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New York Times, Monday, November 1, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,115
Across
1. Removes : DOFFS
6. Soot particle : SMUT
10. Gush forth : SPEW
14. Zola : EMILE
15. Monkey of S. A. : TITI
16. Fairy : PERI
17. Gem : BERYL
18. Political moments of truth : ELECTIONS
20. Family member : SIS
21. Season : FALL
23. Palmer : ARNIE
24. Hogwash : TRIPE
26. Kind of reaction : DELAYED
28. Current : LATEST
30. Transit for Nokomis : CANOE
31. "A" in Tel Aviv : ALEPH
32. Put in the running : NOMINATED
36. Miss Hogg : IMA
37. All in : TIRED
38. Pub drink : ALE
39. Political moments of semi-truth : CAMPAIGNS
42. Bearded monkeys : SAKIS
44. Blind ___ : ALLEY
45. Lightning flash : STREAK
46. Diamondback : RATTLER
49. Arterial trunk : AORTA
50. Muse : ERATO
51. Sea eagle : ERNE
52. Buddy : PAL
55. Kind of party : POLITICAL
58. Mineral found in lake beds : TRONA
60. Capri, for one : ISLE
61. Doctor's unit : DOSE
62. Baby's complaint : COLIC
63. Famous Loch : NESS
64. Tools : AXES
65. Like Rome : HILLY
Down
1. Coming-out gals : DEBS
2. Sacred mountain : OMEI
3. Varsity : FIRSTTEAM
4. Spider's parlor guest : FLY
5. Egoistic : SELFISH
6. Upright slab : STELE
7. Tenth of a cent : MILL
8. U. S. Indian : UTE
9. Spasm : TIC
10. Garden shrub : SPIRAEA
11. Garden flower : PEONY
12. Pyle : ERNIE
13. Smartened, with "up" : WISED
19. Claw : TALON
22. Suitable : APT
25. Corded fabric : REP
26. Nothing like them : DAMES
27. City in Oklahoma : ENID
28. Secular : LAIC
29. ___ mater : ALMA
30. Trite : CORNY
32. African river : NIGER
33. Emulate Gallup : TAKEAPOLL
34. Lamb : ELIA
35. Writing table : DESK
37. Floor covering : TILE
40. Hamburgers : PATTIES
41. Distribute : ALLOT
42. Seventh-inning activity : STRETCH
43. Craft : ART
45. Offspring : SON
46. Fasten again : REPIN
47. Came up : AROSE
48. Coat lengths : TALLS
49. French city : ARLES
51. Let up : EASE
53. Deep blue : ANIL
54. Delicately patterned : LACY
56. Lupino : IDA
57. Steersman, for short : COX
59. Louis XIV or XV : ROI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 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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