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New York Times, Friday, November 26, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,140
Across Down
1. Persian gazelle : CORA
5. Girl's nickname : KATY
9. Pool shot : CAROM
14. Golf tourney : OPEN
15. Slangy suffix : EROO
16. Plowed land: Sp. : ARADA
17. Moslem judge : CADI
18. Certain athlete : NEWYORKJET
20. Hemingway fisher and others : OLDMEN
22. Cleanser : SOAP
23. Residue : ASH
24. Flew high : SOARED
26. Road sign : STOP
28. Flew in a way : GLIDED
30. French fruits : SORBES
34. Relative of arith. : ALG
36. Sticky stuff : SYRUP
38. Truck, on Fleet St. : LORRY
39. Busy one : DOER
41. Campaign tactic : SMEAR
43. Estrange : WEAN
44. Biting : ACRID
46. Pays up : ANTES
48. Consumed : ATE
49. Magoo or Roberts : MISTER
51. Maximal : ATMOST
53. Styptic : ALUM
55. Dry lands : EARTHS
57. Boxing name : ALI
60. Container : VIAL
62. More trite : STALER
64. Giant emigration site : HACKENSACK
67. Common name in Paris : RENE
68. Arab prince : EMEER
69. Bacchanalian cry : EVOE
70. Nick's pet : ASTA
71. Western sites : MESAS
72. Clarinet part : REED
73. Romanov : TSAR
1. Chanel : COCO
2. Gems : OPALS
3. Linebackers at times : REDDOGGERS
4. Man, for one : ANIMAL
5. Ted, Rose, Ethel, etc. : KENNEDYS
6. "___ you sure?" : ARE
7. Hauls : TOWS
8. Toys : YOYOS
9. Small-scale mass transit : CARPOOL
10. Neighbor of Mo. : ARK
11. Indian title : RAJA
12. Some poems : ODES
13. School subject : MATH
19. Horse food : OATS
21. Greek goddess : ERIS
25. Skin layer : DERMA
27. Ship area : PROW
29. Chaperon, in Madrid : DUENA
31. Like a marathon runner at the end : BREATHLESS
32. Common Latin verb : ERAT
33. Auld lang ___ : SYNE
34. Biblican patriarch : ADAM
35. Lex ___ (law of the place) : LOCI
37. Paw, in France : PATTE
40. Gam or Moreno : RITA
42. Put on a new disguise : REMASKED
45. Ardent researchers : DELVERS
47. Type : SORT
50. Downfall : RUIN
52. Excel in a field : STARAT
54. Amplifying device : MASER
56. Actress Berger : SENTA
57. Interrupting sound : AHEM
58. Kind of duck : LAME
59. Desserts : ICES
61. Wash : LAVE
63. Kind of guard : REAR
65. N.Z. parrot : KEA
66. Iowa college : COE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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