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New York Times, Tuesday, October 5, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,088

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Hawk : SELL
5
Poor report card : CCCC
9
Mammoth : VAST
13
Malay canoe : PROA
14
Wading bird : RAIL
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Fritter : WASTE
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Tranquilize : CALM
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Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
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Aquatic mammal : OTTER
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Farsighted : CLAIRVOYANT
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Haw's partner : HEM
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Yuletide : NOEL
24
Harvest machines : REAPERS
26
Retard : DETAIN
29
Winglike part : PINNA
30
Neglects : OMITS
31
Rational : SANE
32
Genuine : REAL
36
Popular garment : MINI
37
Stoppers : BUNGS
38
Actress Lee : LILA
39
Holy Roman emperor : OTTO
40
Scottish uncles : EMES
41
"___ the pity" : MORES
42
English poet : NOYES
44
Minimal : BAREST
45
___ famine : FEASTOR
48
Spasm : PANG
49
Possesses : HAS
50
Home-answering devices : OUIJABOARDS
55
Jacoby of bridge, to friends : OSSIE
57
Prefix for space : AERO
58
___ liberum : MARE
59
Guides : LEADS
60
Verne's captain : NEMO
61
Coup d'___ : ETAT
62
Trees : ELMS
63
Hand's measure : SPAN
64
Missiles : SAMS
Down
1
Child protector: Abbr. : SPCC
2
Of an epoch : ERAL
3
"Damn Yankees" girl : LOLA
4
Layers upon layers : LAMINATIONS
5
Pusillanimous : CRAVEN
6
Seasonal song : CAROL
7
Inner ___ : CITY
8
Open forest areas : CLEARINGS
9
Tun : VAT
10
"___ World Turns" : ASTHE
11
Ox : STEER
12
Conditions : TERMS
15
Germanic god : WOTAN
20
Louis XIV et al. : ROIS
21
Infants, in Spain : NENES
25
Charades, etc. : PARLORGAMES
26
Word with major : DOMO
27
Expel : EMIT
28
Hue : TINT
29
Sheets : PANES
31
Early Babylonians : SUMERIANS
33
Leprechaun land : EIRE
34
Brews : ALES
35
Shoe form : LAST
37
"It Had to ___" : BEYOU
41
___-war : MANO
43
Western Indians : OTOES
44
Simian : BABOON
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Violin aperture : FHOLE
46
Tripod stand : EASEL
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Shillong's state : ASSAM
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Italian city : PARMA
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Utility vehicle : JEEP
52
Pro ___ : RATA
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Weight unit : DRAM
54
Suites : SETS
56
Egos' counterparts : IDS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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