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New York Times, Wednesday, June 30, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,991
Across
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Renowned : FAMED
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Operate : ACT
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Spiteful : CATTY
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Give pleasure to : AMUSE
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Agreed : CONCURRED
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Whines : CANTS
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Haphazardly : HITORMISS
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Child's milestone age : THIRTEEN
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Cut short : CROP
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Put on ___ : AIRS
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Pretense : CHARADE
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Crevice : CRANNY
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Do a gymnastic exercise : CHIN
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Margin : RIM
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Frayed : RAGGY
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Awaken rudely : ROUST
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Cafe bill : TAB
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Advocate : URGE
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D'Oyly ___ : CARTE
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Assistant : AIDE
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Guinness or Raleigh : SIR
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Threefold : TRINE
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Flower : ASTER
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Paris season : ETE
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Asian nomads : HUNS
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Primitive symbols : TOTEMS
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"All ___ go" : SYSTEMS
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Their, in France : LEUR
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Lather : SOAP
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Burlesque act : FANDANCE
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Added lard : SHORTENED
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Old market place : AGORA
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Fly swatter of a sort : HORSETAIL
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Gals : DAMES
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Odin and others : AESIR
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Chemical suffix : ENE
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Winter hazard : SLEET
Down
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Reality : FACT
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Oriental nurse : AMAH
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Actor Paul : MUNI
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Disaffect : ESTRANGE
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Inescapable course : DESTINY
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Head woes : ACHES
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Wishing-well need : COIN
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Handle-with-care material : TNT
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Kind of jelly : CURRANT
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Protective covering : ARMOR
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Kind of treaty : TRIPARTITE
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Thy: Fr. : TES
13
Measures: Abbr. : YDS
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Old Indian culture of Southwest : COCHISE
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Suffix of place : ERY
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Trough : CHUTE
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Crown : DIADEM
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Fire remnants : EMBERS
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Honey jars : CRUSES
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Thinness : RARITY
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Warlike nations : AGGRESSORS
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Preserves, as beef : CORNS
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"The ___ Came" : RAINS
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Muffin's cousin : CRUMPET
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Small molding : ASTRAGAL
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Art form : THEATER
39
African sheep : AOUDADS
42
Honor card : TEN
44
Trunks : TORSI
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Type of spoon : LADLE
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Sinn ___ : FEIN
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Alaskan city : NOME
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Algonquian Indian : CREE
50
New England, etc. : EAST
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Wild sheep of Asia : SHA
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Farmer's tool : HOE
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No, in Glasgow : NAE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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