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New York Times, Saturday, September 25, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,078

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Across
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Pillow cover : SHAM
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British essayist : BACON
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Ancient Syria : ARAM
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Dance : HULA
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Take for ___ : ARIDE
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San ___ : REMO
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Prince of opera : IGOR
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Fertilizer salt : NITER
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Engine speeds: Abbr. : RPMS
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Fop : POPINJAY
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Lincoln Square offerings : OPERAS
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Gas for signs : NEON
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Liqueur flavor : ANISE
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S. A. bird : RHEA
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Fitter of column blocks : PLINTHER
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Bake eggs : SHIRR
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Offenses against law : MALA
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Poetic word : ERE
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Containers : TINS
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Papal garment : FANON
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Girl's name : INGA
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Can. province : ONT
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Again : ANEW
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Witch of ___ : ENDOR
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Idealized : POETICAL
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Fiber : BAST
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Singer John : RAITT
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Wine refuse : MARC
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Dolores of films : DELRIO
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Source of Vitamin A : CAROTENE
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Suffix for sec or reg : ULAR
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___ novarum : RERUM
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River areas in France : ILES
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Row : LINE
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Escape : ELUDE
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Leave undone : OMIT
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Star of "Shane" : LADD
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Deck out : DIZEN
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"___ but the brave . . . " : NONE
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Send : SHIP
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French author : HUGO
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Askew : ALOP
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Ancient and others : MARINERS
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Certain clock shape : BANJO
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Of an Eastern doctrine : ARIAN
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Newspaper desk : CITY
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Piece of writing : ODE
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Like a Roman tyrant : NERONIAN
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Stop : ARREST
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Censures : REPREHENDS
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Abbess : AMMA
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Tree growth : MOSS
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Stingy : NEAR
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Decorative item : PIN
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Permit : ALLOW
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Zoo animal : RHINO
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Remote region : HINTERLAND
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Long narrow photo : PANEL
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Rye fungus : ERGOT
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Raise : REAR
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Obstruct : STOP
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___-arms : MANAT
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Did a math job : FACTORED
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Up and doing : INACTION
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Iberian river : EBRO
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___ with the same brush : TARRED
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Clock reading : III
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Actress Adams : MAUDE
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Turk's neighbor: Abbr. : ARMEN
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Tedious : DULL
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Pen name : ELIA
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Santa ___ : CRUZ
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Roper : ELMO
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German negative : NEIN
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Italian family : ESTE
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Ivy Leaguer : ELI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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