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New York Times, Wednesday, November 10, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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C
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O
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A
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B
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F
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C
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M
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C
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C
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C
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R
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G
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C
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F
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R
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M
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C
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C
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T
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C
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,124
Across
1
Entail : COST
5
Thick slice : SLAB
9
Nondieter's accumulation : FLAB
13
By any chance : EVER
14
Irish port : SLIGO
15
June day or Jonson : RARE
16
Pianist Peter : NERO
17
Medit. fruit : CAROB
18
Not genuine: Abbr. : IMIT
19
Injuries : TRAUMATA
21
Corny saying : WHEEZE
23
Ballot : VOTE
24
Detective Charlie : CHAN
25
Admittance : ACCESS
28
Descendants : CHILDREN
32
Affronts : SLURS
33
Fall guy : GOAT
34
Before : ERE
35
Foot part : SOLE
36
Thicket : COPSE
37
Scapa, for one : FLOW
38
Harriman, to friends : AVE
39
Uninspired course : ROTE
40
Assemble : RAISE
41
Good Neighbors : MEXICANS
44
Sailing vessel : CUTTER
45
Spasms : TICS
46
Miracle site : CANA
47
Criticize : ATTACK
50
Unwary : CARELESS
54
Monk's attire : COWL
55
Portray : ENACT
57
Ratio words : ISTO
58
Date in 11th century : MIII
59
Babe and others : RUTHS
60
Ruler : TSAR
61
Heating vessel : ETNA
62
Kind of gin : SLOE
63
Time past : YORE
Down
1
Red or per : CENT
2
___ the hill : OVER
3
Fluids : SERA
4
Medieval French poet : TROUVERE
5
Clean ___ : SLATE
6
Coin in Ankara : LIRA
7
Past : AGO
8
Quail : BOBWHITE
9
Confidant : FRIEND
10
Some excuses : LAME
11
Flagstaff's state: Abbr. : ARIZ
12
Animal, in France : BETE
14
Shoos : SCATS
20
Forest growth : MOSS
22
Falstaff's royal friend : HAL
24
Salmon of U. S. : CHASE
25
Indian state : ASSAM
26
Garlic unit : CLOVE
27
Mosquito : CULEX
28
Native Egyptians : COPTS
29
Kindled again : RELIT
30
Uneven : EROSE
31
Fresher : NEWER
33
Thugs : GOONS
36
Georgians : CRACKERS
37
Highway statistic : FATALITY
40
Mystical saying : RUNE
42
Venezia's country : ITALIA
43
Presidential title: Abbr. : CIC
44
Vehicles : CARTS
46
Secrete : CACHE
47
Summit : ACME
48
French roof : TOIT
49
Romulus or Remus : TWIN
50
Roman patriot : CATO
51
He, in Milan : ESSO
52
___ dust : STAR
53
Like some subjects : SORE
56
Not any, in law : NUL

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