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New York Times, Wednesday, October 6, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 47, Avg Word Len: 4.94, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 243 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 44, Cheaters: 20, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,089
Across
1. Legal offenses : MALA
5. Smart : TRIM
9. Teen of comics : HAROLD
11. Wynyard and Ross : DIANAS
13. Period of most activity : DAYTIME
14. Henley event : REGATTA
16. Sleeper : RIP
17. Actor Peter : SELLERS
19. Whisky base : RYE
20. Century plant : ALOE
22. Scads : SLEWS
23. Branch, in Spain : RAMO
24. Card combinations : MELDS
26. Have ___ at it : AGO
27. River drainage area : BASIN
28. Conquer anew : REWIN
30. When Apollo appears : SUNRISE
32. French land areas : ILES
34. N. M. art colony : TAOS
35. Little porkers : PIGLETS
38. Night club : BOITE
41. Mr. Jones : CASEY
42. Brit. aces : RAF
44. Rockne : KNUTE
46. Adam's grandson : ENOS
47. Starts a cruise : SAILS
49. Musician Kenton : STAN
50. Recital piece: Abbr. : SEL
51. Summer pastime : SUNNING
53. News org. : UPI
54. Closed noisily : SLAMMED
56. Lingered : TARRIED
58. Malt liquors : STOUTS
59. Toasts : SKOALS
60. Victuals : EATS
61. Liquid heater : ETNA
Down
1. Spring prop : MAYPOLE
2. Pianist Tatum : ART
3. Actress Smith : LOIS
4. Egyptian dancing girls : ALMES
5. Layers : TIERS
6. Riches' companion : RAGS
7. Actress Balin : INA
8. Distilling flask : MATRASS
9. One summoning a taxi : HAILER
10. A Street : DELLA
11. Left the field behind : DREWOUT
12. Block : STYMIE
13. Small amount : DRAM
15. Age : AEON
18. Crazy ___ Hirsch : LEGS
21. Actress Feuillere et al. : EDWIGES
23. Fruit-cake components : RAISINS
25. Billy or goose : SILLY
27. Tolerate : BROOK
29. Bridal word : NEE
31. Seize : NAB
33. Leaves in the lurch : STRANDS
35. Switchboards : PANELS
36. Put aside : ISOLATE
37. Ex-pitcher Johnny : SAIN
39. Harbor of Pago Pago : TUTUILA
40. Public storehouses : ETAPES
41. Luck, in Ireland : CESS
43. Darts : FLITS
45. Miss Bagnold : ENID
47. Animal fats : SUETS
48. Type of charmer : SNAKE
51. Cereal disease : SMUT
52. Cave, to poets : GROT
55. Extinct bird : MOA
57. Wife of Aegir : RAN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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