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New York Times, Tuesday, October 12, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,095
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1. Fairy-tale characters : BEARS
6. Cheap literature : TRASH
11. Speak pompously : DECLAIM
13. Ship's rope : PAINTER
15. Home of the Braves : ATLANTA
16. Schumann symphony : RHENISH
17. Dernier ___ : CRI
18. Pique : DUDGEON
20. Army man: Abbr. : CSO
21. Brewing need : HOPS
23. Cogitate, in Paris : PENSE
24. ___ and bones : SKIN
25. In a muddle : ATSEA
27. Hairy or Naked : APE
28. Bristles : SETAE
29. Reconciled : HEALED
31. Nerve cell : NEURON
33. Trunk : BOLE
34. Antelope of Africa : TOPI
35. Religious member : CLERIC
37. Complete : INTACT
40. Fishing bait : FLIES
41. System : ISM
43. Road slicker : SLEET
45. Piper's followers : RATS
46. Pallid : ASHEN
48. Chinese: Prefix : SINO
49. Miss Arden : EVE
50. One who transfers property : ALIENOR
52. Wool: Prefix : LAN
53. Had the nerve : DAREDTO
55. Kind of stamp : TRADING
57. ___ ceremony : STANDON
58. Tail stumps, in Scotland : STRUNTS
59. Raines et al. : ELLAS
60. Dangles : HANGS
1. Affiance : BETROTH
2. Obscure : ECLIPSE
3. ___ broche : ALA
4. Sally of the fans : RAND
5. Kind of exercise : SITUP
6. Sierra Nevada resort : TAHOE
7. ___ ne va plus : RIEN
8. Sothern : ANN
9. Adhere : STICKTO
10. Certain mercenary : HESSIAN
11. Russian villa : DACHA
12. Resolved : MADEADECISION
13. Forebodings : PRESENTIMENTS
14. Swiss-French river : RHONE
19. U. S. output initials : GNP
22. Naval engineers : SEABEES
24. Some reading matter : SERIALS
26. Then, in France : ALORS
28. Building V.I.P.'s : SUPTS
30. Wallach : ELI
32. Time period : EON
35. Club-shaped : CLAVATE
36. Like some translations : LITERAL
38. ___ zero : CEILING
39. Renters : TENANTS
40. Allen and others : FREDS
42. Pronoun : SHE
44. Hammer's partner : TONGS
46. Voices : ALTOS
47. Mystery fiction couple : NORTH
50. Egyptian skink : ADDA
51. ___ avis : RARA
54. Kind of serviceman: Abbr. : ENL
56. Horse color : DUN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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