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New York Times, Wednesday, November 24, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,138
Across Down
1. Pacific : CALM
5. Israeli port : HAIFA
10. Flop, as a play : BOMB
14. Woodwind : OBOE
15. Award : OSCAR
16. Partly open : AJAR
17. Some lionesses : DENMOTHERS
19. Deserve : RATE
20. Pub fare : ALE
21. Sweetsop : ATES
22. More spooky : EERIER
24. Formalities : RITES
26. Arrow poison : INEE
27. Cocktail or salt container : SHAKER
29. Becoming tangled : SNARLING
33. Sticks : CANES
34. Well-known Indian : TONTO
35. Frenchman's denial : NON
36. Cake ingredients : EGGS
37. Oriental queen : RANEE
38. Place for Zeno : STOA
39. Never: Ger. : NIE
40. Fictional elephant : BABAR
41. Treasure box : CHEST
42. Carmen's boyfriend : TOREADOR
44. Wall St. units : SHARES
45. Ado : STIR
46. Pompous fat person : BLIMP
47. Famous Darrow client : SCOPES
50. Biblical fratricide : CAIN
51. Zodiac animal : RAM
54. Ear: Prefix : AURI
55. Western : HORSEOPERA
58. On the house : FREE
59. Revises : EDITS
60. Kind of silver: Abbr. : STER
61. Fish : EELS
62. Cumbersome shoe : SABOT
63. Author Dinesen : ISAK
1. Music passage : CODA
2. Actor Walter : ABEL
3. Silver holder : LONERANGER
4. Hebrew letter : MEM
5. More summery : HOTTER
6. Remains : ASHES
7. Decorates a cake : ICES
8. Kind of cry : FAR
9. Salt of a poison : ARSENATE
10. Companion of lock and stock : BARREL
11. California city : OJAI
12. Partner : MATE
13. ___ Rabbit : BRER
18. English imposter : OATES
23. Saarinen : EERO
25. Mamie's husband et al. : IKES
26. Word with ear and sanctum : INNER
27. Odor : SCENT
28. Holy: Prefix : HAGIO
29. Anti-sub device : SONAR
30. Does a U.N. job : INTERPRETS
31. Western necktie : NOOSE
32. Summer nuisances : GNATS
34. Drum : TABOR
37. Salad vegetables : RADISHES
38. Fake : SHAM
40. Restrain : BATE
41. Trouser material : CHINO
43. Spots : ESPIES
44. Most crafty : SLIEST
46. Coarse: Sp. : BASTO
47. Bank feature : SAFE
48. Kill or ___ : CURE
49. Russian city : OREL
50. Corn or baby holder : CRIB
52. Vicinity : AREA
53. Follower of Matthew : MARK
56. Harem room : ODA
57. Greek letter : PSI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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