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New York Times, Tuesday, July 27, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,018
Across
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Large hall : SALA
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Smetana character : BRIDE
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Word of agreement : AMEN
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Expectant : ATIP
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Soft down : EIDER
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Ditto : SAME
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Ways: Abbr. : RTES
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Tray carriers : WAITRESSES
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Tourist stop : DUDERANCH
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Bowling term : RESET
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Scrap : ORT
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Tenant : RENTER
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Coagulate : CURDLE
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Canonical hour : NONES
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Pointed arch : OGIVE
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Conclusion : FINIS
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Common Latin word : AMO
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French cathedral town : ALBI
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Longed : PINED
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Cart : DRAY
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Flemish river : LYS
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Divulges : BARES
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Kind of offering : PEACE
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Trio of myth : FATES
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Custom : MANNER
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Diminished : ABATED
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___-disant : SOI
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Japanese ware : IMARI
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What women do to furniture : REARRANGE
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Place for a quick bite : SNACKTABLE
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Progeny : SEED
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White or Blue : NILE
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Toast : SKOAL
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Chinese dynasty : TANG
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Soviet agency : TASS
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Hangs fire : PENDS
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Border in heraldry : ORLE
Down
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Red quartz : SARD
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Aleutian island : ATTU
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German song : LIED
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Recess : APSE
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"___ the ides of March" : BEWARE
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Laughing : RIANT
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Of the ego's source : IDIC
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Topples : DETHRONES
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Slip : ERR
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Credits : ASSETS
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En ___ : MASSE
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Turkish title : EMEER
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Fit together : NEST
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Sea eagles : ERNES
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Function : ROLE
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Oklahoman city : ENID
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West Virginia product : COAL
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Certain duckling : UGLY
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Teases : RIBS
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Roman 506 : DVI
30
Muses and others : NINES
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Dragon : FIREDRAKE
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Island off Donegal : ARAN
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Club : MACE
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Court hearing : OYER
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Appetizer : PATE
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Neighbor of Ger. : DEN
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Dye process : BATIK
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Match up : PAIR
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Stage offering : FARCES
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Mushrooms : MORELS
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Embryo sacs : AMNIA
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Idols : BAALS
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Menu item : SALAD
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Contraction : ISNT
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Dark color : EBON
50
Concerning : ASTO
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Close : NEAR
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Army V.I.P. : GENL
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Sharpen : EDGE
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Recipe meas. : TSP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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