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New York Times, Thursday, May 6, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,936

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Across
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Variety of pear : BOSC
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U.S. draft director : TARR
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Water carriers : HOSES
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Cotton fabric : LENO
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Trade discount : AGIO
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On reserve : ASIDE
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Sufficient, to poets : ENOW
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Bligh or Ahab : SEACAPTAIN
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U.S. statesman : BOWLES
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Lupin and others : ARSENES
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Muscle : BICEPS
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P.I. fruit tree : IBA
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Bankhead of theater : TALLULAH
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Anti-infection drugs : SULFAS
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Island in Taiwan Strait : AMOY
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Horse, at times : LOPER
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Musical direction: Abbr. : RIT
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Marble : TAW
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Usher's concern : SEATING
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'arry's place : OME
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French article : UNE
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German industrialist : KRUPP
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Genu : KNEE
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Long-suffering one : MARTYR
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Albany or Buffalo native : UPSTATER
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High note : ELA
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Shorten : TAKEUP
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Making a living : EARNING
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Direction markers : ARROWS
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Creeping plant : GROUNDLING
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Book for an élève : LIVRE
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Crystal-gazer's first words : ISEE
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Behold, to Caesar : ECCE
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French thoughts : IDEES
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Vital-statistic word : BORN
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Visit a mall : SHOP
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Air bubble : BLEB
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Wine prefix : OENO
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Winter road machine : SNOWBLOWER
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Marsh marigold : COWLILY
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Pendant : TASSEL
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Iron or teen : AGE
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Estuary : RIA
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Cape of Portugal : ROCA
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German royal house : HAPSBURG
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Bony : OSTEAL
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Shensi city : SIAN
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Miss Adams : EDIE
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D.C. men : SENS
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Up : ARISEN
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Old French coin : ECU
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Pacific island group : PALAU
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Track-meet event : SHOTPUT
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U.S. jazz pianist : TATUM
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Iowa religious sect : AMANA
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House part : FRONTPORCH
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Gallic name : AIMEE
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Guide : STEER
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Browning girl : PIPPA
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Urban vistas : SKYLINES
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Trip of a sort : ERRAND
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N.Z. timber trees : KAURIES
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Term in office : TENURE
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Cape of Jutland : SKAGEN
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Thrice: Prefix : TER
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He: It. : EGLI
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Dull : ARID
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Gad : ROVE
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Talkative : GLIB
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Texas city : WACO
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Small spring : SEEP
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Atomic prefix : ISO
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Biblical name : NER

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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