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New York Times, Friday, August 6, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,028
Across
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Pre-diesel power : STEAM
6
Waterless : SERE
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Pal : PARD
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Rib : COSTA
15
Victim : PREY
16
Asian river : AMUR
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Irish wit : OSCARWILDE
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Bonheur : ROSA
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Expatriate poet's initials : TSE
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Headliner, for short : CELEB
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Irritating : PESKY
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Huntley : CHET
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Horse color : ROAN
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Wound around : COILED
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Grizzly gripper : BEARTRAP
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Large jars : OLLAS
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He was, in Rome : ERAT
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Id's master : EGO
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Preserves : WILDERNESSAREAS
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Little ___ : EVA
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Bridge position : EAST
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C'est ___ : LAVIE
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Reserve : SETAPART
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Outrage : OFFEND
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Pen pal: Abbr. : CORR
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Kind of cheap : DIRT
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Caper : DANCE
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Busy : INUSE
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Govt. agency : FAA
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Sheltered : ALEE
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Poker condition : DEUCESWILD
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Sound of sorrow : MOAN
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Skill, in Italy : ARTE
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D'Oyly ___ : CARTE
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Golfer's last act : PUTT
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A First Lady : BESS
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"___ Melancholy" : ODEON
Down
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Canny man : SCOT
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Coin or salad activity : TOSS
3
Suffix with coal or opal : ESCE
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___ glance : ATA
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Italian title : MARCHESE
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Kind of milk : SPILT
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Gardner : ERLE
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Robin : REDBREAST
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Storm center : EYE
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Protector : PARENT
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Otis of baseball : AMOS
12
Dean : RUSK
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Strong cart : DRAY
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Do a garden chore : WEED
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Golf score : PAR
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Attired : CLAD
25
Horse food : OATS
26
Wight resort : COWES
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Part of O.D. : OLIVE
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___ ease : ILLAT
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French port : BREST
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Boss of a feudal manor : REEVE
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Over : AGAIN
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Sat for art's sake : POSED
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Backward: Fr. : ENARRIERE
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In the back : REAR
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Summer dining style : ALFRESCO
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Huck Finn conveyance : RAFT
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Emphasis : ACCENT
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U.S. writer : POE
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Seine tributary : OISE
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Dictators : DUCES
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Ready for mildew : DAMP
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Baseball name : ALOU
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Unwatered : NEAT
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End of the feast : NUTS
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Fight this with itself : FIRE
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Choir member : ALTO
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Mideast port : ADEN
58
A little : DAB
59
Bankroll : WAD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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