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New York Times, Wednesday, April 7, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 247 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 52, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,907

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Across
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Local movie, Variety style : NABE
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Determined : SET
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Japanese coin : SEN
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Spoken : ORAL
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Surfacing : TAR
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City of Bolivia : ORURO
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River known for water gap : DELAWARE
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Vixen: Sp. : RAPOSA
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Meat curer : SALTER
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Awned : ARISTATE
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Manor : ESTATE
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Down : EIDER
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Courage : HEART
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Home of Hoover Dam : NEVADA
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Sign : INK
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Ignores : ELIDES
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Flaccid : LIMP
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Year in Nero's reign : LVI
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Zodiac animal : RAM
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Musical direction: Abbr. : RIT
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Cutting device : DIE
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River to North Sea : TYNE
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New York college : VASSAR
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Football player : END
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Precisely : TOATEE
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Habit : USAGE
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Weapon : SABER
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First-born : ELDEST
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Supersede : OVERRIDE
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Accentuate : STRESS
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Tilted : LEANED
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Czars' protectors : COSSACKS
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Growl : SNARL
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Spanish relative : TIA
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Math branch : TRIG
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Alkaline solution : LYE
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Cunning : SLY
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Quest : HUNT
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Signals in a way : NODS
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Tract : AREA
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Social event : BALL
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Snapping beetle : ELATER
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Show surprise : START
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Attention : EAR
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Picked up the tab : TREATED
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Clusters on ferns : SORI
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Removed : ERASED
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Matrimonial : NUPTIAL
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Course : ROAD
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Bone: Prefix : OSTE
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Certain wind : WESTER
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Gas: Prefix : AER
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Changed direction : REVERSED
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Vivacious : ANIMATED
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Handle : HILT
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Begrudge : ENVY
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Compatible : AKIN
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___ Minor : ASIA
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Cinders : LAVA
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"The very ___!" : IDEA
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Chinese dynasty : MING
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Suffix for centi : PEDE
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Industrial giants : TRUSTS
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Kind of triangle : ETERNAL
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Picks out : SELECTS
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Planetarium : ORRERY
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River valley : STRATH
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After fa : SOL
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Birds in general : AVES
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Vegetable : BEAN
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Theme : ESSAY
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Waste time : IDLE
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Pale color : ECRU
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Rind : SKIN
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Army rating: Abbr. : SSGT
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Pomade : OIL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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