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New York Times, Wednesday, September 29, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,082

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Across
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Watchband : STRAP
6
Indian prince : RAJA
10
Meat ___ : LOAF
14
Kangaroo bear : KOALA
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Paradise : EDEN
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Russian saint : OLGA
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Sea plants : ALGAS
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Johnnycake : CORNBREAD
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Conjecture : GUESSWORK
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Link : UNITE
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Land of Tralee : ERIN
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Copies in a way : TRACES
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Saddle part : POMMEL
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Modeled : SAT
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Lunatics : MADMEN
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Disputes : RHUBARBS
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"___ Corn" : ALIEN
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First-rank : ACE
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Arouse : ALARM
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Faithful : CONSTANT
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Locales : SCENES
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Cathedral city : ELY
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Sweater material : MOHAIR
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Call it a day : RETIRE
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Spanish hall : SALA
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Family from Cremona : AMATI
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Excited : DELIRIOUS
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Projectionist's job : SCREENING
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Confuse : ADDLE
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Soviet city : PERM
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Love, in Seville : AMOR
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Closet wood : CEDAR
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Codlike fish : SEYS
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Marquette, e.g. : PERE
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"He ___ a chance" : HASNT
Down
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Keel part: Var. : SKAG
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Balsam of Colombia : TOLU
3
Choler : RAGE
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Woe is me! : ALAS
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Trimming : PASSEMENTERIE
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Flinch : RECOIL
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Decorate : ADORN
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Quick motion : JERK
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New England cape : ANN
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Miss Doone : LORNA
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Of an acid : OLEIC
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Small type : AGATE
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Prepares to pass : FADES
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"Raindrops" composer : BURTBACHARACH
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British architect : WREN
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St. Anthony's cross : TAU
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___ Alto : PALO
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Norse god : ODIN
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French titles: Abbr. : MMES
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Haggard novel : SHE
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Common nickname : MAC
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Payment voucher: Abbr. : RCT
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Greek goddess : ALEA
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Eastern queen : RANI
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___ Rabbit : BRER
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Slipper sizes: Abbr. : SMS
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"___ port in a storm" : ANY
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English festival : ALE
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Arias : SOLI
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Despite : MALGRE
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Scrapes : RASPS
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Public host : EMCEE
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Linger : TARRY
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Articles : ITEMS
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Man of Mexico : SENOR
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Kind of novel : DIME
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Concept : IDEA
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Tote-board data : ODDS
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German lancer: Var. : ULAN
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Spanish painter : SERT
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Siesta : NAP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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