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New York Times, Monday, May 24, 1971

38-Across : Nursery items

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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D
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E
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M
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O
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L
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A
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P
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U
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P
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D
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C
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E
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A
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A
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B
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H
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R
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E
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S
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C
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K
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T
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M
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B
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G
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A
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K
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O
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C
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R
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B
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A
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D
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S
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C
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E
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R
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P
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H
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B
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S
H
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I
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C
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A
T
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M
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C
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N
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C
H
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T
R
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L
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L
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M
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G
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D
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S
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A
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H
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P
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N
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T
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H
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S
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W
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I
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S
L
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C
R
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N
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,954
Across
1
Populace: Prefix : DEMO
5
Drink with gusto : LAPUP
10
Phonograph record : DISC
14
Words from Caesar : ETTU
15
Dispatch boat : AVISO
16
Space : AREA
17
Thai money unit : BAHT
18
City on the Hudson : RENSSELAER
20
People who avoid obligations : SLACKERS
22
Ability : TALENT
23
Dispositions : MOODS
24
Measure of Bengal : BEGA
25
Hands on hips : AKIMBO
27
Caverns of N. M. : CARLSBAD
31
Ad offerings : SALES
32
Judy of TV : CARNE
33
Go astray : ERR
34
Places : PUTS
35
"Moby Dick" captain and family : AHABS
36
Brake part : SHOE
37
Bird of Samoa : IAO
38
Nursery items : CRIBS
39
Tiny particles : ATOMS
40
Bark yielding quinine : CINCHONA
42
Musical sounds : TRALAS
43
Tibetan priest : LAMA
44
Pumpkin's relative : GOURD
45
Bedouins' home : SAHARA
48
Showing sorrow : PENITENT
51
"You're my ___" : EVERYTHING
53
Alpine sight : SNOW
54
Goods : WARE
55
Region of Asia Minor : IONIA
56
"___ bet!" : ITSA
57
Place for a coin : SLOT
58
Indians : CREES
59
Some votes : NOES
Down
1
Coming-out girls : DEBS
2
Relative of etc. : ETAL
3
Site of Lick Observatory : MTHAMILTON
4
Results : OUTCOMES
5
Rio Grande city : LAREDO
6
Declares : AVERS
7
Targets in a game : PINS
8
Nautical initials : USS
9
Back gates : POSTERNS
10
Stella of tearjerker : DALLAS
11
Dies ___ : IRAE
12
Spotted : SEEN
13
Conveyance : CART
19
Bird on a quarter : EAGLE
21
African antelopes : KOBS
24
Snide remarks : BARBS
25
Meat jelly : ASPIC
26
Island in 50th state : KAUAI
27
Of an Islamic shrine : CAABA
28
Indebted : BEHOLDENTO
29
Scent : AROMA
30
Treat a wound : DRESS
32
Ping Pong host : CHINA
35
Fragrant : AROMATIC
36
Gets going : STARTSIN
38
Fastidious : CHARY
39
Wild sheep : ARUI
41
Table wine : CLARET
42
Two-wheeled vehicles : TONGAS
44
"Arabian Nights" spirit : GENIE
45
Does mending : SEWS
46
Of grandparents : AVAL
47
Play role : HERO
48
Tree : PINE
49
Pry : NOSE
50
"___ the night before ... " : TWAS
52
Not vertical: Abbr. : HOR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 10 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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