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New York Times, Saturday, May 15, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.47, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 245 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,945
Across
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Repeat : ITERATE
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Vinegars : ACETA
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"Do not fold, spindle or ___" : MUTILATE
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Radio converting device : BALUN
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Stormy : INCLEMENT
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"___ at Oxford" : AYANK
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Netherlands town : TIEL
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Tobacco juice : PRAISS
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Sesame : TIL
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Play part : ACT
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Swindler : CONMAN
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___ majesty : LESE
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Scotsman's to : TAE
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Organism requiring no air : ANAEROBE
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Beings: Fr. : ETRES
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Andean herb : LLARETA
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Bridge positions : EASTS
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Certain bridge card : TRUMP
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Certain marble : SHOOTER
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Old Turkish coin : ASPER
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Roundabout : INDIRECT
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One, in Paris : UNE
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Small city : TOWN
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"O! what ___ and peasant slave am I" : AROGUE
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Pourboire : TIP
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Unclose, to poets : OPE
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Get the beer keg ready early : PRETAP
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Argentine tune : GATO
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Cather : WILLA
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Table treats, of old : DELICATES
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Shoreline feature : INLET
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Feedback of speaker's words : SIDETONE
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Witnessing clause : TESTE
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Declares : ASSERTS
Down
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Copy : IMITATE
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Layered : TUNICATE
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Odds and ends : ETCETERAS
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Brook : RILL
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Pub drink : ALE
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Plug for a wound : TAMPON
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Everlasting : ETERNAL
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Arabian garments : ABAS
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Islet : CAY
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Inspire : ELATE
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North African port : TUNIS
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Tarsus : ANKLE
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Glossy paint : ENAMEL
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Opera-box wear : TIARA
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Horsy sound : SNORT
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Add knitting stitches : CASTON
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"___ be gay" : LETUS
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Rebuke : BERATE
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Pail, in England : ESHIN
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Surgeon, at times : AMPUTATOR
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Weather radar system : SODAR
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Contrite : PENITENT
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Wearied : TIRED
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Cherubs : EROTES
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Finery : REGALIA
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Stays quiet : REPOSES
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Figures on Valentines : CUPIDS
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Namely : TOWIT
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Express an idea : OPINE
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Author of "The Invisible Man" : WELLS
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Meat spread : PATE
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Stadium receipts : GATE
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Tennis term : LET
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These: Fr. : CES

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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