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Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci

FOR HER

New York Times, Sunday, May 2, 1971

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 523 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 118, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
Alfio Micci has 91 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,932
Across
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Mountain ash : ROWAN
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Measure of a kind : DOSE
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London street sight : BOBBIE
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Taxpayer's hope : REBATE
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"___ is Paris!" : SOTHIS
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" . . . maids ___ row" : ALLINA
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Ancient Urfa : EDESSA
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Economy : THRIFT
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___ pin : NEATASA
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Present for Mother : FIXHERBREAKFAST
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Geometrical solids : CONES
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Mad one : HATTER
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Partitions : SEPTA
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Prepared to propose : KNELT
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To be: Lat. : ESSE
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___ left field : OUTIN
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Ruminants : LLAMAS
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Kind of whale : SPERM
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Dernier ___ : CRI
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Follow : ENSUE
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B-17 crewman: Abbr. : BOM
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"___ of All Flesh" : THEWAY
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Posse's critters : HOSSES
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Wisconsin city : RACINE
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Seeks to attain : ASPIRES
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Spad : NAIL
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Arabian cloak : ABA
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Oodles : LOTS
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Kind of dive : NOSE
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Heathen : INFIDEL
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Remoras : PEGAS
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Madrid attraction : PRADO
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Honor card : TEN
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Galena : ORE
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Grating : RASPY
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Burr : AARON
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Gluttonous : HOGGISH
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Collar : ETON
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Chowder : STEW
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Donkey : ASS
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Noun suffix : ENCE
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Fill the plates : DISHOUT
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Saves : SETSBY
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Like some skies : STARRY
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Garçon's name : PIERRE
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Direction : ESE
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Convene anew : RESIT
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Wonder : AWE
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Partner of trick : TREAT
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Loos and others : ANITAS
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Pacific island group : PALAU
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Porter : COLE
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Acquired characters : ECADS
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___ hand : LENTA
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Kind of cord : SPINAL
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Singers : ALTOS
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Present for Mother : VACUUMHERFLOORS
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Outdoor area : TERRACE
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Aloft, in France : ENLAIR
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Shut again : RESNAP
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More like Snow White : FAIRER
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Finishes furniture : STAINS
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Builds : ERECTS
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Does garden work : SPADES
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Army man: Abbr. : SERG
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Fem. suffixes : ETTES
Down
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Italian naturalist : REDI
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Brain matter : OBEX
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Present for Mother : WASHHERWINDOWS
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Confused : ATSEA
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Draw ___ (approach) : NEARTO
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Present for Mother : DOHERIRONING
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Other: Sp. : OTRA
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Turkomen : SHIKS
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Big name in towers : EIFFEL
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Certain boxers : BANTAMS
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Bull : OLE
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Russia's Riviera : BLACKSEA
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Gnawed : BITON
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Silly : INANE
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Stand : EASEL
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Kind of book: Abbr. : REF
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Time in the jug : STRETCH
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Flour and sugar : STAPLES
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One connected with: Suffix : AST
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Heating abbr. : BTU
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Williams hero : STAN
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This: Sp. : ESTA
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Globes: Abbr. : SPHS
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Ooze : SEEP
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Jewish month : NISAN
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Atmosphere : AURA
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Get rid of in a way : MAROON
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Life stories, for short : BIOGS
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Ready : ONTAP
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Untidy : MESSY
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Assent : YES
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Thor's wife : SIF
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Whitney : ELI
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Present for Mother : CLEANHERCLOSET
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Adam's son and others : SETHS
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Gas: Prefix : AER
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Suffer : BLEED
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Present for Mother : DOHERWASHING
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Toast : PROSIT
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Old-hat : PASSE
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Has it made : RATES
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Sharp ridge : ARETE
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Aurora : EOS
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Understand : GET
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___ fog : INA
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Discard : SCRAP
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Pourboire : TIP
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Have ___ for (desire) : AYEN
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Mountain: Prefix : OREO
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U.S.S.R. range : URAL
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French head : TETE
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Arm badge : BRASSARD
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Positions : STANCES
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Some dogs : YELPERS
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Pirate John and others : SILVERS
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Willow : ITEA
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Arrests : STUNTS
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Express : AIR
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In bondage : UNFREE
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Corrode : EAT
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Bass and treble : CLEFS
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Set ___ for (ambush) : ATRAP
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Andrea ___ : DORIA
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Large rooms : AULAE
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Warn : ALERT
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Additional: Scot. : MAIR
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Fairy-tale word : ONCE
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Charlie Brown expletive : RATS
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Navy police: Abbr. : SPS
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Letter : CEE

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 9 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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