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New York Times, Friday, October 1, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,084
Across
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Part of the drug scene : ACID
5
Men of figures : CPAS
9
Informed : AWARE
14
Arm bone : ULNA
15
Venture : RISK
16
West Pointer : CADET
17
Kate Smith standby : GODBLESSAMERICA
20
Certain beginner : DEBUTANTE
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Usher in : SEAT
22
Allot : METE
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Printer's measures : ENS
25
Raises : UPS
26
Script with heavy strokes : RONDE
28
Roberts or Wonderful : MISTER
31
News service : UPI
32
O'Hara's Joey : PAL
33
Castle and others : IRENES
37
"If music ___, play on" : BETHEFOODOFLOVE
41
Nobody special : ANYONE
42
Part of Hindenburg's name : VON
43
Indian weight : SER
44
Shell-game artists : CONMEN
46
Four: Prefix : TETRA
48
U. S. humorist : ADE
51
Scottish winter cover : SNA
52
Roman goddess : LUNA
53
Lean and supple : WIRY
55
"___ Spanish town . . . " : INALITTLE
59
Musical of the 1940's : ANNIEGETYOURGUN
62
Controls : REINS
63
Like Hitchcock's curtain : TORN
64
Delicate : AIRY
65
Last rehearsal : DRESS
66
Notes : SEES
67
Satisfies the piper : PAYS
Down
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Month: Abbr. : AUG
2
Blockhead : CLOD
3
Payoff, sometimes double : INDEMNITY
4
Made ink spots : DABBED
5
Medit. island : CRETE
6
City on the Arno : PISA
7
Group: Abbr. : ASSN
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Fleming or Button props : SKATES
9
Playing card : ACE
10
Korean and Crimean : WARS
11
A last word : ADIEU
12
Summarize : RECAP
13
States: Fr. : ETATS
18
Stringed instrument : LUTE
19
Short review : MENTION
24
Slave : SERF
26
___-dub : RUBA
27
Make it to Broadway : OPEN
28
Chinese name : MAO
29
Two of "Three Little Words" : ILOVE
30
Pop or mom: Abbr. : REL
32
Berlin coin : PFENNIG
34
Longing of a kind : NOSTALGIA
35
At all : EVER
36
Evening in Naples : SERA
38
Ad ___ : HOC
39
Genesis name : ENOS
40
Put on : DON
45
French paintings : MANETS
46
Ballet skirt : TUTU
47
Snare : ENTRAP
48
Emmy, e.g. : AWARD
49
Monty Woolley role : DINER
50
Ford : ERNIE
52
"Born Free" actors : LIONS
54
Counterparts of yangs : YINS
56
Stub ___ : ATOE
57
Musical instrument : LYRE
58
Wide: Prefix : EURY
60
Letter : ESS
61
Lincoln Center theater: Abbr. : NYS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 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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