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New York Times, Wednesday, September 15, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has repeated answers.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,068
Across Down
1. Way to spell N. Y. in song, with 6, 14, 44 and 52 Across and 55 Down : KNIFE
6. See 1 Across : AND
9. Commend : CITE
13. Seagoing : NAVAL
14. See 1 Across : FORK
16. Poems : ODES
17. French school : ECOLE
18. Therapist's concern : TREATMENT
20. Unmitigated : ARRANT
22. Subversive act : SABOTAGE
23. Tunisian ruler : DEY
24. Feel greater regard for : CAREMORE
26. Common French verb : ETRE
27. Beaten : BESTED
31. Temporary alliance : COALITION
36. " . . . ___ and far away" : AGO
37. Of a metallic element : OSMIC
38. Wildebeest : GNU
39. Love: Fr. : AIMER
41. Roman 1051 : MLI
42. Kind of evil : NECESSARY
44. See 1 Across : BOTTLE
48. Leftover dish : HASH
49. Falter : HESITATE
52. See 1 Across : AND
55. Send to ___ (ostracize) : COVENTRY
58. Pleasant one : SMILER
60. Supervisors : OVERSEERS
62. Atlanta player : BRAVE
63. Pro ___ : RATA
64. Neat, in Scotland : SNOD
65. Washes : LAVES
66. Hoof sound : KLOP
67. Letters : ELS
68. Parts of dates : YEARS
1. Work on dough : KNEAD
2. Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
3. ___ Coast : IVORY
4. White House pet : FALA
5. Refuting, in logic : ELENCTIC
6. Astern : AFT
7. Scandinavian : NORSE
8. Imagine : DREAM
9. Titled Frenchmen : COMTES
10. Notion : IDEA
11. Burmese measure : TENG
12. Italian family : ESTE
15. Skewered meat : KABOB
19. Raced : TORE
21. Astringent : TART
25. Govern : REIGN
26. College man : ELI
28. Colombian Indian : TAMA
29. River to Elbe : EGER
30. Small boat : DORY
31. Search high and low : COMB
32. Norwegian city : OSLO
33. Lose, old style : AMIT
34. Individual : ONE
35. Thorax part : NUCHA
39. Gathering : ASSEMBLY
40. Somewhat: Suffix : ISH
43. Hash-house fare : EATS
45. Beat ___ : THERAP
46. Glass : LENS
47. ___ Park : ESTES
50. Goddess of peace : IRENE
51. Austrian province : TYROL
52. Wash. cape : ALAVA
53. "It's ___ too late . . . " : NEVER
54. Garb : DRESS
55. See 1 Across : CORK
56. Elliptical : OVAL
57. Prohibit : VETO
59. Dies ___ : IRAE
61. Student org. : SDS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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