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New York Times, Wednesday, July 28, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,019
Across
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Takes steps : ACTS
5
Ruth and Herman : BABES
10
Blueprint : PLAN
14
Kind of store : COOP
15
Relish-tray standby : OLIVE
16
Prime : AONE
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Devilish : EVIL
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Recaps : TIRES
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Anglican, for one : RITE
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Culled : SELECTED
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Kind of cow : SACRED
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Whistle time : NOON
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Kind of arm or kick : SIDE
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Infrequently : SELDOM
29
Party pooper : SPOILER
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Benefit : AVAIL
33
Bloodhound's forte : SCENT
34
Science course: Abbr. : BOT
36
Alan : LADD
37
Boston and snap : BEANS
38
Arrived : CAME
39
Fruit punch : ADE
40
Two-by-four : BOARD
41
Boo-boo : BONER
42
On the way : ENROUTE
44
Reviewer of a sort : CENSOR
45
Sea birds : ERNS
46
Metal dross : SLAG
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Became definite : JELLED
50
Prosper : FLOURISH
54
Canal : ERIE
55
Oaf : IDIOT
57
Ferber : EDNA
58
Arabian gulf : ADEN
59
"___ to the Orient" : NORTH
60
Join : SEAM
61
Cartoonist : NAST
62
Silly birds : GEESE
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Declines : SAGS
Down
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Cards : ACES
2
Sheltered place : COVE
3
One of Churchill's four offerings : TOIL
4
Superb : SPLENDID
5
Certain dollar : BOTTOM
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Strange : ALIEN
7
Badminton item : BIRD
8
Holiday time : EVE
9
Meetings : SESSIONS
10
Distribute, with "out" : PARCEL
11
Dormouse : LOIR
12
Stake : ANTE
13
Want : NEED
21
Unruffled : COOL
23
Entrance : ADIT
25
Squander : SPEND
26
Spanish room : SALA
27
Get around : EVADE
28
Burdened : LADEN
29
Alarm : SCARE
30
Abba and family : EBANS
31
Montague : ROMEO
33
Does ushering : SEATS
35
Region: Abbr. : TERR
37
Poet's word for the main : BOUNDING
38
Source of laws : CONGRESS
40
Drill : BORE
41
Dandy : BEAU
43
Yield : RELENT
44
Dress : CLOTHE
46
Coin openings : SLOTS
47
Shepherd of radio : JEAN
48
Wagnerian goddess : ERDA
49
Is situated : LIES
50
Ardor : FIRE
51
Inkling : IDEA
52
Obstacle : SNAG
53
Emoters : HAMS
56
Female animal : DOE

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