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New York Times, Tuesday, January 12, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 354 (avg 1.91)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10 Grid has duplicate clues.
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L
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C
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U
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Y
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R
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Z
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J
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,822
Across
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Abandoned : LEFT
5
Show biz chap : ACTOR
10
Relative of O.K. : JAKE
14
Hebrew lyre : ASOR
15
Author of "On the Beach" : SHUTE
16
Wild goat : IBEX
17
Made up : STRUCTURED
19
Alaskan port : NOME
20
March 17 wear : SHAMROCK
21
Conflicts : MIXUPS
23
Garden bloomer : PINK
24
Calendar abbr. : JAN
25
Feel pain : ACHE
28
Key : ISLAND
30
Grammar case: Abbr. : ACC
33
Type-metal space : QUAD
34
Try : STAB
35
Road-sign word : THRU
36
Tongue of Pakistan : URDU
37
Borage and tansy : HERBS
39
Leap of light : YEAR
40
City of Syria, to French : ALEP
41
With, in Aries : AVEC
42
Tear down : RAZE
43
Draft H.Q. : SSS
44
Turkish city : ANKARA
46
Soft drinks : ADES
47
___ Passos : DOS
48
Servicewoman of Britain : WREN
50
Alaskan port : JUNEAU
54
Settle : COLONIZE
58
Something to grind : ANAX
59
Appoggiaturas : GRACENOTES
61
Girl of song : MIMI
62
Pieces : HUNKS
63
Some Coloradans : UTES
64
Dele's opposite : STET
65
Playing cards : TREYS
66
Average : SOSO
Down
1
Girl : LASS
2
Man of Tallinn : ESTH
3
___ song (cheaply) : FORA
4
Fabricated : TRUMPEDUP
5
Surprise : ASTONISH
6
Meat cuts : CHUCKSTEAKS
7
Ottoman : TURK
8
Inhabitant: Suffix : OTE
9
Indian : REDMAN
10
Hoodoo : JINX
11
Arabian name : ABOU
12
Band leader : KEMP
13
Former ones: Colloq. : EXES
18
Dernier ___ : CRI
22
Midwest state: Abbr. : IND
24
"'Twas brillig" etc. : JABBERWOCKY
25
Greenish blues : AQUAS
26
Ringlets : CURLS
27
Where the Styx flows : HADES
29
Insect stage : LARVA
30
On top : AHEAD
31
Temporary thing : CRAZE
32
Processes, as meat : CURES
35
Unjustly severe : TYRANNOUS
38
Unblemished : SCARLESS
44
Nabokov novel : ADA
45
Zero : NOUGHT
49
Long time : EON
50
Traffic woes : JAMS
51
Basic thing : UNIT
52
Moniker : NAME
53
Turnpike sign : EXIT
54
Sugar source : CANE
55
Give ___ (berate) : ITTO
56
Letters : ZEES
57
He, in Turin : ESSO
60
Capek's play : RUR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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