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New York Times, Tuesday, November 30, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 314 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,144
Across
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Times of day : AMS
4
Kind of numerals : ARABIC
10
Physicist's concern: Abbr. : ATNO
14
Man in blue : COP
15
Fabric for "School Days" queen : CALICO
16
Feminine ending : TRIX
17
Writes reviews : CRITICIZES
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Sanctified : HOLY
20
Battery part : ANODE
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In trim : FIT
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Prevent : AVERT
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White House name : JEFFERSON
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Please, in Bonn : BITTE
30
Kind of paper : ONIONSKIN
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Instances : CASES
32
Cordon ___ : BLEU
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Flooring : TILE
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Opera's Renata : TEBALDI
37
Horse race : TROT
41
Smee or smew : BIRD
42
___ plume : NOMDE
47
Switch about : REARRANGE
49
Unobtrusive : QUIET
50
Wheedler : SCROUNGER
51
Family member : UNCLE
52
Benchwarmer : SUB
53
Place for a statue : NICHE
54
Door part : JAMB
56
Gourmands or gourmets : EPICUREANS
61
Bedouin headcord : AGAL
62
Happen : BETIDE
63
Ms. men : EDS
64
Dwindle : WANE
65
Hank Aaron et al. : BRAVES
66
Spanish article : LAS
Down
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Grammar case: Abbr. : ACC
2
Brno's region : MORAVIA
3
Harpsichords : SPINETS
4
Chemical moment of truth : ACIDTEST
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Competition : RACE
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Muhammad of ring : ALI
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Show ___ : BIZ
8
The rocks : ICE
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Firms: Abbr. : COS
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Avid : ATHIRST
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Lenin's old partner: Var. : TROTSKI
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Zero : NIL
13
Chemical prefix : OXY
18
P√Ętisserie item : TORTE
21
Oozy place : FEN
22
Initial trio : ABC
23
Subcontracting : JOBBING
24
Blow up : ENLARGE
25
Glove man : FIELDER
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Faroe judge : FOUD
27
Painting : OIL
28
Compass reading : NNE
35
Israeli statesman : EBAN
36
Seeks to learn : INQUIRES
37
Infantrymen: Abbr. : TRS
38
Kind of room : REC
39
Stroke, for one : OARSMAN
40
Bother : TROUBLE
43
Snow leopard : OUNCE
44
Rumanian king : MICHAEL
45
Things to be taken out : DELENDA
46
Midi season : ETE
48
Difficulty : RUB
53
In the buff : NUDE
54
Yak away : JAW
55
Turkish leader : AGA
56
Reflux : EBB
57
Through : PER
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Call ___ day : ITA
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Not mil. : CIV
60
Draft HQ : SSS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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