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New York Times, Tuesday, May 4, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J K Q }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,934
Across
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Seafood : CLAMS
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Rabbit's tail : SCUT
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Tree stem : BOLE
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Goddesses of the seasons : HORAE
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Draw near : COME
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Overthrow : RUIN
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Posture in yoga : ASANA
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Like many suburbs : URBANIZED
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Looks after : TENDS
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Heckle : BOO
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Noted British family : EDENS
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Actress Ruth : ROMAN
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Picks out : CULLS
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Green rust on old bronze : PATINA
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Puff up : ELATE
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Kind of agreement : ORAL
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Fauna and flora : NATURE
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Lou Costello's partner : BUD
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Current year : MCMLXXI
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Ecologists' concern : MERCURY
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Suffix with journal or Canton : ESE
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Copy from an original : ECTYPE
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London park : HYDE
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Humble : ABASE
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Playful monkey : RHESUS
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Jaunty cap : BERET
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Bret Harte man : AHSIN
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Like gold : AURIC
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Crooked : WRY
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Rain clouds : NIMBI
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Parade unit : BRASSBAND
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White of egg : GLAIR
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"Is there anyone ___?" : ELSE
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State : AVER
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Top class : ELITE
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Nautical chains : TYES
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Make over : REDO
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Strikes out : DELES
Down
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Small talk : CHAT
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Squander : LOSE
3
Galway Bay isles : ARAN
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Blue-faced baboon : MANDRILL
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Ripen : SEASON
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Certain diver : SCUBA
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Bridal adornment : CORONET
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Beak of a bivalve shell : UMBO
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Light snack : TEA
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Jockey's control : BRIDLE
11
European thrush : OUZEL
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Debtor's headaches : LIENS
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Make ___ meet : ENDS
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Gender : NEUTER
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Certain pet : MANXCAT
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Runs rapidly : CAREERS
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Fleshy fruit : POME
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Lights for stars : ARCS
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Unexciting : TAME
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Put up with, if you don't like it : LUMP
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Holms : AITS
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Tempting bargains : BUYS
35
Pakistani tongue : URDU
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Mascaras : DYES
38
Three-masted Medit. vessels : XEBECS
40
Fabric for bedspreads : CHENILLE
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Longed for : YEARNED
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Comes up : ARISES
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Pivoted on : HINGED
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Strapping : BURLY
49
Remove : ERASE
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Spa, in Britain : HYDRO
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Second in evildoing : ABET
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Silent salute : WAVE
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Classed matter : MAIL
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Angler's delight : BITE
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Angers : IRES
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Mughouse : BAR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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