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New York Times, Thursday, January 14, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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C
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,824
Across
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Tiger star of old : COBB
5
Actor Henry : FONDA
10
Numerical prefix : OCTO
14
Atmosphere : AURA
15
Bandleader Lester : LANIN
16
Come into view : LOOM
17
Cliff : SCAR
18
Upright : ERECT
19
Olden days : YORE
20
Name for old Brooklyn team : THEBUMS
22
Moscow sight : KREMLIN
24
"___ live and breathe" : ASI
25
Parking-lot mishap : BUMP
26
Chestnuts : MARRONS
30
Does a baseball job : UMPIRES
34
Wild ox : ANOA
35
Deity: Ger. : GOTT
37
Disdain : SCORN
38
Fairy: Sp. : HADA
39
Canadian area: Abbr. : NWT
40
Rattan : CANE
41
Improve : AMEND
43
Music-box joint: Var. : JOOK
45
Chinese dynasty : HSIA
46
"Fidelio" heroine : LEONORA
48
Denied : NEGATED
50
Iranian ruler : SHAH
51
Bill time: Abbr. : EOM
52
Northwest range : CASCADE
55
Talks testily : SNAPSAT
59
Chorus part : ALTO
60
Habituate : INURE
62
Shakespearean villain : IAGO
63
Save, with "away" : SALT
64
Indian lute : SITAR
65
Golf tourney : OPEN
66
Nautical speed unit : KNOT
67
Skater Carol : HEISS
68
Snoopy : NOSY
Down
1
Fishing maneuver : CAST
2
Sound of pain : OUCH
3
Scottish hillside : BRAE
4
Big name on ice : BARBARAANNSCOTT
5
Skater Peggy : FLEMING
6
Command to cease rowing : OARS
7
Compass direction : NNE
8
Famed figure skater : DICKBUTTON
9
Bone cavity : ANTRUM
10
Title for 4, 5, 8 and 29 Down and 67 Across : OLYMPICCHAMPION
11
Collected : COOL
12
Anchor rings : TORI
13
Sign : OMEN
21
G.I.'s friend : USO
23
Sovereigns: Abbr. : EMPS
26
Taj ___ : MAHAL
27
"What's in ___?" : ANAME
28
Western event : RODEO
29
Ice queen : SONJAHENIE
31
Friars Club event : ROAST
32
Pyle : ERNIE
33
Golfing great : SNEAD
36
Brace : TWO
42
Capital of Qatar : DOHA
44
Professional mourners : KEENERS
47
Raw-vegetable treat : RADISH
49
Gazelle of Tibet : GOA
52
"The ___ of Amontillado" : CASK
53
TV's King : ALAN
54
W. W. II battle site : STLO
55
Spanish ladies: Abbr. : SRAS
56
Soap, in old Rome : SAPO
57
Iron and Stone : AGES
58
B'way award : TONY
61
Make use of, in prescriptions : UTI

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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