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New York Times, Monday, May 17, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,947
Across
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Flood the market : GLUT
5
Mañana : LATER
10
Forsyte story : SAGA
14
Path : LANE
15
Stage whisper : ASIDE
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Crop : CRAW
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Tamiroff : AKIM
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Winter hazard : SLEET
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Ready : RIPE
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Couldn't stand : DETESTED
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Awaits : ABIDES
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Occur : RISE
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Rebuff : SLAP
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Plunder : SPOIL
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Lamenting : PLAINTIVE
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In a saucy way : PERTLY
36
Asian land: Var. : IRAK
37
Clock numerals : VII
38
Revelry : ORGY
39
John Glenn's achievement : ORBIT
41
Tennyson, e.g. : LORD
42
Before la : TRA
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Aroma : ODOR
44
Appear : EMERGE
46
Artificial copy of nature : SYNTHESIS
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Public official : MAYOR
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Like sardines : OILY
51
City in France : CAEN
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Orwell's farm : ANIMAL
56
Beaucaire, for one : MONSIEUR
60
Seasonal time : LENT
61
Hockey-puck maneuver : ICING
63
Actress Bayes : NORA
64
Equal: Prefix : PARI
65
Relative : NIECE
66
Increase : GAIN
67
Stumble, in Scotland : STOT
68
One headed for defeat : GONER
69
Broken tooth : SNAG
Down
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Flower, for short : GLAD
2
Titicaca or Geneva : LAKE
3
Item : UNIT
4
Boldness : TEMERITY
5
Shows durability : LASTS
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Inactive : ASLEEP
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Confined : TIED
8
Netherlands commune : EDE
9
Get back at : RETALIATE
10
Director's concern : SCRIPT
11
Dull : ARID
12
Stare at : GAPE
13
Overwhelms : AWES
21
Window part : SILL
23
Slope : BANK
25
Hindu garment : SARI
26
Theater lights : SPOTS
27
Lake Erie hero : PERRY
28
Staff magazine : ORGAN
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Books of public records : LIBRI
31
Creamy color : IVORY
32
Zodiac sign : VIRGO
33
Sea duck : EIDER
35
Alpine activity : YODELLING
40
Optimistic : ROSY
41
Inclinations : LEANINGS
43
Hawaiian tree : OHIA
45
French titles : MMES
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Small bird : TOMTIT
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Wall bracket : SCONCE
52
Rage : ANGER
53
Peaks : ALPS
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Undiluted : NEAT
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Nested boxes : INRO
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Bearing : MIEN
57
Of the dawn : EOAN
58
Auk genus : URIA
59
Tolled : RANG
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Labor initials : CIO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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