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New York Times, Monday, June 28, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J K Q U Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,989
Across
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U.S. senator : BAYH
5
Trudge : PLOD
9
Napoleon’s Grande ___ : ARMEE
14
Unctuous : OILY
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Of flying : AERO
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Harbor to remember : PEARL
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Cheese : EDAM
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Samoan seaport: Var. : PANGOPANGO
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Apostate : RENEGADE
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Wrestling hold : NELSON
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Corrodes : GNAWS
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Fuel : PEAT
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L.B.J. aide : MOYERS
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Niagara Falls visitor : NEWLYWED
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Dentist’s concern : INLAY
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Marner : SILAS
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French donkey : ANE
34
Phone : DIAL
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Malicious : CATTY
36
Scheme : PLAN
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Suffix for poly or penta : GON
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Sky animal : CANIS
39
Pleasant : BALMY
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Like some invitations : ENGRAVED
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Caravansaries : SERAIS
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Hebrew measure : OMER
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Often-drawn object : STRAW
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Bathe : SHOWER
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No game scheduled : OPENDATE
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Barrie’s land : NEVERNEVER
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Holm oak : ILEX
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Spenser’s isle : IRENA
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Path : LANE
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Mirth : GLEE
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Certain code : PENAL
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Actor Ray : ALDO
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Planet : MARS
Down
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Smuts, for one : BOER
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Staff member : AIDE
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Perfume-yielding tree : YLANGYLANG
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Marriage song : HYMENEAL
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Banana-like fruit : PAPAWS
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Plays the first card : LEADS
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Caen’s river : ORNE
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Chihuahua : DOG
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Supreme Court’s agenda : APPEALS
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Landed assets : REALTY
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Fortifies : MANS
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Hence : ERGO
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N. C. college : ELON
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Some streets : ONEWAY
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Steel city : GARY
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Skins : PELTS
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Gnat’s relative : MIDGE
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Cocktail additive : ONION
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Lustrous : NITID
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Western city : WALLAWALLA
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As a friend, in Amiens : ENAMI
30
French saint : DENYS
32
More rational : SANER
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Troglodyte’s pad : CAVERN
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Model : PARADIGM
38
Of a judge’s sanctum : CAMERAL
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European capital : BERN
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Ivanhoe lady : ROWENA
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Recording system : STEREO
44
Use up : SPEND
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Whippersnapper : SNIP
46
Roll-call response : HERE
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Baker : OVEN
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Elliptical : OVAL
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Mix colors : TEER
50
Certain spouses : EXES
52
Top of the gamut : ELA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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