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New York Times, Tuesday, October 19, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K V X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,102
Across
1. Mystery writer John Dickson : CARR
5. Mementos of abrasions : SCABS
10. Dillon : MATT
14. To whom, in Paris : AQUI
15. Proof mark : CARET
16. Essay name : ELIA
17. Informal awards for poor bombing : MUSTARDCLUSTERS
20. Coastal ship of Bombay : PATAMAR
21. Relatives : NIECES
22. Tarzan's foster-parent : APE
23. Preminger : OTTO
24. Criticize severely : SCATHE
28. Aaron's output : HOMERUNS
32. Walks about : PACES
33. Family people : PAPAS
34. Barn area : MOW
35. Formal act : RITE
36. Sweater material : ORLON
37. Clergyman : ABBE
38. Resentment : IRE
39. Did secret work : SPIED
40. Incantation : SPELL
41. Word to a departing traveler : GODSPEED
43. Roll out the ___ : BARREL
44. Hoodwinks : CONS
45. Coin of Peru : SOL
46. Worthless : NOGOOD
49. Immature : PUERILE
54. What a girl gets when she buys cheap hose : ARUNFORHERMONEY
57. Evil: Prefix : MALE
58. Siouan Indian : OTOES
59. Put on : POSE
60. Mountains : ALPS
61. English novelist : READE
62. Mind ___ manners : ONES
Down
1. Bivouac : CAMP
2. Blue shade : AQUA
3. Corrode from disuse : RUST
4. Miss Hayworth : RITA
5. Predictament : SCRAPE
6. Framework : CADRE
7. ___ de Triomphe : ARC
8. ___ canto : BEL
9. Daredevil : STUNTMAN
10. Shooting star : METEOR
11. Guinness : ALEC
12. Akron product : TIRE
13. Russian agency : TASS
18. Nannies of East : AMAHS
19. Localities : SITES
23. Insect part : OOPOD
24. Small branch : SPRIG
25. African capital : CAIRO
26. Performed : ACTED
27. Golf gadget : TEE
28. Brought in by force : HALED
29. Earth color : UMBER
30. High-minded : NOBLE
31. Peachy! : SWELL
33. Emulates a quidnunc : PRIES
36. Freedom of access : OPENDOOR
37. Shower time: Abbr. : APR
39. Gentle hoax : SPOOF
40. Western capital : SALEM
42. Teacakes : SCONES
43. Paris exchange : BOURSE
45. One kind of trap : SPEED
46. Hottentot : NAMA
47. School exam : ORAL
48. Nervous swallow : GULP
50. El ___ (cheap cigar) : ROPO
51. Hep to : INON
52. ___ majesty : LESE
53. Gives the once-over : EYES
55. Way: Abbr. : RTE
56. Exclamation : HOA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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