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New York Times, Saturday, August 21, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 372 (avg 2.01)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,043
Across
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Where Singaradja is : BALI
5
Brake : SLOW
9
Office note : MEMO
13
Man's name : ABEL
14
Clothing : HABIT
16
Claim : AVOW
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Make turbid : ROIL
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Disconcert : ABASH
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Inexpressible thing, with 62 Across and 38 Across : JENE
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City on Lake Erie : BUFFALONEWYORK
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Love god : AMOR
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Bern's river : AAR
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For now : PROTEM
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Bauble : KICKSHAW
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Bowler's milieu : LANES
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Garden bloomers : PINKS
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Burrows : ABE
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During : AMID
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High ___ : JINKS
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See 19 Across : QUOI
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Modern: Prefix : NEO
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Requires : LACKS
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Men of Natal : ZULUS
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Bourbon exporter : KENTUCKY
44
Partygoers : GUESTS
45
Chemical prefix : OXO
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Lean : CANT
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City on the Salt : PHOENIXARIZONA
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Crow's cousin : ROOK
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Edit : EMEND
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Girl's name : ALIX
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Ice house : IGLU
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Family member, in Caen : TANTE
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___ majesty : LESE
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Vainglory : POMP
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Phobos : MOON
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See 19 Across : SAIS
Down
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Critical remark : BARB
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Arabic name : ABOU
3
Ericson : LEIF
4
Unlucky : ILLFATED
5
Hebrew welcome : SHALOM
6
Item on a repair bill : LABOR
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Japanese coin : OBAN
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Madison Ave. suffix : WISE
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Big leagues : MAJORS
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In any way : EVER
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Fra : MONK
12
Be in the red : OWE
15
Hits : THWACKS
21
Neighbor of Des Moines : AMES
22
Jaws away : YAKS
25
Convention agenda item : PLANK
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Ouida : RAMEE
27
Salad ingredient : ONION
28
Closely twisted : KINKY
29
Stationery items : INKS
30
Lugs : HAULS
31
Concerning : ABOUT
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White: Ger. : WEISS
34
Plectrum : PICK
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Cotton cloth : JACONET
38
Guatemalan money : QUETZALS
40
De ___ : LUXE
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Pueblo dweller : ZUNI
43
Collected : TOOKUP
44
Suburban sight : GARDEN
46
Poem division : CANTO
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___ stick : POGO
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Variety of oak : HOLM
49
Mosque official : IMAM
50
Foreign: Prefix : XENO
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Olive genus : OLEA
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Unless: Lat. : NISI
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Lumberjack gear : AXES
54
Certain tide : RIP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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