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New York Times, Thursday, September 16, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,069
Across
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Cliburn's need : TUNER
6
Asian land : IRAQ
10
Fictional mariner : AHAB
14
Words of togetherness : ASONE
15
Standout : LULU
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In ___ (completely) : TOTO
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Fear of strangers : XENOPHOBIA
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Makes edging : TATS
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Benedict's phrase : IDO
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Cleanse : LAVE
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Stadium sounds : RAHRAH
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Tunney : GENE
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Indian : CREE
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Proofreaders' marks : CARETS
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Frolics noisily : ROISTERS
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Ewelike : OVINE
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Except : SAVE
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Adored one : IDOL
36
Tongue: Abbr. : LANG
37
Heavy quilt : EIDER
38
Arizona sight : MESA
39
Serve, with "out" : DISH
40
Lab equipment : XRAY
41
Resign : DEMIT
42
Winter rider : SLEIGHER
44
Sounds of dismay : GROANS
45
Swiss resort : SION
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Take one's ease : LOAF
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Ma Bell client : TALKER
50
___ opera : SOAP
51
British medal : DSO
54
Asian maid : AMAH
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Dilapidated : TUMBLEDOWN
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Hindu deity : SIVA
59
Foil : EPEE
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Fiber plant : RAMIE
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Famed British actor : KEAN
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Day: Lat. : DIES
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Trudges : SLOGS
Down
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Hack : TAXI
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Second-hand : USED
3
Greeting for Nanette : NONO
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Wine: Prefix : ENO
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Stuffed : REPLETE
6
"___ Lucy" : ILOVE
7
Hick : RUBE
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Name in boxing : ALI
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Vermont worker : QUARRIER
10
During : ATTHETIMEOF
11
Rime : HOAR
12
___ boy! : ATTA
13
Tommyrot : BOSH
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Brinker : HANS
23
Roman bronze : AES
24
Asian scourge : GENGHISKHAN
25
Group of birds : COVEY
26
Common maladies : COLDS
27
Be of use : AVAIL
28
Laundry cycle : RINSE
29
Defense device : RADAR
30
Swelling : EDEMA
31
Pine product : ROSIN
32
Blind items : SLATS
34
Lorelei : SIREN
37
Urged : EXHORTED
41
Dry-goods dealers : DRAPERS
43
Donate, in Scotland : GIE
44
Target : GOAL
46
Roundish projections : LOBES
47
___ force : TASK
48
French friend : AMIE
49
Pompeiian nemesis : LAVA
50
Kind of duck : SMEE
51
Major ___ : DOMO
52
Drink : SWIG
53
People : ONES
56
News agency: Abbr. : UPI
57
Indian pea : DAL

Answer summary: 2 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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