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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 Down
1. 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
70. Stiff fabric : TARLATAN
73. Kraft of NASA : CHRIS
74. Endorsements : OKEHS
75. Familiar name in tennis : ANYONE
76. Earthy: It. : TERREO
78. Slander : ASPERSE
80. Polite word : SIR
81. Twig : CION
82. Ate less : DIETED
83. Grand, for one : HOTEL
86. Gobbledy-gook : MUMBOJUMBO
88. Plant part : EAR
91. Armadillo : APAR
92. Cretan sight : IDA
94. Better's partner : WORSE
95. Nobel physicist : RABI
96. Photo, for short : PIC
97. Over ___ (helpless) : ABARREL
101. Slangy denial : NAH
102. Lock part : TALON
103. Willy-nilly to Caesar : NOLENSVOLENS
106. Ship's nemesis : ICEBERG
108. Arab prince : EMIR
109. Greek: Prefix : HELLENO
110. Carriage : GOCART
111. " . . . in corpore ___" : SANO
112. Reduce : LESSEN
113. Gives a party : HOSTS
1. Nursery-rhyme start : HICKORYDICKORY
2. English river : ANKER
3. African landscape : VELD
4. Shoulder: Prefix : OMO
5. Contagious : CATCHING
6. Deception : FAKERY
7. "___ was saying" : ASI
8. French town : STLO
9. Incredible : TALL
10. "Pluck ___ rose" : ARED
11. Thatched : STRAWY
12. Holly tree : HOLM
13. State: Abbr. : ILL
14. Lose one's cool : SEERED
15. Bullring man : TORERO
16. Boat : CANOE
18. Sturluson work : EDDA
20. Tarry : BIDE
22. Fleming : IAN
25. Be unwilling : HATE
28. Letters : EMS
30. State: Abbr. : CONN
31. Stretched out : STRUNG
33. Hog breed : DUROC
35. Hawaiian yams : HOIS
36. Asian leopard : OUNCE
37. Indivisible: Abbr. : INSEP
38. Curling target : TEE
39. Metric measure : KILO
41. May 8 and Aug. 15, 1945 : VDAYS
43. De Mille or Moorehead : AGNES
44. Pebbly surfaced : PARETTA
45. Of a Russian range : URALIAN
46. Phoenician city : SIDON
47. West Indian birds : TODIES
49. Influence peddlers : WHEELERDEALERS
50. Primitive implements : EOLITHS
51. Rudolph feature : REDNOSE
53. Consequence : MOMENT
55. Alaskan name : EGAN
57. Madagascar native : HOVA
58. Evident: Sp. : OBVIO
61. Check : DETER
63. Turkish liquor : RAKEE
66. Stage curtain : SCRIM
67. Vibrate : THROB
68. Previously, old style : ERENOW
71. Weeper, in adage : LOSER
72. Deep blue : ANIL
74. Vision: Prefix : OPTO
77. French coin : ECU
78. Aspires : AIMSHIGH
79. Direction: Abbr. : SEBE
82. ___ mater : DURA
83. Gen. Arnold : HAP
84. Believes : OPINES
85. Western port : TACOMA
86. Wonder : MARVEL
87. "O rare" poet : JONSON
89. Terminate a mission : ABORT
90. Circus unit : RING
92. Saud : IBN
93. Track event : DASH
95. Moroccan port : RABAT
97. Flying prefix : AERO
98. Function : ROLE
99. Wings : ELLS
100. Radziwill, etc. : LEES
102. Whodunit V.I.P.'s : TECS
104. Rubbing fluid: Abbr. : LIN
105. Compass point : NNE
107. 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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