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New York Times, Thursday, July 29, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,020

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Across
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Cantonese dish : SUBGUM
7
Vanishes : FADES
12
Stir : AROUSE
13
Grayness of hair : CANITIES
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Assembled : MASSED
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Delivery motorcycle : AUTOETTE
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Little: Fr. : PEU
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Less hard : SIMPLER
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Mauna ___ : LOA
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Scuba gear : LUNG
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Motorized caddie : CART
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Indulge : SPOIL
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In ___ : ESSE
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Silly : APISH
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Part : ROLE
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Door parts : SILLS
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Steno's need : ERASER
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Living-room piece : SETTEE
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Sets of three : TRINES
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Villains : ROGUES
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Large red hog : DUROC
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___ patriae : AMOR
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Piece of music : ETUDE
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High-low card signal : ECHO
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Revolutionary general : GATES
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Turn off ___ : ORON
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Kind of opera : SOAP
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Wallach : ELI
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Note : OBSERVE
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See 2 Down : ASP
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Safe : RISKLESS
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Portuguese harbor : OPORTO
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Cloys : SATIATES
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Hires : LEASES
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Violin : STRAD
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Odorous gas : KETENE
Down
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Taste : SAMPLE
2
Snake : URAEUS
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Certain tars : BOSUNS
4
Man's nickname : GUS
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Exercises : USES
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Hospital jargon : MEDICALESE
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Some tennis serves : FAULTS
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Part of A.M. : ANTE
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Some dresses : DIORS
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Gallic season : ETE
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Be indifferent to : SITLOOSE
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Women's pants : CAPRIS
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Star-shaped patterns : ETOILES
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Arctic ship : SEALER
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Tree : MAPLE
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Motion : GESTURE
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Capers : PRANCES
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Self-styled master race : HERRENVOLK
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Noun suffix : ITE
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Grande or Bravo : RIO
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African republic : SOMALIA
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Small-world dwellers : EGOTISTS
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Style of architecture : TUDOR
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Tantrum throwers : RAGERS
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Coercion : DURESS
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Slept poorly : TOSSED
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Rough : COARSE
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Expedite : HASTEN
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Resist : OPPOSE
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Kind of energy : SOLAR
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Greek letter : BETA
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Sword : EPEE
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Kind of bag : KIT
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Grain : OAT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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