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New York Times, Saturday, May 29, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,959
Across
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French port : BREST
6
Baden and Ems : SPAS
10
Loot : SWAG
14
Philosopher John : LOCKE
15
Catch in a slip : TRIP
16
Lighten : EASE
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Stinging : ACRID
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Radamès's love : AIDA
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Cognate : AKIN
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John Silver's forte : SKULDUGGERY
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Attention : EAR
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Holiday : FETE
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City in Italia : TORINO
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Encourage : ASSURE
30
Military caps : SHAKOS
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Christmas or Easter item : SEAL
33
London quarter : SOHO
35
Havelock : ELLIS
38
Political backer of McKinley : HANNA
40
Lace : VAL
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S. A. plain : LLANO
42
Record : ENTER
43
Wagnerian heroine : ERDA
45
Internal: Prefix : ENTO
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Nordic abode of the gods : ASGARD
48
Convict's hope : PARDON
50
"___ Agonistes" : SAMSON
52
Scottish alders : ARNS
53
Nabokov title : ADA
54
Pencil game : TICKTACKTOE
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"___ my words" : MARK
62
Drudge : MOIL
63
Visit frequently : HAUNT
64
English painter : OPIE
65
Arm bone : ULNA
66
Fur : OTTER
67
Hang on, in poker : STAY
68
Declines, as in price : SAGS
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Ecologist's word of advice : REUSE
Down
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Gil ___ : BLAS
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Contemporary sound : ROCK
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Color : ECRU
4
Expertise : SKILFULNESS
5
Farm implement : TEDDER
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Exhibit : STAGE
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Stuffy person : PRIG
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Adjutant : AIDE
9
Helot's home : SPARTA
10
Black or White : SEA
11
Pacific battle site : WAKEISLAND
12
Thai : ASIAN
13
Japanese elder statesman : GENRO
21
Early Coloradans : UTES
22
Rustic : YOKEL
26
Summer porch hazard : ROLLERSKATE
27
U. S. Davis Cupper : ASHE
28
John in Cork : SEAN
29
Famed flagship : SANTAMARIA
30
Fragment : SHARD
31
Freighter area : HOLD
34
In preference to : OVER
36
Preposition : INTO
37
Promptly : SOON
39
Slang : ARGOT
44
Harbor of Guam : APRA
47
Hostility : ANIMUS
49
Item to be weighed : ANCHOR
50
Aesop's home : SAMOS
51
Adjust : ADAPT
52
African range : ATLAS
55
Soft drink : COLA
56
Lear or Kong : KING
57
Ballerina's garb : TUTU
58
Certain bills : ONES
59
French verb : ETRE
61
Islet : KEY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 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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