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New York Times, Wednesday, July 7, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q U W X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,998
Across
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Honey factory : HIVE
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Ruin : SPOIL
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Wolf or card unit : PACK
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Mine yields : ORES
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"Over ___" : THERE
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Instrument : OBOE
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Pre-marital title : MISS
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Moses' spokesman : AARON
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Plebeian in footwear line : CLOG
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Has a high opinion of : ESTEEMS
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Coins : NICKELS
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Neckpieces : NAPES
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One of five little pigs : TOE
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Land stretches : TRACTS
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Ben Franklin and others : PRINTERS
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Functions : ROLES
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Tree get-together : GROVE
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U. N. name : LIE
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Actor Burl : IVES
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Very recent Mrs. : BRIDE
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Become listless : MOPE
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Kind of cat: Abbr. : PER
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Thicknesses : PLIES
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Did cowboy work : ROPED
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True copies, in law : ESTREATS
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Come-hither nymphs : SIRENS
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Yet, to poets : EEN
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Plant capsule : THECA
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Grades again : REMARKS
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New World cats : OCELOTS
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State : AVER
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Fill with pride : ELATE
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Result of cerebral activity : IDEA
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Bog down : MIRE
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Shaded : TONED
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Eagerness plus : ZEAL
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Vehicle : SLED
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Fashion : STYLE
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Existence: Lat. : ESSE
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Unlocalized hatrack : HOME
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Spring flower : IRIS
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Sleeveless garment : VEST
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Spirits : ESSENCES
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Dies : STAMPS
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Stage : PHASE
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Poet's ended : OER
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Press : IRON
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Soothing : LENITIVE
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Boy's catchall : POCKET
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Up to : ABLE
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Like a million : COOL
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Small casks : KEGS
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Dines : EATS
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Geometric shape : CONE
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Most nimble : SPRIEST
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Worthless stuff : TRIPE
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Wanders : ROVES
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Vigilant : ALERT
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Fishing gear : RODS
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Avoid wedding expenses : ELOPE
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Develop : RIPEN
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Sows : SEEDS
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"True ___" : GRIT
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Covers thoroughly : BLANKETS
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Emulate Aesop : MORALIZE
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Look narrowly : PEER
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Departing wedding gift : RICE
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Brought up : REARED
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Withdraw : SECEDE
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Grand, for one : HOTEL
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Butts : RAMS
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Kind of eye : EVIL
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French relative : MERE
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Mailbox part : SLOT
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Poems : ODES
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Socials : TEAS
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Ad feature : SALE
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Indefinite word : ANY

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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