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New York Times, Wednesday, August 4, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F K }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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C
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A
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L
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M
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A
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T
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A
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L
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L
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J
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A
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V
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A
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A
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C
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A
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U
L
A
N
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D
O
W
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S
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M
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N
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I
G
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S
P
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R
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M
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D
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S
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T
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O
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D
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E
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M
U
R
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T
A
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B
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U
R
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E
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T
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S
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E
X
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M
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H
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R
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S
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I
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G
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T
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B
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N
Q
U
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T
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D
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R
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A
R
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A
R
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D
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J
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T
E
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S
T
R
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A
T
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G
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C
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A
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G
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B
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N
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A
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E
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Q
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U
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R
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Y
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T
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M
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A
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L
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E
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T
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A
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T
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H
O
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C
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I
L
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N
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H
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N
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E
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,026
Across
1
Composed : CALM
5
In any way : ATALL
10
Pacific sea : JAVA
14
Turkish regiment : ALAI
15
___ cropper : COMEA
16
With 39 Down, Asian city : ULAN
17
With the current : DOWNSTREAM
19
Political cartoonist : NAST
20
Inflame : IGNITE
21
Track events : SPRINTS
23
Interior : MIDST
26
Scoreboard trio : OOO
27
Balk at : DEMUR
30
Small stands: Var. : TABOURETS
35
Oral, e.g. : EXAM
36
Waders : HERONS
37
Clock symbol : III
38
Procure : GET
39
Feast : BANQUET
40
German article : DER
41
Common verb : ARE
42
Approximately : AROUND
43
Ballet leap : JETE
44
Part of S.A.C. : STRATEGIC
46
Slugger Hank : AARON
47
Mariner : GOB
48
Approximates : NEARS
50
Royal household officer : EQUERRY
54
Cantina fare : TAMALE
58
Revue skit : TURN
59
Sanctions : AUTHORIZES
62
Slope : CANT
63
Ancient Troy : ILIUM
64
Parisian night : NUIT
65
Villain's greeting : HISS
66
Is wanting : NEEDS
67
Gaelic tongue : ERSE
Down
1
Moslem magistrate : CADI
2
Like a bump on ___ : ALOG
3
Suburban sight : LAWN
4
Relative of a cover-charge : MINIMUM
5
Performed : ACTED
6
Rocky height : TOR
7
Soul: Fr. : AME
8
Meadowlands : LEAS
9
Satirized : LAMPOONED
10
Subordinate : JUNIOR
11
Arthur's middle name : ALAN
12
Extensive : VAST
13
Formicidae : ANTS
18
To-do : STIR
22
Wake rudely : ROUST
24
Office help, for short : STENOG
25
Roman king : TARQUIN
27
French painter : DEGAS
28
Put forth : EXERT
29
Family member, in Soho : MATER
31
Carom : BOUNCE
32
Duck : EIDER
33
Append : TIETO
34
Femme fatale : SIREN
36
Flighty one : HAREBRAIN
39
See 16 Across : BATOR
43
Light yellow : JASMINE
45
Bond et al. : AGENTS
46
Sandarac : ARAR
49
Particles : ATOMS
50
Delineate : ETCH
51
___ d'Orsai : QUAI
52
Coffeemakers : URNS
53
Xmastime : YULE
55
Côte d'___ : AZUR
56
Luau décor : LEIS
57
Punta del ___ : ESTE
60
Standoff : TIE
61
U. S. dept. : HUD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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