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New York Times, Friday, November 12, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,126

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Across
1
Wants to learn : ASKS
5
City in Rumania : JASSY
10
Stimulate : PROD
14
Unaccompanied : LONE
15
See 16 Across : ASTWO
16
Indistinguishable, with 15 Across and 56 Down : LIKE
17
Raspberry variety : BRONXCHEER
19
Stadium shape : OVAL
20
Busy : ATWORK
21
Unassisted vision : NAKEDEYE
23
Gershwin : IRA
24
Defeat : WORST
25
However : BUT
27
Affirmation : YEA
29
Danger : HAZARD
34
Exam : ORAL
36
Legal plea : ALIBI
39
Slangy suffix : EROO
40
Santa's time : YULE
41
General drift : TENOR
42
Prefix for poise and valence : EQUI
43
Competent : ABLE
44
Rhone tributary : ISERE
45
Meat trimming : SUET
46
English essayist : RUSKIN
48
W. W. II outfit : OSS
50
Navy officer: Abbr. : ENS
51
Watches the girls : OGLES
54
Diplomat: Abbr. : AMB
56
TV figure : PRODUCER
60
Helpmate : SPOUSE
63
German article : EINE
64
Rural inns : ROADHOUSES
66
Yachting : ASEA
67
Commencement : ONSET
68
Wrinkle : SEAM
69
Helot : SERF
70
Becomes emotional : WEEPS
71
Punta del ___ : ESTE
Down
1
Goya's duchess : ALBA
2
Put in order : SORT
3
Smart alecks : KNOWITALLS
4
Mr., in Spain : SENOR
5
Beanstalk grower : JACK
6
Bat wood : ASH
7
Office girl : STENO
8
Bind by oath : SWEAR
9
Terriers : YORKSHIRES
10
Trudge : PLOD
11
Sunder : RIVE
12
Approval : OKAY
13
Stet's antithesis : DELE
18
Hospital equipment : XRAY
22
Greek vowel : ETA
24
Where the Usk flows : WALES
25
Russian aristocrat : BOYAR
26
Black vulture : URUBU
28
On an enforced diet of sorts : EATINGCROW
30
Letters : ZEES
31
Guns of 15th century : ARQUEBUSES
32
City on the Seine : ROUEN
33
Old Dutch coins : DOITS
35
Floral emblem of 24 Down : LEEK
37
Chemical ending : INE
38
Golfer Julius : BOROS
47
Lender's receipt : IOU
49
Sodium soap : SAPO
52
Sierra ___ : LEONE
53
Wipe out : ERASE
55
Famed Mickey : MOUSE
56
See 16 Across : PEAS
57
Bullish time : RISE
58
Lulu : ONER
59
Unheeding : DEAF
60
Pages: Abbr. : SHTS
61
Boxoffice purchase : SEAT
62
Salinger girl : ESME
65
Asst. : DEP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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