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New York Times, Monday, August 23, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { B F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,045

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Across
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Faded : PASSE
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News piece : ITEM
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Long cut : GASH
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Type size : AGATE
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Malaysian vessel : PROA
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Resort in Norway : OTTA
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Kind of orbit : LUNAR
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Calif. city : SANTACRUZ
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Baltic native : LETT
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Induced : LED
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Tennyson lady : ELAINE
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Glad: Fr. : AISE
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Sea duck : EIDER
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Sweetener : SACCHARIN
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Despot : TSAR
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Sesame : TIL
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Incidents : EVENTS
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Munro : SAKI
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Gershwin : IRA
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Defense line : DEW
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Greek letter : ETA
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Blue Eagle initials : NRA
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Individual: Abbr. : PERS
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Of a vertebra : SACRAL
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Small portion : TOT
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Dutch town : EDAM
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Philosopher George : SANTAYANA
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Kind of fingers : ITCHY
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Word on a coin : UNUM
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Area of Ireland : ULSTER
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Sullivan and others : EDS
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Okinawan city : NAHA
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Mexican general of Alamo fame : SANTAANNA
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Against a thing, in law : INREM
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Bacchanals' cry : EVOE
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Intelligence : MIND
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Illinois city : CAIRO
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Repaired : SEWN
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Pretext : PLEA
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Imaginary creature : SNARK
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Make weary : PALL
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Chill : AGUE
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Cuban city : SANTACLARA
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Noise of a sort : STATIC
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Poetic word : EER
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___ dixit : IPSE
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Exchange : TRADEIN
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Eternity : EON
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Joined : MATED
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Juvenile transport : GOCARTS
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Italian town : ATRI
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Flabbergast : STUN
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Murk : HAZE
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Drink : ALE
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Autumn accumulations : LEAVES
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Discard : SHED
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Certain trainee : INTERN
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Plant stalk : STIPE
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Exhibited : AIRED
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Clean again : REWASH
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Historic ship : SANTAMARIA
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Ohio city : AKRON
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Lasso : RIATA
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Rank : STATUS
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Shepard : ALAN
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In love : SMITTEN
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Pepper : CAYENNE
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Chinese province : YUNNAN
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Beverage : TEA
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Swimmer's hazard : CRAMP
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Purposes : USES
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Flow along : LAVE
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TV phenomenon : SNOW
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Art movement : DADA
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Man of Berlin : HERR
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Run ___ : AMOK
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Nothing : NIL
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Ending for tact or class : ICS

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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