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New York Times, Tuesday, May 25, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,955
Across
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Flower or fish : STAR
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Birds of prey : HAWKS
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Tiny creatures : ANTS
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Musical direction : POCO
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Present an idea : OPINE
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___ suit : ZOOT
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Indians : UTES
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More prudent : WISER
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Sea plant : ALGA
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Fasten again : RESEAL
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Follower of a German philosopher : HEGELIAN
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Demeanor : MIEN
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Athapascans : DENE
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Of armorial pageantry : HERALDIC
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Uses : AVAILS
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Cattle hedges : OXERS
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Sack material : GUNNY
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Common, in Hawaii : NOA
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Jewel : RUBY
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Sired, Biblically : BEGAT
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Big and Gentle : BENS
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Drink : ADE
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Marner : SILAS
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Horses : MARES
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___ wheels : HELLON
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Gobelin or arras : TAPESTRY
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Andy's partner : AMOS
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Rhythm : LILT
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Cobweb : GOSSAMER
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Evoke : ELICIT
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Abundant : RICH
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Pelvic bone : ILIUM
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Comstock, for one : LODE
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Wings : ALAE
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One of an early rabbinical group : AMORA
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Diving bird : LOON
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Polar explorer : BYRD
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Amo, esse, ego, etc. : LATIN
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Building parts : ELLS
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Cowboy wear : SPUR
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Kind of bag : TOTE
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Experts : ACES
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Remembrance herb : ROSEMARY
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Did the wolf bit : HOWLED
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Bee: Prefix : API
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Desire : WISH
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Fouled in a way : KNEED
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York, for one : SERGEANT
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Garden flower : AZALEA
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___ me tangere : NOLI
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Loose garment : TOGA
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Musial : STAN
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Pains : AILS
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Begrudge : ENVY
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Former actor Bruce : NIGEL
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Dance of Israel : HORAH
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Emanate : EXUDE
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Resister : REBEL
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Band leader : CUGAT
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Sluggish : INERT
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Antisocial one : LONER
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Fresh : SASSY
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Twangy : NASAL
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Certain theorem in math : BINOMIAL
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Prison of fame : BASTILLE
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Body as a whole : SOMA
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Pell-___ : MELL
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Fastened : LASHED
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Simon's acquaintance : PIEMAN
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Alabama city : SELMA
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Kind of bag : GRAB
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Slick : OILY
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Isolated rock : SCAR
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Tumult : RIOT
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Collected : COOL
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Object of devotion : IDOL
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Decades : TENS
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Swiss canton : URI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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