units of force : DYNES
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Fails to be alert : SLEEPS
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Hip bones : ILIA
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___ corde : TRE
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Army acronym : AWOL
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Spoors : SCENTS
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Ballads : FALAS
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Palms : NIPAS
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More ostentatious : SHOWIER
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Oscar and others : LEVANTS
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Sharpened again : REHONED
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Built : ERECTED
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Parts of double boilers : INSETS
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Postulates : ASSERTS
Down
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Mast support : FID
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Chemical endings : INES
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Go away! : SCAT
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King of Tyre : HIRAM
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Repeat : ITERATE
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Snuggle up to : NESTLE
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Basic time initials : GST
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Son of Zeus : ARES
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Criticize severely : SCATHE
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Trait of Scrooge : PARSIMONY
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Fuss : ADO
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Eastern campus : LIU
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"___, drink . . . " : EAT
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Stage husband : ABIE
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Memory study : MNEMONICS
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Eared seal : OTARY
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Short race : SPRINT
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Harbor craft : TENDER
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Widows in a card game : SKATS
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Luanda's land : ANGOLA
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Shore bird : CURLEW
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Half a fly : TSE
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Peewee : REESE
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Tearful earful : TALEOFWOE
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Befuddle : ADDLE
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Hesitating sounds : ERS
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Grammar cases : DATIVES
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Lament : PLAINT
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Soccer positions : INNERS
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Chalcedony : SARD
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Set apart : SPACE
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Dregs : LEES
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Sinus: Prefix : ANTR
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Proofreading word : STET
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Hindu title : SRI
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Kind of party : HEN
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Exclamations : OHS
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Meadow : LEA
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Noises: Abbr. : SDS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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