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New York Times, Tuesday, June 29, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { B J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,990
Across
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Shoulder décor : CHIP
5
Base-runner's concern : SLIDE
10
Shells, bullets, etc. : AMMO
14
Egad or drat : OATH
15
One of a common trio : HARRY
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Burberry : COAT
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Vicinity : AREA
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Flower : ASTER
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Shopper's aid : CART
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Unploughed ridges, in Britain : LEARIGS
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Theda Bara's milieu : SILENTS
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U.S.O., for one: Abbr. : ORG
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Experienced : SEEN
26
Romilly-___, French town : SURSEINE
31
Certain writings : SATIRE
35
Power agency : TVA
36
Shore bird : SNIPE
38
1870 surrender site : SEDAN
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Relative : AUNT
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Mine guardian : GNOME
43
Prefix for god or monde : DEMI
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Runs : FLOWS
46
Revises : EDITS
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Further : AID
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Church capes : FANONS
51
Legendary king of Thebes : ETEOCLES
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Variegated : PIED
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Deer : ROE
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Backslide : RELAPSE
59
Turns, in a game : INNINGS
63
Fix martinis : STIR
64
Cremona family : AMATI
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Money in Bari : LIRE
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Immense : VAST
68
French painter : MONET
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Ardor : ELAN
70
Jack's need : PLAY
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Contestant : ENTRY
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Dimple : DENT
Down
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Pea or egg : COAL
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Hounds' quarry : HARE
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Willow : ITEA
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Ancient wonder at Alexandria : PHAROS
5
Chasing flies : SHAGGING
6
Miss : LASS
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N. Y. subway line : IRT
8
Word with circle or down : DRESS
9
Nests: Var. : EYRIES
10
Stressed : ACCENTED
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Lament : MOAN
12
Trading center : MART
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Ex-Giant star and family : OTTS
21
Irritates : IRES
23
Measures of yarn : LEAS
26
Flag's place : STAFF
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Part of the palate : UVULA
28
Kept talking : RANON
29
Baseball team : NINE
30
Lyric poem : EPODE
32
Perfect : IDEAL
33
Asian fiber : RAMIE
34
Geraint's wife and others : ENIDS
37
Voice : EMIT
40
Kind of political system : TWOPARTY
42
"From Here to ___" : ETERNITY
45
Cut : SNIP
47
Early : SOON
50
Seed for rolls : SESAME
52
Did interior coating : CEILED
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Evil spirit : DEMON
56
Pls. reply : RSVP
57
Useful Latin phrase : ETAL
58
Louvre name : LISA
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Road for Caesar : ITER
60
Shade of green : NILE
61
Relative of gramp : GRAN
62
Delivered : SENT
65
Insect : ANT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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