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New York Times, Friday, November 5, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.70, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 328 (avg 1.74)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,119
Across
1. Position : BERTH
6. Bluish color : AQUA
10. Spun : WOVE
14. Triple Crown winner : OMAHA
15. One-horse town : BURG
16. Summit : APEX
17. Response to a sneeze : GESUNDHEIT
19. Man's nickname : NATE
20. Exploited : USED
21. Spoils : ROTS
22. Kind of committee : ADHOC
23. Blue : SAD
24. German mountains : HARZ
25. ___ at a time : ONE
26. Zodiac sign : LIBRA
27. Termagant : VIRAGO
31. Bucephalus : STEED
34. French pronoun : ELLE
36. Hollywood's Lee : LILA
37. German painter : HOLBEIN
39. Trailing plant : ARBUTUS
41. Fever : AGUE
42. Of the ear : OTIC
44. Caucasian : OSSET
45. Cabinet wood : WALNUT
47. Quit : DEMIT
49. Evian or Bath : SPA
50. Galena et al. : ORES
51. "___ in the stilly night" : OFT
54. Hits the stratosphere : SOARS
57. Map : PLAT
58. Silkworm : ERIA
59. Killer whale : ORCA
60. Hitlerian strategy : BLITZKRIEG
62. Speedster : JEHU
63. Bog : OOZE
64. Turkish statesman : INONU
65. P. I. fruit : ALEM
66. Letters : WYES
67. Awaits decision : PENDS
Down
1. Spurious : BOGUS
2. Spider bug : EMESA
3. Leveled: Var. : RASED
4. Dull sound : THUD
5. Chinese dynasty : HAN
6. Repugnant : ABHORRENT
7. Long-tailed bird : QUETZAL
8. American author : URIS
9. T-man : AGT
10. Impulse of Odysseus : WANDERLUST
11. Fish : OPAH
12. Presidential power : VETO
13. Leader, for short : EXEC
18. Unexciting : DRAB
22. Cuckoo : ANI
24. Cloak : HIDE
25. Cricket term : OVER
26. Expansionist's slogan : LEBENSRAUM
28. River isles : AITS
29. Part of a stamp : GLUE
30. Kiln : OAST
31. Author of "Pygmalion" : SHAW
32. Judicial robe : TOGA
33. Hebrew month : ELUL
35. Tears : LACERATES
38. Tittle : IOTA
40. ___ de Boulogne : BOIS
43. Adore : IDOLIZE
46. Raises : UPS
48. French battle ground : METZ
51. Constellation : ORION
52. Ardent buff : FIEND
53. Lisbon's river : TAGUS
54. Pea genus : SOJA
55. Russian city : OREL
56. Yearn : ACHE
57. Maneuver : PLOY
58. Sea eagle : ERNE
60. Submit : BOW
61. Undressed hide : KIP

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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