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New York Times, Wednesday, October 27, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { F }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 66, 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. 8,110
Across
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Kettledrums : ATABALS
8
Shake up : JAR
11
Kind : ILK
14
Garden bloomer : LOBELIA
15
English river : EXE
16
Clock number : XII
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Urgent issue : BURNINGQUESTION
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Hindu title : SRI
21
Escort : BEAU
22
Standing : RANK
23
Pretend : DISSEMBLE
27
F.F.V. name : LEE
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Honoring : SALUTING
33
Maine's Senator Smith, e.g. : LEGISLATRIX
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Modern: Prefix : NEO
38
Adjective ending : ARY
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Atmosphere: Prefix : AER
40
Past : AGO
41
Mine feature : PIT
42
Unruly hair : MOP
43
Endures : GOESTHROUGH
46
Paltry sum : PITTANCE
48
Adherent: Suffix : ITE
49
Blanket inclusion : ONEANDALL
53
Dazzled : AWED
56
Proofsheet word : DELE
57
Good-deed group: Abbr. : BSA
60
Obey : TODOONESBIDDING
65
Assn. : ORG
66
Weight unit in England : WEY
67
Role : INGENUE
68
Letter : ZEE
69
Arden : EVE
70
Adolescent : TEENAGE
Down
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Vestments : ALBS
2
Sight-see : TOUR
3
Poilu's milieu : ABRI
4
Big ___ : BEN
5
Elsewhere plea : ALIBI
6
Actors' concerns : LINES
7
Epic tales : SAGAS
8
___ d'esprit : JEU
9
Lumberjack's gear : AXE
10
Legal thing : RES
11
Corn lily : IXIA
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Social V.I.P. : LION
13
Eccentricity : KINK
18
Search : QUEST
19
Allowance for weight : TRET
23
Agnus ___ : DEI
24
Corday's victim : MARAT
25
Bounty's captain : BLIGH
26
City on the Nile : LUXOR
27
"Vive ___" : LEROI
28
Ed Wynn called it "egg-wiped" : EGYPT
30
Computer data : INPUT
31
Snow: Fr. : NEIGE
32
Early German : GOTH
33
Light source : LAMP
34
French writer : SAGAN
35
Sierra ___ : LEONE
36
Betel palm : ARECA
44
Delivers : SENDS
45
Alaskan find : OIL
47
Bother : TODO
50
Red-ink entry : DEBIT
51
Set right : ALINE
52
Ridge : LEDGE
53
From ___ : ATOZ
54
Deteriorated : WORE
55
Advantage : EDGE
57
Hindu guitar : BINA
58
Close-fitting : SNUG
59
U. S. writer : AGEE
61
Part of I.O.U. : OWE
62
Western state: Abbr. : NEV
63
Potato bud : EYE
64
Retreat : DEN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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