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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
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,822
Across Down
1. 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
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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