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New York Times, Monday, August 2, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,024
Across
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Rum cake : BABA
5
Doleful : DREAR
10
Old Spanish coin : REAL
14
Repute : ODOR
15
Arterial trunk : AORTA
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All: Prefix : OMNI
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Bonbon : CONFECTION
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One of Omar's wishes : WINE
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Peer Gynt's mother : ASE
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King of bag : TOTE
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Minos, for one : CRETAN
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Skating star : HENIE
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Sound: Prefix : PHON
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Rinehart play : THEBAT
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Of a motif : THEMATIC
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Gets wind of : HEARS
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Conscious : AWARE
35
Big bird : EMU
36
Asian land: Prefix : INDO
37
Mexican alder : ALISO
38
___ Rabbit : BRER
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Compass point : NNE
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Overweight : OBESE
41
___ much as (up to) : FORAS
42
Restless one : GADABOUT
44
Part of H.S.H. : SERENE
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Knox or Wayne : FORT
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Friend of Smollett's Random : STRAP
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Luncheon dish : OMELET
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Capone feature : SCAR
51
French law : LOI
54
Nimbus : HALO
55
Obstacle : IMPEDIMENT
58
___ Ticsi, Incan god : ILLA
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Nemo, translated : NOONE
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Assistant : AIDE
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Kiln : OAST
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Accesses : GATES
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___ cat : ONEA
Down
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Mouth: Sp. : BOCA
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Flurries : ADOS
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Stupid : BONEHEADED
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Dog's word in comic strip : ARF
5
Asian robber : DACOIT
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Celtic instrument : ROTTE
7
Indian : ERIE
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From ___ Z : ATO
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Landowner of West : RANCHERO
10
"Ivanhoe" girl : ROWENA
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Utter : EMIT
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Karenina : ANNA
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Legal claim : LIEN
18
Heating vessels : ETNAS
23
Where all roads meet : ROME
25
Spanish river : EBRO
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Aspect : PHASE
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Do one's ___ : THING
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Rinse : HENNA
29
Dance : TWIST
30
Rampart platform : TERREPLEIN
31
"___ what I say" : IMEAN
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Malediction : CURSE
34
Eskimo : ALEUT
37
Cutting short : ABORTING
38
Adriatic wind : BORA
40
Woodwind : OBOE
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Iron: Prefix : FERRI
43
On board ship : AFLOAT
44
Greek measures : STADES
46
Location : SCENE
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Taft territory : OHIO
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Part of a bird's jaw : MALA
49
Old cloth measures : ELLS
50
Problem of Lady Macbeth : SPOT
52
Wave, in France : ONDE
53
Virginia shrub : ITEA
56
Extinct bird : MOA
57
Peking name : MAO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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