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New York Times, Tuesday, June 15, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,976
Across
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Vipers : ASPS
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Santa Maria, etc. : SHIPS
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Small draught : DRAM
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Hair line : PART
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Unspoken : TACIT
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Dress of rank : ROBE
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Verify : AVER
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Sandy : ARENACEOUS
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Echoed : REPEATED
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Rough sketches : DRAFTS
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Egyptian god : ATUM
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Home of Chang and Eng : SIAM
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Vibration : TREMOR
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Devotees of G.B.S. : SHAVIANS
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Relative of deary : HON
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Hostess of note : MESTA
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Diminutive of girl's name : ELLIE
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Settled habits : RUTS
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Tawny : TAN
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Eastern philosophy : YOGA
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Curved moldings : OGEES
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Alphonse-Gaston word : AFTER
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Thread: Prefix : NEM
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Creature in folklore : WEREWOLF
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Greenhouse for grapes : VINERY
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Mail relay in India: Var. : DAUK
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Hereditary factor : GENE
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Consecrate : ANOINT
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Early writer on moon travel : BERGERAC
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Early writer on earth travel : JULESVERNE
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Vale : DELL
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Summer drinks : ADES
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Sluggish : INERT
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Girl's name : LITA
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"The ___ is silence" : REST
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Plumed bird : EGRET
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" . . . paradise ___" : ENOW
Down
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Armadillo : APAR
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Except : SAVE
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Certain school, for short : PREP
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Rivulet : STREAM
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Natural height : STATURE
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Seraglio : HAREM
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Frosted : ICED
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Frat man's wear : PIN
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Surveying method : STADIA
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In a fanciful way : DREAMILY
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Mansard or gable : ROOF
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Touch : ABUT
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Hodgepodge : MESS
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Hanker for : CRAVE
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Particle : ATOM
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Contraction : SHANT
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Coverlet : THROW
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Cosmetic : ROUGE
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Share in : ENTER
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Symbol of authority : STAFF
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Unique : ALONE
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African river : NIGER
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One side of life : SEAMY
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Stealthy pursuit : STALK
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Shabbiest : SEEDIEST
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"Every man thinks his own geese ___" : SWANS
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Edward ___ Hale : EVERETT
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Phone call : RING
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Surpass in competition : OUTVIE
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Obelisk : NEEDLE
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Style : GENRE
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At variance with : AJAR
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Common art form : NUDE
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Bull-ring cries : OLES
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Rabbit's title : BRER
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Bridle part : REIN
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Chorus voice : ALTO
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Bird weapon : CLAW
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Language: Abbr. : ENG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 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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