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New York Times, Monday, November 29, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J M Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,143
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1. Hebrew lyre : ASOR
5. Con-game prop : SHELL
10. Sultan of ___ : SWAT
14. Fuel : COKE
15. Salk's conquest : POLIO
16. Unaspirated : LENE
17. Realistic : HARDBOILED
19. Italian family : ESTE
20. Classroom item : ERASER
21. Cooking term : AUGRATIN
23. Uriah : HEEP
25. Overhang : EAVE
26. Father of Rachel : LABAN
29. Relative of eterne : EER
32. Prehistoric mounds : TERPS
35. Arabian gulf : ADEN
36. Bergen and Poe : EDGARS
38. Forget-me-___ : NOT
39. Jerk : YANK
40. Tidal flow : EAGRE
41. N.C. cape : FEAR
42. Ice or Iron : AGE
43. Hold, as in a trap : ENTOIL
44. Killer whale : ORCA
45. Donkey : NEDDY
47. Caravansary : INN
48. Sentimental : GUSHY
49. Comparative suffixes : IORS
51. British hoosegow : GAOL
53. Noted hemlock drinker : SOCRATES
57. Highest kind of knowledge : NOESIS
61. Broadway group: Abbr. : ANTA
62. Decorative molding : EGGANDDART
64. Shirt ornament : STUD
65. Saltpeter : NITRE
66. Eye part : UVEA
67. Passable : SOSO
68. Man's nickname : OSSIE
69. Annoyance : PEST
1. Liniment's target : ACHE
2. Glide high : SOAR
3. Vegetable : OKRA
4. Shore bird : REDSHANK
5. Germ cell : SPORE
6. ___ polloi : HOI
7. Fitzgerald : ELLA
8. In ___ of : LIEU
9. Beaver home : LODGE
10. " . . . the ravel'd ___ of care" : SLEAVE
11. Californians, e.g. : WESTERNERS
12. Prefix for pasto : ANTI
13. An age : TEEN
18. Has-___ : BEEN
22. Cry of disgust : RATS
24. Footlike: Prefix : PEDATI
26. ___ egg : LAYAN
27. Maxim : ADAGE
28. Short canticle : BENEDICTUS
30. Incite : EGGON
31. ___ to go (eager) : RARING
33. Trespass : POACH
34. Type of dog : STRAY
36. Poetic word : EEN
37. Electrical unit : REL
41. Snafu : FOULEDUP
43. Wildcat : EYRA
46. Town near San Juan : DORADO
48. Kind of egg : GOOD
50. Shorthand user : STENO
52. Year, in Paris : ANNEE
53. Talk impertinently : SASS
54. Wise : ONTO
55. Protection : EGIS
56. Bilko et al. : SGTS
58. Set aside : SAVE
59. Annoys : IRES
60. Law: Abbr. : STAT
63. Onassis : ARI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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