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New York Times, Thursday, August 12, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,034
Across
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Musical piece : DUET
5
Old World capital : PRAHA
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Dyed: Abbr. : CLD
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___ spumante : ASTI
14
Contents of pitcher's bag : ROSIN
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Indian : CREE
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Lead : SETTHEPACE
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Greek mountain : OETA
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Cognate : RELATED
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Church reader : LECTOR
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Electric force : ELOD
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Italian port : GENOA
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Bartender's question : CHASER
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Detroit cagers : PISTONS
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Chaney : LON
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Gambler's headaches : IOUS
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Retired : INBED
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Gross : OUTOFALLMEASURE
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Threefold : TRINE
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Drudge : PEON
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Stay put : LIE
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Fragrant : SCENTED
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Speed on : GALLOP
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Ear bone : INCUS
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Plant shoot : BINE
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Sheep loser : BOPEEP
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Warm-water fish : PINTADO
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Woeful cry : ALAS
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Fleeting : EVANESCENT
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Perches : SITS
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One kind of order : LARGE
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Actor Cronyn : HUME
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Garden tool : HOE
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Judge's call : ORDER
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Flanders river : YSER
Down
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Prosecutors, for short : DAS
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Customer : USER
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Small: Suffix : ETTE
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Legends : TITLES
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Transvaal capital : PRETORIA
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Inveigled, with "in" : ROPED
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___ state of affairs : ASAD
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Spasmodic sound : HIC
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Oils, old style : ANELES
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One of Hercules's captures : CRETANBULL
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Mother of Artemis : LETO
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Relative of honey : DEAR
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Silkworm nests : COCOONS
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In good shape : HALE
21
Abstract beings : ENTIA
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Doohickey : GISMO
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Lump : CLOT
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Tierce, sext, etc. : HOURS
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Foretaste : ANTICIPATE
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Whimpered : PULED
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One kind of comic : SERIO
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Wine pitchers : OLPES
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Strongly colored : DEEP
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Union : ONENESS
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Dickens's Fagin, for one : FENCE
37
Seabee man : ENGINEER
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Miss. city : TUPELO
44
Insects : ANTS
45
Porous : LEACHY
47
Carousal : BINGE
48
Knock out of shape : BASH
49
Mishmash : OLIO
50
Friend out West : PARD
51
"Ditat ___," motto of Arizona : DEUS
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"Don't pin that ___" : ONME
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Sundry: Abbr. : VAR
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Three times: Prefix : TER

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 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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