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New York Times, Wednesday, November 17, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,131
Across
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Swiss psychologist : JUNG
5
Brief : SHORT
10
Japanese monastery : TERA
14
Fresh-water mussel : UNIO
15
Father of Abraham : TERAH
16
Thoroughfares: Abbr. : AVES
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Polynesian forest god : TANE
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Religious leader : RABBI
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Castle part : KEEP
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Broadsword man : SLASHER
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Extreme : INTENSE
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Evicts : OUSTS
26
Frequently : OFTEN
27
Wodehouse butler : JEEVES
30
Rah, for one : CHEER
33
Ponies up : ANTES
34
Arrays : DRESSESUP
38
Bar concoction : SOUR
39
South Africans : BOERS
40
"That's a ___" (verboten) : NONO
41
Went stealthily : SLITHERED
43
Stone heap, in England : SCREE
44
Sharpened : HONED
45
Bidding : BEHEST
46
Like the Matterhorn : STEEP
49
Baserunning ploy : STEAL
51
Mosslike growths : LICHENS
54
Joan's city : ORLEANS
58
Mine, in France : AMOI
59
Benedict's path : AISLE
61
Oriental name : ABOU
62
Creek : KILL
63
Fitting piece : INSET
64
Straw ___ : VOTE
65
Noble: Ger. : EDEL
66
Baltic people : LETTS
67
Pitcher : EWER
Down
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Protrudes : JUTS
2
Single : UNAL
3
Historic vessel : NINA
4
Deserts : GOESOVERTHEHILL
5
Tension : STRESS
6
Courage : HEART
7
Sphere : ORB
8
Famous physicist : RABI
9
Word in Hammett title : THIN
10
Abscond : TAKEFRENCHLEAVE
11
Happening : EVENT
12
Former Dodger great : REESE
13
Quivering : ASPEN
21
Sunset features : HUES
23
Extremities : TOES
25
Diatribes : SCREEDS
27
Swiss card game : JASS
28
Organic compound : ENOL
29
Needle case : ETUI
31
Range group : HERD
32
Driver's hazard : ESS
34
Containing gold : DORE
35
Peeved : SORE
36
French pronouns : UNES
37
Certain writer : POET
39
Big ___ : BEN
42
One of three sisters : HOPE
43
Official sign : SEAL
45
Green ___ : BERETS
46
Quench : SLAKE
47
Adjective for a mouse : TIMID
48
Place for Paris pupils : ECOLE
50
Realty sign : TOLET
52
Fasten : NAIL
53
Math word : SINE
55
Take ___ : ABOW
56
Reputation : NOTE
57
Litigant : SUER
60
Fast plane : SST

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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