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New York Times, Thursday, September 2, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,055

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Across
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Rogue : SCAMP
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Persian tiger : SHER
10
Weather report : SMOG
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Premise in logic : MODAL
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Land of Tara : EIRE
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Shirt material : PIMA
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Like an egg : OVATE
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Egyptian deity : PTAH
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Geraint's wife : ENID
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Cheesecake : LEG
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Fellah, for instance : ARAB
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Goad : INCITE
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Stevenson's island : TREASURE
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Hurdy-gurdy : ROTA
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Savage : FERAL
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Jubilant : ELATED
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Lava : SLAG
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Monad : ATOM
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Latin eyes : OCULI
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Acquaintances : KITH
39
1930 Nobelist in literature : LEWIS
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City: Lat. : URBS
42
Common Spanish infinitive : ESTAR
44
W. W. II battle site : STLO
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"One giant ___ for mankind" : LEAP
46
Hot dog : WIENER
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Mideast port : HAIFA
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Historic vessel : NINA
51
Blown up, as a photo : ENLARGED
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Doyle's doctor : WATSON
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Indiana's Birch : BAYH
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Bullfight sound : OLE
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Throw the lead, at bridge : EXIT
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Buddhist mountain : OMEI
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Memento : RELIC
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Famous middle name : ALVA
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Jr. in Paris : FILS
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One of the Muses : ERATO
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Enthusiastic : KEEN
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Clotho, for one : FATE
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Forty-___ : NINER
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Young salmon : SMOLT
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Play a higher card : COVER
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Pithy saying : ADAGE
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Gym equipment : MAT
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Courtesy word : PLEASE
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Women's garments : SEPARATES
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Play dirty : HITBELOWTHEBELT
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Epoch : ERA
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Take on again : REHIRE
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De Mille production : SPECTACULAR
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Locket picture : MINIATURE
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Leave out : OMIT
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Rockling : GADE
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Arcadian : RURAL
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___ contendere : NOLO
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Where Kabul is : AFGHANISTAN
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Exile scene : ELBA
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Railroad man: Abbr. : DISP
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Swerve : SKEW
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Virna of films : LISI
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All ears : ATTENTIVE
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Veal cookery style : MILANAISE
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Having spots : SOILY
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Western city : RENO
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Decamped : RANOFF
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Drive, in Berlin : FAHREN
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Biblical city : GOLAN
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Upper crust : ELITE
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Theatrical scenery : DECOR
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Kind of point or sister : WEAK
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Auto part : AXLE
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Mamma ___! : MIA
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Son of Gad : ERI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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