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New York Times, Thursday, November 4, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,118
Across
1. "___ Be Good" : LADY
5. Tight spots : JAMS
9. Babble : PRATE
14. Words of a palmist : ISEE
15. Bird, to Cicero : AVIS
16. Pass on : RELAY
17. Reply to a sticky question : NOCOMMENT
19. Idolize : ADORE
20. Direction : ENE
21. Prefix for dynamics : AERO
22. Certainly : INDEED
23. Expostulation : REMONSTRANCE
26. Fondles : PETS
27. Stage props : SCENERY
31. Whip : THRASH
34. Exclamations : AHAS
35. My, in Milan : MIO
36. Shoe part : HEEL
37. More northerly : UPPER
39. Crick : KINK
40. Bible edition: Abbr. : ERV
41. Islands off New Guinea : AROE
42. Light Brigade concern : CHARGE
44. Takes up : ABSORBS
46. So-so grades : CEES
47. Certain woodworkers : TREESURGEONS
52. Brother : FRATER
55. Dies ___ : IRAE
56. Milk pail : SOE
57. Forfeits : LOSES
58. Pays a debt : SETTLESUP
60. On the qui vive : ALERT
61. Handle, in France : ANSE
62. Japanese straw cape : MINO
63. Goblet : GLASS
64. Ship-launching need : WAYS
65. ___-daisy : UPSY
Down
1. France, for one : LINER
2. Together : ASONE
3. Ten: Lat. : DECEM
4. Sailor's call: Var. : YEO
5. Walter Mitty's creator : JAMESTHURBER
6. Avoids : AVERTS
7. Unimportant : MINOR
8. Superjet : SST
9. Swaggers : PRANCES
10. Blush : REDDEN
11. Succulent plant : ALOE
12. Weight deduction : TARE
13. Saw : EYED
18. Horsehair sources : MANES
22. Pens : INCARCERATES
24. Colorful gem : OPAL
25. County in N. C. : ASHE
28. Mideast dignitary : EMIR
29. Arena : RING
30. Ox gear : YOKE
31. Asian evergreen : THEA
32. Sage, for one : HERB
33. Speeds the engine : REVS
34. Orang : APE
38. Propound : POSE
39. Cheese, in Germany : KASE
41. Stops : ARRESTS
43. Philosopher of the absolute : HEGEL
45. Furry swimmers : OTTERS
46. Bow : CURTSY
48. Venetian red : SIENA
49. Gabrilowitsch : OSSIP
50. Common or proper words : NOUNS
51. Indian soldier : SEPOY
52. Banner : FLAG
53. Jelly item : ROLL
54. Sailing : ASEA
58. Implement : SAW
59. Large bird : EMU

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 7 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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