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INNER MEANINGS

New York Times, Sunday, July 18, 1971

Author:
Anthony Morse
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 682 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 169, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Anthony Morse has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,009
Across
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Traffic maneuver : UTURN
6
Swizzle stick : MIXER
11
Heat milk in a way : SCALD
16
Black entry : ASSET
21
Cold : NIPPY
22
Doddery : ANILE
23
P. I. island : PANAY
24
Author of children’s books : MILNE
25
Dostoevsky subject : CRIME
26
Like a parade : OFPASSINGINTEREST
29
English city: Abbr. : LON
30
Bowl : TUREEN
32
Got the word : HEARD
33
African banana : ENSETE
34
High notes : ELAS
36
Stretch out : LIE
37
Like S. F. or Rome : HILLY
38
Pathetic : SAD
39
Cushion : PAD
40
Constellation : SERPENS
42
Punishment, in law : PEINE
44
Elec. unit : OHM
45
Ooze : MIRE
46
Capital of Eritrea : ASMARA
47
Object of playing post-office : LIPSERVICE
50
Quebec, etc.: Abbr. : CAN
51
Middle, in law : MESNE
52
Guides : PILOTS
53
Part of a play : ACTI
54
Jargon : ARGOT
57
Metal : LEAD
58
Stream : CREEK
59
Zodiac sign : LIBRA
60
Christian symbol : IHS
63
Part of a scarecrow : STUFFEDSHIRT
67
Documents : DEEDS
68
Cover : MAT
69
Troubles : CARES
70
Korean family : RHEES
71
Mountaineer’s parent : PAW
73
Draw a bead on : AIM
74
Fat: Prefix : PIO
75
Bring up : REAR
76
Hammer parts : PEENS
77
Make out : FARE
78
Spenser lady : UNA
79
Bow : ARC
80
Wing : ELL
81
Takes on fuel : COALS
82
Channing : CAROL
83
Sawbuck : TEN
84
Linen braid : INKLE
86
Garibaldis take to the alleys : GOLDFISHBOWL
88
Agreeable word : YES
89
Pine product : RESIN
90
Russian range : URALS
91
Weather prediction : COLD
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Hesse or Ohio : STATE
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Trait of bigotry : HATE
94
Timid : MOUSEY
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Italian fare : PASTA
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Man’s nickname : NED
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Fibbing before snoozing : LYINGINBED
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Pool addict : BATHER
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Star in Cygnus : SADR
107
College degrees : BAS
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Route to north : ALCAN
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Land measure : HECTARE
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Jujube : ELB
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Glove shade : TAN
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Swiss city : BASLE
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Jet housing : POD
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Abbot’s counterpart : AMMA
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Daughter of Cyrus : ATOSSA
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Canadian peninsula : GASPE
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Lighthouses : PHARES
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Realm: Suffix : RIC
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University : MENTALINSTITUTION
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Air: Prefix : OZONO
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Witch’s home : ENDOR
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Clown : CUTUP
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Talk: Fr. : PARLE
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Group of ten tones : DECAD
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Stingers : WASPS
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French river : ISERE
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Do a sheep job : SHEAR
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Joint : ANKLE
Down
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Friend of John Bull : UNCLESAM
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Alpine natives : TIROLESE
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Where a baby often is : UPINARMS
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Engine rate: Abbr. : RPM
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U. N. word : NYET
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N. Z. people : MAORIS
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___ simple : INFEE
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Aztec god of sowing : XIPE
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Dash : ELAN
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Home: Abbr. : RES
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Sideshow man : SPIELER
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Place for locks : CANAL
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Boiling : ANGRY
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Put down : LAID
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Power: Prefix : DYN
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Modify : AMEND
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Titles : SIRS
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Miss America at night : SLEEPINGBEAUTY
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Stud with gems : ENSTAR
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___-pont (bridgehead) : TETEDE
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Stands out : SHINES
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Rams or Cubs : TEAM
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Bone : ULNA
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Pair of horses : SPAN
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Sound for attention : HIST
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Valentino role : SHEIK
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“. . . ___ I saw Elba” : ERE
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Rice dishes : PILAFS
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Lyric poem : EPODE
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Musical group : OCTET
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Dressler : MARIE
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More willing, old style : LIEFER
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Changes : VARIES
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Bakery workers : ICERS
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Taylor or Erskine : CALDWELL
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Denoting more than one : PLURAL
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One invested in ministry : ORDINEE
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Dutch explorer and family : TASMANS
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Sinkiang town : CHENSI
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Damages : IMPAIRS
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It rules the waves : HAIRNET
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Puritan penal equipment : STOCKSANDBONDS
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Sorted out : SCREENED
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Asian weight : TAEL
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Phobias : DREADS
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Ledge : SHELF
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Takeoff : PARODY
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In line : AROW
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Allergy source : POLLEN
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Fictitious : FABLED
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Raccoon-like animal : COATI
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Picked : CHOSEN
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Measure : LITER
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___ “Elegy” : GRAYS
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Form of diving : SCUBA
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Prussian lancer : UHLAN
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Cereal grass : MILLET
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This is usually enough : ONCE
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Footwear : PAC
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Tropical tree : ATTA
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Imitation diamond : SHAMROCK
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End : TERMINAL
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Part of a phone number : AREACODE
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Fuel line : GASPIPE
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George Eliot character : BEDE
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Gull : SEAMEW
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Town in Westphalia : ALTENA
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False god : BAAL
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One of the Jacks : HORNER
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Tyrants : TSARS
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Sew : BASTE
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Macaulay’s chieftain : ASTUR
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Italian town : PAOLA
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Traffic sign : STOP
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African antelopes : GNUS
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God of Egypt : PTAH
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Take on : HIRE
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Bar item : SODA
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Here, in France : ICI
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Downs’ partner : UPS
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Buddhist sect : ZEN

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 12 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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