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New York Times, Monday, June 21, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,982

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Across
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Snake's warning : HISS
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Enlarges a hole : REAMS
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___ Nostra : COSA
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Dill : ANET
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Hatred : ODIUM
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Whit : ATOM
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Sun, for one : STAR
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Worthless output : BILGE
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Historic river : NILE
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Science of "how who gets what" : POLITICS
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Pretends : LETSON
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Slight hollow : DENT
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Emperor of 10th century : OTTO
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High point of pupil's day : RECESS
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Go away : CLEAROUT
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Happening : EVENT
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Watchful : ALERT
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N. Y., Ill., Cal., etc. : USA
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Move suddenly : DART
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Farewell, in Sonora : ADIOS
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Grape juice : STUM
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Fruit drink : ADE
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Cookies : SNAPS
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Cubic measure : STERE
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Reserve funds : NESTEGGS
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Musical symbols : SHARPS
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Downwind : ALEE
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Do a plaster job : CEIL
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Ballpoint-pen item : REFILL
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Joins : CONNECTS
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Grandparental : AVAL
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Long tale : ILIAD
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Extent : AREA
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Bog : MIRE
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Brahman, for one : CASTE
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Soothe : LULL
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Coaster : SLED
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Moving : ASTIR
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Stage direction : EXIT
Down
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Fastener : HASP
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Preposition : INTO
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Water animal : SEAL
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Grating : STRIDENT
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Spring chirpers : ROBINS
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___ of Nantes : EDICT
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Troubles : AILS
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Toby : MUG
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Gary sights : SMELTERS
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Eddie of musicals : CANTOR
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U. S. patriot : OTIS
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Musical piece : SOLO
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Solemn assent : AMEN
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Examination : TEST
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French political unit : ETAT
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Vegetable oils : OLEOS
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Fortification : REDAN
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Dodge : EVADE
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First asteroid : CERES
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Does a coupon job : CLIPS
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Kind of space : OUTER
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Seize by force : USURP
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Brings under control : TAMES
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Saw : ADAGE
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Plant of carrot family : ANGELICA
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Flat brew : STALEALE
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Retail : SELL
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Climb in a way : SHIN
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Followed : TAILED
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Postal term : SENDER
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Raccoon's relative : COATI
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Drives into : RAMS
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___ eye : EVIL
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Busrider : FARE
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Early Roman box : CIST
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Essential point : CRUX
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Hindu of low caste : TELI
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Season : SALT
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Vegas or Palmas : LAS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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