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New York Times, Monday, October 4, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F K Q }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,087
Across Down
1. Film title with asterisks : MASH
5. Bribes : SOPS
9. A bit open : AJAR
13. Asian range : ALAI
14. English stage name : TREE
15. Roman garb : STOLA
16. Ancient Olympic Games site : ELIS
17. Upbraid : RATE
18. Famous house that fell : USHER
19. Hebrew letter : NUN
20. Former tax : PETERSPENCE
22. Craft : ART
23. Jug : EWER
24. Beat-up auto : HEAP
25. Stations : DEPOTS
27. Poky : STIR
29. Rhine initials : ESP
32. Sheep : EWE
33. ___ Chamber : STAR
34. Above : ATOP
35. Flemish painter : PETERPAULRUBENS
39. U. S. composer : IVES
40. Chemical mixture : AMYL
41. Word with diem or se : PER
42. Fish : GAR
43. Ruthenian : SLAV
44. Antagonist of Martin Luther : TETZEL
47. Oxford : SHOE
49. Deserve : EARN
51. Outside: Prefix : EXO
52. Impeded : EMBARRASSED
55. Late : NEW
56. Short street : COURT
57. Tabula ___ : RASA
58. Giant : OGRE
59. Ballet group : CORPS
60. Mosquito, in England : GNAT
61. "___ go, Mets!" : LETS
62. Hence : ERGO
63. U. S. inventor : OTIS
64. Whilom : ERST
1. Bacchante : MAENAD
2. Tempt : ALLURE
3. "Window on Europe" for a czar : SAINTPETERSBURG
4. Word on a towel : HIS
5. Disseminates : STREWS
6. Emulate Cicero : ORATE
7. Colonial governor : PETERSTUYVESANT
8. Nostradamus : SEER
9. Sailing : ATSEA
10. Free-press pioneer : JOHNPETERZENGER
11. Waugh : ALEC
12. Steak order : RARE
15. Swell! : SUPER
20. ___ the Great : PETER
21. Gather, as cloth : SHIRR
26. Has bills : OWES
28. Suit length : TALL
30. One was prodigal : SON
31. Letter additions : PPS
33. Muttonfish : SAMA
34. Encourage : ABET
35. One of three : PIG
36. Peron : EVA
37. Whiter : PALER
38. Turn in a way : UPEND
43. Types : SORTS
44. Goodies : TREATS
45. Wields : EXERTS
46. At the nadir : LOWEST
48. Marx brother : HARPO
50. Brazilian palm : ASSAI
52. Behold, to Cato : ECCE
53. Othello, e.g. : MOOR
54. Jason's ship : ARGO
58. ___ Bull : OLE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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