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New York Times, Saturday, October 16, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,099
Across
1. Road creatures : HOGS
5. Mine passage : STULM
10. Quién ___? : SABE
14. Each, to poets : EVRY
15. Craze : MANIA
16. Bears or Tigers : TEAM
17. Sparse : LEAN
18. Derby blue : ELDERBERRY
20. Kind of battery : DRYCELL
22. Steering mechanism parts : TIERODS
23. Length of material : BOLT
24. Gambling game : MONTE
25. Like some garments : TWOPIECE
28. Kyushu volcanic group : ASOSAN
32. Without: Ger. : OHNE
33. Hindu melody : RAGA
35. Spy, in Spain : ESPIA
36. Big sight in London : BEN
37. Oppression : TYRANNY
39. Abbreviation on an envelope : RDI
40. Peak in Pyrenees : ANETO
42. Mother of Apollo : LETO
43. Baltic port : KIEL
44. Certain taxes : TITHES
46. Strips used in shipbuilding : RIBBANDS
48. Florida city : OCALA
50. Auld ___ syne : LANG
51. Platform : ESTRADE
54. Delayed : BELATED
57. San Francisco trademark : STEEPHILLS
59. Small hawk : KITE
60. Western hill : MESA
61. Small cases : ETUIS
62. Together, in music : ADUE
63. Caesar's words : ETTU
64. Excelled : SHONE
65. Direct : SEND
Down
1. Detained : HELD
2. More than : OVER
3. Blue-ribboned item : GRAYBONNET
4. Use of ne'er for never, e.g. : SYNCOPE
5. Pittsburgh sight : SMELTERY
6. Like some stories : TALL
7. German conjunction : UND
8. Stay stationary, at sea : LIETO
9. Boat basin : MARINA
10. Sound systems : STEREOS
11. Flying prefix : AERO
12. Avon resident : BARD
13. Turtle genus : EMYS
19. Miss Trotwood : BETSEY
21. Whitney : ELI
24. One of the Furies : MEGAERA
25. Go ___ for (help) : TOBAT
26. "___ grow too old . . . " : WHENI
27. Schurz : CARL
29. Strong flow : SPRINGTIDE
30. Helped : AIDED
31. Hardware items : NAILS
34. Against : ANTI
37. Shoe part : TOECAP
38. ___ oblige : NOBLESSE
41. Walden visitor : THOREAU
43. South Sea islander : KANAKAS
45. Hebrew letters : SADHES
47. Remainder: Abbr. : BAL
49. Port on Firth of Forth : LEITH
51. Salinger heroine : ESME
52. Printer's word : STET
53. Trial : TEST
54. Thin-rolled pancake: Var. : BLIN
55. Vingt-___ : ETUN
56. Legal paper : DEED
58. Nilotic native : LUO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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