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New York Times, Saturday, July 3, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,994
Across
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Coarse cloth : TAPA
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Musical syllables : SOLFA
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Weapons : ARMS
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___ Bator : ULAN
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Certain Jane : PLAIN
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Sharpen : WHET
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Attack : RAID
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Distilling process : AGING
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Do, for one : NOTE
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Noise source : FIRECRACKER
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Impair : MAR
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Day: Abbr. : SAT
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Prone : LIABLE
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East, in Naples : EST
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Summer pastime : NATATION
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Golf-club part : SHAFT
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Hic, ___, hoc : HAEC
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Pourboires : TIPS
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July 4 : NATIONALHOLIDAY
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Pitcher : EWER
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Any, in Scotland : ONIE
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Indian, e.g. : OCEAN
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Aware : SENTIENT
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Rare golf-hole score : ONE
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For the nonce : PROTEM
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“___ a deal” : ITS
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Good name, for short : REP
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Item for July 4 : ROMANCANDLE
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U.S. composer : IVES
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Eastern title : RAJAH
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Antelope of Africa : ORYX
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Sandy tract, in England : DENE
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Gawking : AGAPE
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Underdone : RARE
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Other : ELSE
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Ridges on shells : LIRAS
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Scottish uncles : EMES
Down
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Sod : TURF
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Asian range : ALAI
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Match : PAIR
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Aconcagua’s range : ANDES
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Laconian capital : SPARTA
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Russian girl’s name : OLGA
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Secular : LAIC
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Picket-line word : FINK
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Fra ___ : ANGELICO
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Bristle : AWN
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Parallelogram : RHOMB
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Gold or copper : METAL
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Cubic measure : STERE
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Poem division : CANTO
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___ Bravo : RIO
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Caper : ANTIC
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Early slave : ESNE
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Irwin or Artie : SHAW
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London art name : TATE
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U. N. official : THANT
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Hawaiian tree : AALII
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Titter : TEHEE
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Prime : FIRST
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Thought: Prefix : IDEO
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Burmese village : PAAN
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Scotsman’s since : SYNE
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Uninterested in right or wrong : NONMORAL
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Little Charlotte : LOTTA
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Poets’ word : EER
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Appropriate places : NICHES
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One of the sins : PRIDE
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Tallinn, to Russians : REVEL
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Reveals : OPENS
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Breathing sound : SNORE
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Eastern astrologers : MAGI
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Out of harmony : AJAR
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Calif. valley : NAPA
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Small drink : DRAM
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Old instrument : LYRE
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Letters : EXES
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View : SEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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