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New York Times, Monday, September 13, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,066
Across
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Arrived : CAME
5
Superior : BOSS
9
Lean : SLANT
14
Algerian port : ORAN
15
He was: Lat. : ERAT
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Shinto gateway : TORII
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Claim : POSTULATE
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Spry : AGILE
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Glossy silk : SATIN
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Heavenly body : ORB
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Roman date : IDES
24
Put up : ERECTED
27
Bolts' friends : NUTS
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Noted conductor : REINER
31
Man with a seal : NOTARY
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Intimidate : COW
37
Kind of bunk : LOWER
39
Son of Zeus : MINOS
40
Scent : ODOR
42
Cut wood : SAWED
44
Plight : CASE
45
More dreadful : DIRER
47
Famous uncle : REMUS
49
Celtic Neptune : LER
50
Roebuck's pride : ANTLER
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Money, familiarly : DINERO
54
Heron's relative : IBIS
56
Russian wagons : TELEGAS
59
Complacent : SMUG
62
Hunter's catch : BAG
64
___ dream (vaguely) : ASINA
65
Lutetia, today : PARIS
67
Bouncers : BADCHECKS
70
Lingo : ARGOT
71
Medley : OLIO
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Modern painter : DALI
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Itsy-bitsy : TEENY
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Racer's goal : TAPE
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Danish measure : ALEN
Down
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Clump of trees : COPSE
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Loud : AROAR
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Parsley's relative : MASTERWORT
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Lure : ENTICE
5
Power ratio unit : BEL
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___ e sempre : ORA
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Japanese Premiere : SATO
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Forbidding : STERN
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Depot: Abbr. : STA
10
Art of calculating : LOGISTIC
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Like the Gobi : ARID
12
It flows for 3,485 miles : NILE
13
Rail supports : TIES
18
Up to : UNTIL
22
Rabbit's tail : BUN
25
Adam's grandson : ENOS
26
Cordite inventor : DEWAR
28
Jones or Mix : TOM
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Take another spouse : REWED
32
Having similarity : ANALOGICAL
33
Mrs. Kennedy : ROSE
34
River to North Sea : YSER
35
Musical finale : CODA
36
Norse deity : ODIN
38
Postpone : REMIT
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"That Old Time ___" : RELIGION
43
Fire Island sight : DUNE
46
Johnny ___ : REB
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Biblical word : SELAH
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Tease : RIB
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Grayish green : RESEDA
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Crude shoe : SABOT
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Talus : ANKLE
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Black buck : SASIN
59
Young oyster : SPAT
60
___ nostrum : MARE
61
Push : URGE
63
Festive : GALA
66
Pen : STY
68
Pickpocket : DIP
69
Iowa college : COE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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