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New York Times, Tuesday, May 18, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,948

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Across
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Abbreviation on a gadget : PATD
5
Soak : STEEP
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Algerian city : ORAN
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Demolish : RUIN
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Flinch : WINCE
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Anger : RAGE
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Decisive battle : ARMAGEDDON
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Pearson : DREW
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Chinese leader : MAO
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Drinks : ADES
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Pegasus and others : STEEDS
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Observances : RITES
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Row : TIER
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Name for Korea : CHOSEN
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Most unrefined : GROSSEST
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Pulls : HAULS
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Ulysses or Cary : GRANT
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Extinct bird : MOA
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Other : ELSE
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Incites : GOADS
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Resorts : SPAS
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Old measure : ELL
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Gradient : SLOPE
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Bridge contestants : PAIRS
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Word for second base : KEYSTONE
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Rough : COARSE
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Russian agency : TASS
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Darling: Fr. : CHERI
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Sis-boom-bah, etc. : CHEERS
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Tallow source : SUET
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Units of volume: Abbr. : CCS
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Outing : RIDE
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Mark : IMPRESSION
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Roger's companion : OVER
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Gives out : EMITS
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City of the Storting : OSLO
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Writes : PENS
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Hearing, for one : SENSE
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Pierce : STAB
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Carriage : PRAM
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Nimbus : AURA
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In a Milquetoast manner : TIMOROUSLY
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Double helix : DNA
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Land of the massage : SWEDEN
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Harbor pilots' concerns : TIDES
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Remnants : ENDS
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Environmental prefix : ECO
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Tourist quarters in Europe : PENSIONS
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Garter and Knights Templars : ORDERS
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Scarce : RARE
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Like good bourbon : AGED
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Current events : NEWS
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Openings : GATES
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Try : TEST
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Land area : ISLE
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Kind of wind : TRADE
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___ by jowl : CHEEK
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East German city : HALLE
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Fruit for Bacchus : GRAPE
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Experimenter : EMPIRICIST
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Glides : SOARS
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Armor piece : TASSE
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Thugs : GOONS
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Certain photo prints : GLOSSIES
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German region : SAAR
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___ of India : STAR
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Keats et al. : POETS
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Cattle : STEERS
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Photographer's word : CHEESE
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Jurgens and Gowdy : CURTS
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Cut short : CROP
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Place of activity : HIVE
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British P.M. : EDEN
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Short ride : SPIN
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Beverage nut : COLA
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Highbrow : SNOB
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Relative of sra. : MME
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Emergency call : SOS

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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