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New York Times, Monday, April 26, 1971

57-Across : Orchid-like plant

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { C Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,926
Across
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Chair back : SPLAT
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Fleece : WOOL
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Netherlands town : EDAM
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Restraint : LEASH
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Wings : ALAE
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Tuscany river : ARNO
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Ready : ONTHEALERT
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Firearms : GUNS
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Third of a crowd : ONE
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___ breve : ALLA
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Archery gear : TARGET
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Penzance people : PIRATES
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Dry periods : SERES
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Pipe joint : TEE
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Gumbo ingredient : OKRA
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Light color : TAN
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Animal trail : SPOOR
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Kind of peach : FREESTONE
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Betel leaf: Var. : PAUN
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Sub-chaser's device : SONAR
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Writer Murdoch : IRIS
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Consider : ENTERTAIN
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Small fish : SMELT
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Freudian topic : EGO
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Smorgasbord items : EELS
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Insect : BEE
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Clotho and friends : FATES
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Small round molding : REEDING
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More downcast : SADDER
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Caste : JATI
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Born: Fr. : NEE
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Old oath : EGAD
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Orchid-like plant : ADAMANDEVE
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Classify : RATE
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Asian desert : GOBI
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Records : TAPES
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MacMurray : FRED
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Bizarre : OUTRE
Down
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Sailing vessel : SLOOP
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Finnish coin : PENNI
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Subsequently : LATER
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Shade tree : ASH
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Scene of action : THEATER
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Prison features : WALLS
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Olive shrub : OLEA
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Put one's ___ in : OAR
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Sign printer : LETTERER
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Tidal flood : EAGRE
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Shopping-mall unit : DRUGSTORE
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Stratford name : ANNE
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Greatest : MOST
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Mariner's term : ALEE
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Macaws : ARAS
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In harmony : ATONE
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Old Irish dagger : SKEAN
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Avifauna : ORNIS
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Dye plant : ANIL
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Aerie : NEST
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Graf ___ : SPEE
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Sharp feeling : PANG
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Passé : OUTOFDATE
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Young horses : FOALS
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Officiated at a track event : TIMED
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Immigrants' quarters : STEERAGE
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Network : RETE
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Learn the real nature of : SEEINTO
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Greek letter : BETA
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Annexed : ADDED
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Fiber shrub : RAMIE
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Awkward : INEPT
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"___ a dull moment" : NEVER
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Brants : GEESE
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Slave : SERF
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Seaweed product : AGAR
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Fighter's maneuvers : JABS
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June bug : DOR
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Relative: Abbr. : DAU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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