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New York Times, Saturday, July 10, 1971

20-Across : Dessert dish

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,001
Across
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Result of a clench : FIST
5
Treatise : TRACT
10
Competition : RACE
14
Fortune-teller's words : ISEE
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Tidal flood : EAGRE
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Black : EBON
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Ski maneuver : STEM
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Saboteur on a petty level : SPOILSPORT
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Dessert dish : COMPOTE
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Ski contests : SLALOMS
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Chew : EAT
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Comic ___ : OPERA
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Upset : OVERTURN
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Ostrich or emu : RATITE
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Hangs back : LAGS
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German drink : BIER
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Wading bird : HERON
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Siamese twin : ENG
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Military zones : SECTORS
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Sustain : AID
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Profoundly : ADEEP
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Hawk : KITE
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Salt tree : ATLE
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Limited : NARROW
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Sticky plant : MILKWEED
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Irregular : EROSE
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Poetic word : EEN
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Place for oils : GALLERY
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Vestment : MANIPLE
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Parting words in Mexico : ADIOSSENOR
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Highest point : NOON
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Kind of coat : RAIN
63
At last, in Paris : ENFIN
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Kind of dancer : GOGO
65
Two-master : BRIG
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Dickens girl and others : NELLS
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Whole lot : SLEW
Down
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Exchequer : FISC
2
Ratio words : ISTO
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Appear : SEEM
4
Moderates : TEMPERS
5
Lab item : TESTTUBE
6
Forage plant : RAPE
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Past : AGO
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Bracing : CRISP
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Physicist Edward : TELLER
10
Revised edition of a newspaper : REPLATE
11
Irish battle cry : ABOO
12
Bulb : CORM
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Doorways: Abbr. : ENTS
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Bernhardt and others : SARAHS
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Cereal : OAT
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Former : ONETIME
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City in New York : OLEAN
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Blue-red color : VANDA
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Moth : EGGER
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Haystack : RICK
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Incensed : IRATE
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Linen : TOILE
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Over : ENDED
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French cooking word : ROTI
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Germ cells : SPORES
39
Studies again : RELEARNS
42
Soon : ERELONG
44
Sun shades : AWNINGS
46
Deteriorate : WORSEN
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Murray : KEN
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Aswan's ancient name : SYENE
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Dress : GARB
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Jewish month : ADAR
54
Roman 53 : LIII
55
Drudge : MOIL
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Lagoon : POOL
57
Stall : LOGE
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Omar's rhyme for "thou" : ENOW
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Sports org. : NFL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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