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MIXED PAIRS

New York Times, Sunday, September 5, 1971

Author:
Gladys V. Miller
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 558 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 110, Cheaters: 23, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
Gladys V. Miller has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,058
Across
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Devastation : HAVOC
6
"As ___ you can" : FASTAS
12
Past events: Abbr. : HIST
16
Fellini's milieu : CINEMA
17
Chestnut clam : ASTARTE
19
Bread spread : OLEO
20
Movie-set area : BACKLOT
21
Smasher : KILLERDILLER
23
Stained : INKED
24
Guevara : CHE
26
Sinful man : OLDADAM
27
Female ruff : REE
29
French or Dutch : DOOR
30
Scorches : CHARS
32
Ineffective : WAN
33
Skin: Prefix : DERM
34
Poetic word : EER
35
High-hat : HOITYTOITY
39
Praise : KUDOS
40
De Carlo of films : YVONNE
42
Mystical poem : RUNE
43
Broadcast : AIR
44
Hasty, for one : PUDDING
46
Twilight : SUNSET
48
Scowl : GLOWER
52
Met highlights : ARIAS
53
Walk daintily : MINCE
54
Wine jug : OENOCHOE
56
Piquant : RACY
57
Jumble : HODGEPODGE
59
Antiquity, to poets : ELD
60
Fraternal men : ELKS
61
Major-___ : DOMO
62
Slant : BIAS
63
Control : REIN
64
Uncle: Sp. : TIO
65
Tied : EVENSTEVEN
69
Voice : ALTO
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Stiff fabric : TARLATAN
73
Kraft of NASA : CHRIS
74
Endorsements : OKEHS
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Familiar name in tennis : ANYONE
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Earthy: It. : TERREO
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Slander : ASPERSE
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Polite word : SIR
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Twig : CION
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Ate less : DIETED
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Grand, for one : HOTEL
86
Gobbledy-gook : MUMBOJUMBO
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Plant part : EAR
91
Armadillo : APAR
92
Cretan sight : IDA
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Better's partner : WORSE
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Nobel physicist : RABI
96
Photo, for short : PIC
97
Over ___ (helpless) : ABARREL
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Slangy denial : NAH
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Lock part : TALON
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Willy-nilly to Caesar : NOLENSVOLENS
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Ship's nemesis : ICEBERG
108
Arab prince : EMIR
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Greek: Prefix : HELLENO
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Carriage : GOCART
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" . . . in corpore ___" : SANO
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Reduce : LESSEN
113
Gives a party : HOSTS
Down
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Nursery-rhyme start : HICKORYDICKORY
2
English river : ANKER
3
African landscape : VELD
4
Shoulder: Prefix : OMO
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Contagious : CATCHING
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Deception : FAKERY
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"___ was saying" : ASI
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French town : STLO
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Incredible : TALL
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"Pluck ___ rose" : ARED
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Thatched : STRAWY
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Holly tree : HOLM
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State: Abbr. : ILL
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Lose one's cool : SEERED
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Bullring man : TORERO
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Boat : CANOE
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Sturluson work : EDDA
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Tarry : BIDE
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Fleming : IAN
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Be unwilling : HATE
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Letters : EMS
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State: Abbr. : CONN
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Stretched out : STRUNG
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Hog breed : DUROC
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Hawaiian yams : HOIS
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Asian leopard : OUNCE
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Indivisible: Abbr. : INSEP
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Curling target : TEE
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Metric measure : KILO
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May 8 and Aug. 15, 1945 : VDAYS
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De Mille or Moorehead : AGNES
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Pebbly surfaced : PARETTA
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Of a Russian range : URALIAN
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Phoenician city : SIDON
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West Indian birds : TODIES
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Influence peddlers : WHEELERDEALERS
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Primitive implements : EOLITHS
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Rudolph feature : REDNOSE
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Consequence : MOMENT
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Alaskan name : EGAN
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Madagascar native : HOVA
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Evident: Sp. : OBVIO
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Check : DETER
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Turkish liquor : RAKEE
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Stage curtain : SCRIM
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Vibrate : THROB
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Previously, old style : ERENOW
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Weeper, in adage : LOSER
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Deep blue : ANIL
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Vision: Prefix : OPTO
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French coin : ECU
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Aspires : AIMSHIGH
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Direction: Abbr. : SEBE
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___ mater : DURA
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Gen. Arnold : HAP
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Believes : OPINES
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Western port : TACOMA
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Wonder : MARVEL
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"O rare" poet : JONSON
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Terminate a mission : ABORT
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Circus unit : RING
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Saud : IBN
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Track event : DASH
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Moroccan port : RABAT
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Flying prefix : AERO
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Function : ROLE
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Wings : ELLS
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Radziwill, etc. : LEES
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Whodunit V.I.P.'s : TECS
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Rubbing fluid: Abbr. : LIN
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Compass point : NNE
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Cote sound : COO

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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