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New York Times, Tuesday, June 8, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { B F G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,969
Across
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Priest of Mideast : IMAM
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Caps : TAMS
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Use a bike : PEDAL
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French river : OISE
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Blackbirds : ANIS
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Raise the spirits : ELATE
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Society's cold shoulder : OSTRACISM
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Squelch : SITON
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Full of: Suffix : OSE
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What deltas are made of : SILT
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Give heed : ATTEND
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Hassles : RUCTIONS
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Greek resistance of W.W. II : EDES
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Corn mush, down Texas way : ATOLE
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Cozy corner : NOOK
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" . . . hair of my ___ chin-chin" : CHINNY
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Sheep-killing parrot : KEA
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Measure with the hand : SPAN
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Makes current : REDATES
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Frozen slush : SNOWICE
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Freedom from worry : EASE
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Villain's cry : AHA
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Medicinal lozenge : TROCHE
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Sea : ROSS
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Bothered : IRKED
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Train for a bout : SPAR
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Part of a spaceship : NOSECONE
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Road workers : PAVERS
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Russian range : URAL
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Bosh! : ROT
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Type of theater : ARENA
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Free of lawbreaking : CRIMELESS
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"___ Gertie from Bizerte" : DIRTY
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Uriah's surname : HEEP
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She was born free : ELSA
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___ Park : ESTES
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"This ___ sudden!" : ISSO
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Glacial ridges : OSAR
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M : IOOO
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Avoid : MISS
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Starfish : ASTEROIDS
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French sea : MER
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Understood : TACIT
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Dyestuff : ANILIN
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Identified incorrectly : MISTOOK
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Modern weapon: Abbr. : SSM
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Pain-in-the-neck : PEST
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Crème de la crème : ELITE
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Passé : DATED
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Expiate : ATONE
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Imparts : LENDS
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Balloon feat : ASCENT
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With suspicion : ASKANT
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Arm bones : ULNAE
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Refusals : NOES
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Seaport in Israel : ACRE
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"Take ___ Train," jazz classic : THEA
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Desires : YEARNS
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Under oath : SWORN
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Fresh-water fish : PICKERELS
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Feel pity for : ACHE
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Obligation : NEED
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Go away! : SHOO
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A.L. player : ORIOLE
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Guarantees : ASSURES
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October event : SERIES
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Certain card : SPADE
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Peace-talks site : PARIS
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Ward off : AVERT
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French revenue : RENTE
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South American plain : CAMPO
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Flat fish : RAYS
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Bones : OSSA
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Nicholas : TSAR
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Sweetheart of Sigma ___ : CHI
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Follower of Cancer : LEO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 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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