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New York Times, Saturday, June 5, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,966
Across
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Fish : SHAD
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Agreement : PACT
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Modern Lutetia : PARIS
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Congo river : UELE
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Sound phenomenon : ECHO
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Fragrant : OLENT
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Fancy party : BALMASQUE
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Tool : PLANE
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Shone : STOODOUT
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Kind of ware : PEWTER
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Letter enclosures: Abbr. : CCS
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Preposition : INTO
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Merit : EARN
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Bring up : REAR
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Cooking vessel : STEWPOT
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Kind of soup : OXTAIL
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"It's ___ turn" : YOUR
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Card game : GIN
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Blushing : BEETRED
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Be a ___ fashion : SLAVETO
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Letter : ESS
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Shortly : ANON
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Winged : ALATED
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Coach ___ : ANDFOUR
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Willing : GAME
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Boast : CROW
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Salamanders : EFTS
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Pillbox : HAT
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State of agitation : LATHER
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Electrical term : AMPERAGE
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Up to : UNTIL
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In a believable way : PLAUSIBLY
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Union general : BUELL
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Son : HEIR
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Robt. ___ : ELEE
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Carousal : SPREE
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Man, for one : ISLE
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Deliver : SEND
Down
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Benchwarmers : SUBS
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Vehemence : HEAT
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Assigns : ALLOCATES
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Party man : DEMOCRAT
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Money in Monterrey : PESO
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Free : ACQUIT
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Seasoning : CHUTNEY
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Kind of hold : TOE
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English poet : POPE
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Dead wrong : ALLWET
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Lariat : REATA
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Kind of circle : INNER
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Harsh : STERN
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Certain notices : ADS
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Liked : POPULAR
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Some cards : TWOS
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Garment : ROBE
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Reno departers : EXES
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Tenuous : SLENDER
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Viva voce : ORAL
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Shahs' country : IRAN
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Accessible : GETATABLE
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Paragraph : ITEM
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Knot : NODE
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Remove : DOFF
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Whims : VAGARIES
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What dead men tell : NOTALES
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For a short time : AWHILE
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Some cargo : USMAIL
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Suit : CLUBS
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Incurred : RANUP
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Playful animal : OTTER
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Men : HES
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She, in Paris : ELLE
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Refined : PURE
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Small valley : GLEN
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Watched : EYED
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Greek letter : PHI

Answer summary: 3 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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