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New York Times, Friday, January 8, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { F J K Q U W Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,818
Across
1. The ___ Kid : CISCO
6. Unpretentious : MODEST
12. French money : CENTIME
14. More unruffled : SERENER
15. Star in Scorpio : ANTARES
16. Apprentice : TRAINEE
17. Rural crossing : STILE
18. Pamphlet : TRACT
20. Soul: Fr. : AME
21. Instances : TIMES
22. More unearthly : EERIER
24. Pasha and Baba : ALIS
25. Ski lift : TBAR
26. European river : ODER
30. Performed : DID
31. Rumanian city : ARAD
32. Nature goddess : CYBELE
34. Call ___ day : ITA
35. Comfort : CONSOLE
37. Herb's predecessor : CAL
38. Rejected : VETOED
40. ___ even keel : ONAN
41. Soprano Stignani : EBE
42. Field : AREA
43. Uniform : EVEN
44. Hamper : CLOG
45. River in Conn. : THAMES
48. Greek island : THERA
49. College degrees : BAS
52. Manifest : OVERT
53. City in Afghanistan : HERAT
54. Ubiquitous : ALLOVER
56. Raise : ELEVATE
58. Hash house : BEANERY
59. Reprinted illegally : PIRATED
60. Specialist : EXPERT
61. Crossed out : DELED
Down
1. Small metric unit : CENTILITER
2. Frighten : INTIMIDATE
3. Becomes old-hat : STALES
4. Waxy finishes : CIRES
5. Cockney residence : OME
6. ___ beaucoup : MERCI
7. Speechify : ORATE
8. Agnus ___ : DEI
9. Sicilian city : ENNA
10. Appear : SEEM
11. Bring to bay : TREE
12. Norma's big aria : CASTADIVA
13. Spanish Stephen : ESTEBAN
14. Belle or Ringo : STARR
19. Peruses : READSOVER
23. Plunder : ROB
25. Trampled : TROD
27. Slow down : DECELERATE
28. Gave details : ELABORATED
29. Banished : RELEGATED
31. Red Baron, for one : ACE
32. Sib : CLAN
33. Longing : YEN
36. Ballroom favorite : ONESTEP
39. Cereal plant : OAT
43. Abrasive stuff : EMERY
44. Entry at Longchamp : CHEVAL
46. Hang suspended : HOVER
47. Ward off : AVERT
48. "I warned you!" : THERE
49. Zaharias : BABE
50. Man's nickname : ALEX
51. Insult : SLAP
55. ___ and all : ONE
57. Cover : LID

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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