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New York Times, Monday, November 15, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,129
Across
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Gather : MASS
5
Superbargain : STEAL
10
N. Z. shrub : KARO
14
Sole : ONLY
15
Babble : PRATE
16
Golf club : IRON
17
To-do : STIR
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Violin-bow stuff : ROSIN
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Specify : NAME
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Milquetoast quality : TIMIDITY
22
Fireplaces : INGLES
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Almost : NIGH
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Beginning : SEED
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Treats hair in a way : SINGES
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Haphazardly : RANDOMLY
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What steppes lack : TREES
34
Eastern ketch : SAIC
35
Famous clinic : MAYO
36
Old cloth : RAG
37
Like much-used pants : SHINY
38
Fort Worth campus : TCU
39
Small case : ETUI
41
Sheik's home : TENT
42
Range animal : STEER
44
Certain winds : WESTERLY
46
Swears : CURSES
47
Injurious : EVIL
48
Adriatic wind : BORA
49
Like jail windows : BARRED
52
Egg dishes : SOUFFLES
56
Where Mongolia is : ASIA
57
Chemical compound : ESTER
59
Manicuring tool : FILE
60
Cherry of Europe : GEAN
61
Approaches : NEARS
62
Russian name : IVAN
63
Cooking need : SALT
64
Clipped : TERSE
65
Per or red : CENT
Down
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Greatest : MOST
2
Not pro : ANTI
3
Meager : SLIM
4
Spraying device : SYRINGE
5
Plant shoots : SPRIGS
6
Engagement, in days of yore : TROTH
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___ does it : EASY
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N. Z. tribe : ATI
9
Mercy : LENIENCY
10
Offer made for a horse : KINGDOM
11
Russian sea : ARAL
12
Hilly city : ROME
13
Numbers : ONES
21
Stamping forms : DIES
23
Boy's nickname : NED
25
Religious notable : SAINT
26
Spread around : STREW
27
Angry : IRATE
28
Title for Haile Selassie : NEGUS
29
Day to be saved up for : RAINY
30
Spouses : MATES
31
French school : LYCEE
32
___ truly : YOURS
34
Light racing boat : SHELL
37
Noisy : STRIDENT
40
Repeating : ITERANT
42
Bathers' milieu : SURF
43
City problem : TRAFFIC
45
Genesis name : EVE
46
Direction : COURSE
48
South Africans : BOERS
49
Catches, as game : BAGS
50
Adrift : ASEA
51
Coin of Iran : RIAL
52
Movie V.I.P. : STAR
53
Opposite of taped : LIVE
54
Ardor : ELAN
55
Delivered : SENT
58
"Get it?" : SEE

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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