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New York Times, Thursday, October 7, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J P X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,090
Across Down
1. Reed : OBOE
5. Gender: Abbr. : MASC
9. Temple room : CELLA
14. Overdescribe : TOUT
15. Guthrie : ARLO
16. East or West border : OCEAN
17. So long : TATA
18. Barnyard sound : QUACKQUACK
20. Alaskan island : ATTU
22. Vacuum : VOID
23. Kin: Abbr. : REL
24. ___ Arbor : ANN
26. Ingenuity : WITS
28. Dessert : MOUSSE
30. Oil source : CODFISH
32. Exhausted : WORN
33. Boiled ___ : INOIL
34. Miss Thompson's play : RAIN
36. Mrs. in Madrid : SRA
39. Sporty proposition : DOUBLEORNOTHING
43. Symington, to friends : STU
44. Loot : SWAG
45. Texas city : HONDO
46. Resins : LACS
48. Summer drink : ICEDTEA
50. Jet pilot : NAMATH
53. Polaris : STAR
54. Common German verb : IST
55. High note : ELA
56. Saarinen : EERO
58. Element : NEON
60. Northwestern city : WALLAWALLA
63. Thing : ITEM
66. Bovary and Eames : EMMAS
67. Tools : GEAR
68. Bean : LIMA
69. Free : LOOSE
70. Spinning air : EDDY
71. Slight : SNUB
1. Sports great : OTT
2. Stole : BOA
3. Utter : OUTANDOUT
4. One of fifty: Fr. : ETAT
5. French underground man of W. W. II : MAQUIS
6. Indonesian islands : ARU
7. Croats and Moravians : SLAVS
8. Hepburn role : COCO
9. Rimsky-Korsakov opera, with "Le" : COQDOR
10. Coin for Louis IX : ECU
11. King and Edward : LEARS
12. Spikes : LACES
13. Joint : ANKLE
19. Wrapper : KIMONO
21. Certain weave : TWILL
24. Ill-natured : ACID
25. Don'ts : NONOS
27. Tosses : THROWS
29. Barefoot : UNSHOD
31. Leg bone : FIBULA
32. Ad-lib : WINGIT
35. Altar of sky : ARA
37. Dog star : RINTINTIN
38. Incas' home : ANDES
40. Avoid : ESCHEW
41. "Over ___" : THERE
42. Zodiac sign : GOAT
47. Resting : ATEASE
49. Yellow shade : CANARY
50. Staircase part : NEWEL
51. San Antonio building : ALAMO
52. Swedish port : MALMO
53. Did shoe work : SOLED
57. Anger : RAGE
59. Some art : OILS
61. ___ Palmas : LAS
62. Chap : LAD
64. Big bird : EMU
65. Shelley queen : MAB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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