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New York Times, Saturday, May 8, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,938

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Across
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Noisy eating sound : CHOMP
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Memento of a scrape : SCAB
10
___ au lait : CAFE
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Nevada beauty spot : TAHOE
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Moon sight : HALO
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Philippine tree : ACLE
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Revenooers' target : STILL
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Banker Kahn : OTTO
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Duck : TEAL
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Western track : HOLLYWOODPARK
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Okhotsk, for one : SEA
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Place for a coin : SLOT
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Type of can : ASH
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Factory : SHOP
31
One of a certain pair : ELOPER
35
Fish delicacy : SHAD
37
Heraldic band : ORLE
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Charged cell : ANODE
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Home of the Travers Stakes : SARATOGASPRINGS
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Swelling ailment : EDEMA
44
Dog sounds : YIPS
45
Met player : AGEE
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___ fugit : TEMPUS
48
Gromyko vote : NYET
50
Bit : ORT
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Seth's son : ENOS
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Swiss canton : URI
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Racing fans' highlight : KENTUCKYDERBY
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Mind : CARE
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French rulers : ROIS
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Spanish port : PALOS
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Love: Lat. : AMOR
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Sea eagle : ERNE
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Cherish : ADORE
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Muddle : MESS
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"___ Park" : DEER
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Ostrich features : NECKS
Down
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Parts of dols. : CTS
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"Greater love ___ no man . . . " : HATH
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Miss. River tributary : OHIO
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Gang girls : MOLLS
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Elaine's father : PELLES
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Come in third : SHOW
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Roman Elder : CATO
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Choir members : ALTOS
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Swag : BOODLE
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Psychiatric syndrome : CATATONIA
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Maple genus : ACER
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Bomber's hazard : FLAK
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Wriggler : EEL
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Uncouth fellow : YAHOO
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Kind of bear : POLAR
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Belonging : ASSET
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Tone : SHADE
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Zenana : HAREM
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Specialty of Dionysus : ORGY
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Steppe : PLAIN
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Orangutan : PONGO
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Lawn tool : EDGER
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Perm. job : RESET
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Laundry devices : DAMPENERS
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View : ESPY
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Twit : TAUNT
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False: Prefix : PSEUD
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Went bad : SOURED
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Cutting tool : TREPAN
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Twenty : SCORE
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Sultan's decree : IRADE
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Short ridge : KAME
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Piccadilly statue : EROS
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Cattle, in poetry : KINE
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River to North Sea : YSER
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Legislative group : BLOC
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English royal house : YORK
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English river : CAM
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His: Fr. : SES

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 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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