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New York Times, Friday, July 2, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.70, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 362 (avg 1.93)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,993

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Across
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Fish cuts : JOWLS
6
Phloem : BAST
10
Yaks away : JAWS
14
Sorcery : OBEAH
15
Assents, in Caen : OUIS
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Theater sign : EXIT
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Disordered collection : HODGEPODGE
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Stewpot : OLLA
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Photo lab's concerns: Abbr. : NEGS
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Like unto : AKIN
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M.P.H. : SPEED
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Wind direction : SSE
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Moon's outer edge : LIMB
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One of the Hagens : UTA
26
Deep pink : CORAL
27
Consolidated : MERGED
31
Halloween figure : SPOOK
34
Seaweed ashes : KELP
36
Garroway : DAVE
37
Foretoken : PROMISE
39
Court sessions : ASSIZES
41
Friendly chat : COZE
42
In a line : AROW
44
U. S. mountains : OZARK
45
Inner sanctum : ADYTUM
47
Linen vestment : AMICE
49
Optimism, in Soho : OPE
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Flagrant : RANK
51
Neighbor of N.B. : QUE
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Oddities : QUIPS
57
Invites : ASKS
58
League, in Bonn : BUND
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Major or Minor : URSA
60
Stir : COMETOLIFE
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Gets on : AGES
63
Redoubtable person : ONER
64
Forum tongue : LATIN
65
Letters : DEES
66
Itches : YENS
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Encourages : ABETS
Down
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___ Hopkins : JOHNS
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Orchestra members : OBOES
3
Golfbag item : WEDGE
4
Barrel staves : LAGS
5
Pronoun : SHE
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Las Vegas businessman : BOOKMAKER
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Loud enough : AUDIBLE
8
Autograph : SIGN
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Lao-___ : TSE
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Imperil : JEOPARDIZE
11
Car part : AXLE
12
Stratagem : WILE
13
African village : STAD
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Brace : PAIR
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Marie or Thérèse : STE
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Norse god : LOKI
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Men in blue : UMPS
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Happen : COMETOPASS
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___ Strip : GAZA
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At any time : EVER
30
Office need : DESK
31
Humane org. : SPCA
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Stimulate : PROD
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Like swamp footing : OOZY
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Congressmen : LAWMAKERS
38
Indistinguishable : SAME
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Blow : SOCK
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Stroke et al. : OARSMEN
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Bullish times : UPS
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Cal Tech, for one: Abbr. : INST
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Positively : QUITE
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Not competent : UNFIT
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Gardens : EDENS
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Printer's space : QUAD
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Be insistent : URGE
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Words of comprehension : ISEE
57
Tops : AONE
58
Spill the beans : BLAB
60
Bashful : COY
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Ending with cup and pay : OLA

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

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