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New York Times, Saturday, June 19, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { B J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 6 (2 double stacks), Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,980
Across
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Laver opponent : ASHE
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Something to shoot : CRAPS
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___ de Pinos : ISLA
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Lose control : GOINTOATAILSPIN
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Critical instance : UNGUARDEDMOMENT
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Part of Hebrew daily liturgy : ASHRE
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Money substitute : SCRIP
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Part of the psyche : EGO
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Bow expert : TELL
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Gather in : REAP
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Not pro : CON
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Drink : ALE
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Place for missiles : SILO
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Eur. country : NETH
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Outline : LIMN
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T.V. offering : NEWS
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Singer John : RAITT
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Customs duties : IMPOSTS
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Be taken as : PASSFOR
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Eye and wisdom : TEETH
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Did the crawl : SWAM
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Flier : KITE
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Agitate : ROIL
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Dwellings: Abbr. : HSES
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Iowa college : COE
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School org. : PTA
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Broadway musical : MAME
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Athletic org. : NCAA
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Sometimes dry item : ROT
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Southern Arabian : OMANI
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Conceptual beings : ENTIA
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Come to ___ (agree) : ANUNDERSTANDING
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"Tall, ___" : DARKANDHANDSOME
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Corrida cries : OLES
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___ record (equals) : TIESA
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Bills : ONES
Down
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Spanish drink : AGUA
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Rothschild's pride : SONS
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Like some furnaces : HIGHTEMPERATURE
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Habituate : ENURE
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Heart : COR
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Energy units : RADS
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Backed down : ATECROW
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Chaplain : PADRE
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Ape : SIMIAN
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Theory : ISM
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Politician's thing : SPEECHIFICATION
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Jargon : LINGO
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Dvorak : ANTON
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Oriental weights : TAELS
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Pruning shears : LOPPERS
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Serge's plague : LINT
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Came down : ALIT
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Drink flavor : LIME
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Fewer : LESS
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Kind of force : TASK
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Obvious, in Italy : NOTO
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Resorts : SPAS
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In ___ : TOTO
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Elder or alder : TREE
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Japanese town : SHIMODA
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Word of agreement : AMEN
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" ... ___ was bad she was ... " : WHENSHE
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Deplore : LAMENT
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Ship's rise : SCEND
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Famous museum : PRADO
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Pertaining to pitch : TONAL
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___ Gras : MARDI
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So-___ : ANDSO
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Philippine natives : ITAS
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"Have a little faith ___" : INME
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Iron and others : AGES
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Garment parts: Abbr. : NKS
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Santa ___ : ANA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 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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