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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
Across Down
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
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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