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New York Times, Monday, October 11, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.59, Missing: { none — this is a DOUBLE pangram }, Scrabble score: 366 (avg 2.04)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,094
Across
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Mil. officer : MAJ
4
___ up (appraised) : SIZED
9
Furniture style : ADAM
13
Facts and figures : DATA
14
Ethiopian town : ADUWA
15
Old people of Gaul : REMI
16
Hebrew letter : AYIN
17
Subleased : RELET
18
Webster of N.F.L. : ALEX
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Guaranteeing : MAKINGSURE
21
Beiderbecke : BIX
22
Zuider ___ : ZEE
23
Smoke, for short : CIG
24
Trojan War figure : AJAX
26
Sat on : SQUELCHED
32
Brief effort : SPURT
33
Completely : QUITE
34
Brace : TWO
35
Excessive indulgence : ORGY
36
Good, in Bilbao : BUENO
37
Gabès Gulf port : SFAX
38
Worthless trifle : FIG
39
Unobtrusive : QUIET
40
In fact : TRULY
41
Australian palm : ALEXANDRA
43
Feral : WILD
44
"So few" of fame : RAF
45
Transgress : SIN
46
Rutledge or Sheridan : ANN
47
Classroom lectures : CHALKTALKS
54
Rhyme scheme : ABAA
55
Stage fare : REVUE
56
Left : GONE
57
Clamorous : LOUD
58
Evening, in Bonn : ABEND
59
Grandparental : AVAL
60
Ballet wear : TUTU
61
Pools : MERES
62
Capitol Hill man: Abbr. : REP
Down
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Central American Indian : MAYA
2
Star in Perseus : ATIK
3
Turkish soldier of yore : JANIZARY
4
Topkick : SARGE
5
Roman dates : IDES
6
Bantu of Natal : ZULU
7
Pitcher : EWER
8
Social commitment : DATE
9
Gum ___ : ARABIC
10
Highly pleasing : DELIGHTFUL
11
Wall Street org. : AMEX
12
Do bartending : MIX
13
T.V.A. feature : DAM
20
Upcoming : NEXT
23
Diminutive ending : CLE
24
Spring time : APRIL
25
Inexorable force : JUGGERNAUT
26
Seafood : SQUID
27
Oddball : QUEER
28
Kings Peak's range : UINTA
29
W. W. II arena : ETO
30
Danish poet : EWALD
31
Doctrine : DOXY
32
Davenport : SOFA
36
Bakery item : BUN
37
City of Kashmir : SRINAGAR
39
Town in Saudi Arabia : QAF
40
Ridicule : TWIT
42
Pleasure dome site : XANADU
45
Timetables, for short : SKEDS
46
Ben Adhem : ABOU
47
Hit the books : CRAM
48
Goddess of youth : HEBE
49
Say is so : AVER
50
Moon, in Nice : LUNE
51
Hold dear : LOVE
52
Shape flints : KNAP
53
Recital offering: Abbr. : SEL
54
Map abbr. : ALT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 10 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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