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New York Times, Friday, July 9, 1971

22-Across : Like some speech

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { B J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,000
Across
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Greek letters : CHIS
5
___ in the right direction : ASTEP
10
Piedmont city : ASTI
14
Plaster backing : LATH
15
Lobster pincer : CHELA
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Type of curl : SPIT
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Turkish regiment : ALAI
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Followers of K'ung Fu-tzu : CONFUCIANS
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Steak order : WELLDONE
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Like some speech : SLANGY
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Miss the blue ribbon : LOSE
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"A ___ in Winter" : LION
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Short-distance race : SPRINT
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Sacred peak of China : SUNGSHAN
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Adhered : CLUNG
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Senator Hiram and family : FONGS
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Parisian friend : AMI
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Sounded : RANG
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Thickens : CLOTS
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Rack's partner : RUIN
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Blackbird : ANI
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Southeast Asian natives : SHANS
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Recoil : WINCE
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Game popular in Far East : PINGPONG
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Officer in old Rome : LICTOR
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Some are blue : LAWS
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Thelonius : MONK
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Keep abreast : INFORM
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Site of pagoda Nan t'a : FANGSHAN
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Asian V.I.P. : MAOTSETUNG
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Present : HERE
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Art course: Abbr. : ANAT
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"Oh, how ___ to get up ... " : IHATE
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Song : ARIA
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Hawaiian loincloth : MALO
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Knobby : NODED
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Landmark of China : WALL
Down
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Hammer part : CLAW
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Robust : HALE
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Certain type: Abbr. : ITAL
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English coin : SHILLING
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Confront : ACCOST
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Gleamed : SHONE
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Filament: Suffix : TENE
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Sprite : ELF
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Brief halts : PAUSINGS
10
Eastern people : ASIANS
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Reach : SPAN
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Old Chinese bowl : TING
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Predecessor of bitsy : ITSY
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Sabots : CLOGS
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Bell sound : DONG
24
Acting team : LUNTS
25
One kind of book : SCRAP
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Flat: Prefix : PLANI
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Arrest : RUNIN
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Famed sisters : SOONG
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Make like a ghost : HAUNT
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Friend: It. : AMICO
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Forty-___ : NINER
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Unstamped coins : FLANS
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Stew of a sort : CHOWMEIN
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Hong Kong conveyance : RICKSHAW
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Boxes : SPARS
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Actress Toby : WING
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Language: Prefix : GLOTTO
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Yearned : LONGED
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Mexico's Ciudad ___ : MANTE
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Caliph : IMAM
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Zola heroine : NANA
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Colt : FOAL
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Egyptian king : FUAD
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Wife of Zeus : HERA
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Seed covering : ARIL
52
Actress Patricia : NEAL
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Even if, for short : THO

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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