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ONLY HUMAN

New York Times, Sunday, May 9, 1971

Author:
Marian Pearce
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 663 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 171, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Marian Pearce has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,939
Across
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Bank features : SAFES
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Fills : SATES
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Deceived : DUPED
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Sometime money : SCRIP
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Follow : TRACE
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Pick up the tab : TREAT
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Hole ___ : INONE
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Stage : PHASE
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Pastoral district : ARCHDIOCESE
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Inlet : ARMOFTHESEA
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Postwar pact : NATO
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Viewpoint : SLANT
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Hari et al. : SPIES
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Farm machine : REAPER
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Fretful : WHINY
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Relatives of oaters : SOAPS
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Chicago landmark : MART
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Dominate : BESTRIDE
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Conserve in a way : REUSE
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Dispossessed : DIVESTED
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Hebrew god : ELOHIM
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False : NOTSO
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Mosquito genus : AEDES
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Scottish name : RAE
49
Band instruments : FIFES
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Strenuously : TOOTHANDNAIL
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Bondman : SERF
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Musical group : OCTET
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Whales : ORCAS
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Comparative endings : IERS
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Relied: Var. : LEANT
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Glaciation stage : RISS
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Gatsby, for one : GREAT
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Catkin : AMENT
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Bit : MORSEL
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Numerical suffix : ETH
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Sieve : BLABBERMOUTH
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Divination : AUGURY
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West Indian sorcery : OBEAH
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"___ the land of . . . " : OER
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Emotion : ANGER
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Visible : OCULAR
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Give the once-over : THUMBTHROUGH
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Fail : ERR
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Expunge : DELETE
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O.T. book : HOSEA
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Family member : AUNTY
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Seventh-century date : DCII
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"___ a Man" : ENDAS
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Indian of Sonora : SERI
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Miss Toklas : ALICE
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Irish writer : BEHAN
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Printing direction : STET
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Spare, plus : SKINANDBONES
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Actor Walter and family : ABELS
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Sabbath talk: Abbr. : SER
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Cowboys' wear : SPURS
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Shield bands : ORLES
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"Chanson ___" : TRISTE
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Magazines : ARSENALS
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Outdoorsy cloth : TWEED
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Overlappings in music : STRETTOS
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Central or Estes : PARK
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Church part : CHOIR
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River to the Amazon : PURUS
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Hans's shoes : SABOTS
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Strips of rock : VEINS
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Crazed : MANIC
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Snappish person : WASP
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Like an early king : LIONHEARTED
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Jams : BOTTLENECKS
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Part of a certain even trade : ANEYE
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Rebel in art : FAUVE
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Of hearing : AURAL
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Restrict : LIMIT
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Beginnings : GERMS
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Stair part : RISER
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Controls : REINS
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Guitar parts : FRETS
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Laurel : STAN
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Old Irish oath : ARRA
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Matter-of-___ : FACT
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Vestige : ECHO
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But, to Cicero : SED
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Impassive : STOLID
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Mysterious : ARCANE
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___-bopper : TEENY
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Direction : EAST
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French church abbr. : STE
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Pipe-organ stop : DIAPASON
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Green : UNRIPE
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Fleshy fruits : POMES
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Son of Seth : ENOS
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Court case figure: Abbr. : DEF
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Milieus : SPHERES
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Two-times : CHEATS
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Grate upon : RASP
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Response to "Get it?" : ISEE
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Bosc : PEAR
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Soviet river : ISHIM
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Kind of agent : TRAVEL
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Band man : SOUSA
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Namath's problem : WRIST
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Thomas and others : SETHS
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Noontimes in Provence : MIDIS
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"Two Years ___ the Mast" : BEFORE
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Evoke : ELICIT
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Highway hazards : SOFTSHOULDERS
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Old pronouns : THEES
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Take turns : ROTATE
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Scarcity : DEARTH
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Place for doubloons : TREASURECHEST
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Worker : EARNER
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With skill : DEFTLY
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After-theater snag : NOCAB
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Concerning : ANENT
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Pentateuch : TORAH
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Gideon's victim : OREB
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Grâce à ___ : DIEU
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Twilled fabric : SERGE
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Dubliner's lake : LOUGH
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Brightness : GLARE
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Protozoan: Var. : AMEBA
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Sahl : MORT
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Squalid : MANGY
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Rhythms : BEATS
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Variety of apple : ROME
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Meadow sound : BLEAT
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N.Z. trees : AUTES
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"Potemkin" locale : ODESSA
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Axis : CENTER
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Pronoun : THEIRS
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Rhino features : HORNS
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Wash. agency : USIA
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Like the moon at times : HALOED
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Greek tourist sights : RUINS
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Story start : ONCE
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Broadway district : RIALTO
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Laundry cycles : RINSES
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Bookkeeper's entry : DEBIT
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Lie in hiding : SKULK
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More qualified : ABLER
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Strips : BARES
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Scant : SPARSE
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Reply to the expected : NOWONDER
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German numbers : DREIS
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Scythe handles : SNATHES
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Hiatus in war : TRUCE
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Name giver : EPONYM
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Steal : THIEVE
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Summer covering : SUNTAN
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Singing gymnastics : TRILLS
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Sky Whale : CETUS
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Writer Angelo : PATRI
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Scoria : SLAG
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Elder: Fr. : AINE
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Smuts, for one : BOER
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True, in Tours : VRAI
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Grimace : MOUE
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Dam : WEIR
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Height : ACME
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Burlesque number : SKIT
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Whispering sounds : PSTS
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Continent: Abbr. : AFR
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Candy shape : BAR
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Initials in Vietnam : NLF

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 12 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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