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New York Times, Friday, September 3, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,056

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Across
1
Faithful, in Germany : TREU
5
Medicine-giver : DOSER
10
Variety's Green : ABEL
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Talks : RAPS
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Indian money : RUPEE
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Teller's place : CAGE
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Doctrine of unlimited power : ABSOLUTISM
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Rough cliff : CRAG
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African tribesman : IBO
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Sharif : OMAR
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Does editing : EMENDS
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Distant past : TIMEOUTOFMIND
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Elec. unit : AMP
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Forgo : ABSTAIN
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Greenhouse décor : GLASS
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Names formally : CITES
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Flood man: Var. : NOE
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Fabric fluff : LINT
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Alma or pia : MATER
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Book of the Bible : ACTS
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Miss Claire : INA
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Brought under control : TAMED
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Court of Common ___ : PLEAS
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Custom-made on Savile Row : BESPOKE
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Little bit : DAB
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Youmans song : TIMEONMYHANDS
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Pass : ELAPSE
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Lollobrigida : GINA
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Before, verse style : ERE
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Trick : RUSE
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In order : NEATASAPIN
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Fake: Abbr. : IMIT
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Towels : DRIES
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Tins : CANS
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Health clubs : SPAS
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Express scorn : SNORT
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Miss Sommer : ELKE
Down
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Characteristic : TRAIT
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Jewish scholar : RABBI
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Derby site : EPSOM
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Service club: Abbr. : USO
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Solicit : DRUMUP
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___ the plate (no run) : OUTAT
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Agnew : SPIRO
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Circuitry designers: Abbr. : EES
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Maine-Alamo verb : REMEMBER
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Way of speaking : ACCENT
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Rural affair : BARNDANCE
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Heavens! : EGAD
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Walks fast, with "it" : LEGS
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Weaving machines : LOOMS
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Near or Ole : MISS
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Direction : EAST
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Doomed : FATED
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Jot : IOTA
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Headland : NESS
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Offhand : GLIB
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Occupation : LINE
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Ingrid Bergman movie : ANASTASIA
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Carved gem : CAMEO
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Inhabitant: Suffix : ITE
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___ meet (eke out) : MAKEENDS
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Spanish dukedom : ALBA
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Swift and Jones : TOMS
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Glacial hills of Iowa : PAHAS
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Lab tubes : PIPETS
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Hereditary ruler : DYNAST
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Miss Marsh : NGAIO
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Bishop's hat : MITER
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Eastern country : NEPAL
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Shot : DRINK
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Feel : SENSE
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Greek goddess : ERIS
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"One ___ or two?" : LUMP
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Sea bird : ERN
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Tennis serve : ACE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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