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New York Times, Friday, October 15, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.54, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,098
Across
1. Knit brow : SCOWL
6. Broadway musical : MAME
10. Merry prank : LARK
14. "I ___ parade" : LOVEA
15. Acme : APEX
16. Willow : ITEA
17. Needs ___ (is exhausted) : AREST
18. New England : NORTHEAST
20. Austen novel : NORTHANGERABBEY
22. Rodent : GNAWER
23. Ancient Asian kingdom : ELAM
24. Solid, in Soho : ARD
25. Stiff hair : SETA
26. One side of a die : TREY
28. Eleventh-century date : MLVI
29. Harness rings : TERRETS
31. On an even keel : POISED
33. Awful : DIRE
34. Provender : FEED
35. Mosey : SASHAY
38. Moses : GRANDMA
41. Belgrade figure : TITO
42. Horse color : ROAN
43. Old Irish stronghold : LISS
45. Schubert's "___ könig" : ERL
46. Hector : BAIT
48. Expends : USESUP
50. English dramatist (1660–1746) : THOMASSOUTHERNE
53. Arizona, New Mexico, etc. : SOUTHWEST
54. ___ vie : EAUDE
55. Critic Downes : OLIN
56. Fit to ___ : ATEE
57. Placed in a lonely spot : ISLED
58. Headland : NESS
59. Cons : NOES
60. Doers: Suffix : STERS
Down
1. Jargons : SLANGS
2. Diadem : CORONET
3. Surfeited : OVERATE
4. Kingsley title : WESTWARDHO
5. Machine-shop fixture : LATHE
6. Thomas or Horace : MANN
7. Orbit points : APOGEES
8. No more than : MERELY
9. Bit player : EXTRA
10. Dear: Ger. : LIEB
11. Kettledrums : ATABALS
12. Reticence : RESERVE
13. Grasshopper : KATYDID
19. Emoter : HAM
21. Road : ARTERY
27. Map abbr. : RTE
28. Perennial hot spot : MIDDLEEAST
30. Inlet : RIA
31. Type of gallery : PEANUT
32. Wine: Prefix : OEN
34. Monk's title : FRA
35. De Land campus : STETSON
36. Whale feature : AIRHOLE
37. Cardinals' home : STLOUIS
38. Visit : GOTOSEE
39. Disorder : MISRULE
40. In two : ASUNDER
42. ___ the occasion : RISETO
44. Expedites : SPEEDS
46. Nonsense! : BAH
47. Famous dam : ASWAN
49. "There ___, Miss America . . . " : SHEIS
51. Topographer's abbr. : MTNS
52. Shoshonean tribe : UTES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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