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New York Times, Saturday, October 2, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,085
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1. Musical group: Abbr. : ORCH
5. Simple one : SIMON
10. Fellini output : FILM
14. Centennial state: Abbr. : COLO
15. Liturgical cloth : AMICE
16. Old Greek theaters : ODEA
17. What two fives make : ATEN
18. In a bad spot : UPTHECREEK
20. Elm, for one : SHADETREE
22. Hip : AWARE
23. Contest for lumbermen : ROLEO
24. Pro ___ : RATA
26. Sugar suffix : OSE
28. "Woe ___!" : ISME
30. Laver specialties : SERVES
34. Press, TV and radio : MEDIA
36. Cutout : PAPERDOLL
38. Presently : ANON
39. Roman halls : ATRIA
40. Part of a Southern signature : ELEE
41. "Dealer must draw to 16 or under," e.g. : HOUSERULE
43. Mist : BRUME
44. Performer : ARTIST
45. Aftereffect : SCAR
47. After expenses : NET
48. Holy women: Abbr. : STES
50. Occurrence : EVENT
52. Overdone : TRITE
55. Capacity for seeing detail : CAMERAEYE
59. Energy of a kind : WATERPOWER
61. Turn : VEER
62. "___ the mood for love" : IMIN
63. Heaters : ETNAS
64. Saecula : ERAS
65. Nub : GIST
66. Class : STYLE
67. Sum, ___, fui : ESSE
1. Wood sorrels : OCAS
2. Portnoy's creator : ROTH
3. Decamped : CLEAREDOUT
4. Southwestern arroyo : HONDO
5. Browns : SAUTES
6. Makeshift : IMPROMPTU
7. Tiny insect : MITE
8. Yellow pigment : OCHER
9. Designating a maiden name : NEE
10. Shipping agent : FORWARDER
11. Brainchild : IDEA
12. Rake's glance : LEER
13. Reach : MAKE
19. Serve parties : CATER
21. Kazan : ELIA
25. Away from land : ASEA
26. Midwestern city : OMAHA
27. Man of La Mancha : SENOR
29. Noblemen : EARLS
31. Willing workers : VOLUNTEERS
32. Smyrna figs : ELEME
33. Hiemal hazard : SLEET
35. Urgent : INSISTENT
37. Gradually : PIECEMEAL
39. TV comedian Johnson : ARTE
42. Chemical compound : ESTER
43. Uncle Remus word : BRER
46. Unwilling : AVERSE
49. "Ivanhoe" author : SCOTT
51. Domain of admiral in "Pinafore" : NAVEE
52. Branch : TWIG
53. Branches : RAMI
54. Start of "The Ancient Mariner" : ITIS
56. Bearded : AWNY
57. Assents : YEAS
58. Gaelic : ERSE
60. Footlike part : PES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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