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New York Times, Monday, November 8, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,122
Across
1. Fades away : EBBS
5. Choice : ELECT
10. Prefix for angel or duke : ARCH
14. Zodiac animal : GOAT
15. Seckels : PEARS
16. ___ avis : RARA
17. Hopeless : GONE
18. Narrow groove : STRIA
19. Iranian coin : RIAL
20. Policeman's barbecue, perhaps : STEAKOUT
22. Theater district : RIALTO
24. Body fluid : LYMPH
25. Slippery : ICY
26. Knotty problem : POSER
29. Torpor : LETHARGY
34. Conqueror of Rome in 410 : ALARIC
36. Affirmation : YES
37. Trout fly : LURE
38. Indonesian coin : SEN
39. Santa's helper : ELF
41. Kind of grass or whisky : RYE
43. Industrialists' org. : NAM
44. So long : TATA
46. Scandinavian coin : ORE
48. Warning : NOTICE
50. Military account by Xenophon : ANABASIS
52. Bedding : LINEN
53. Give the ___ to : LIE
54. Procession : TRAIN
57. Profit : RETURN
60. Cattleman of Southwest : RANCHERO
64. Sheltered : ALEE
65. Related on mother's side : ENATE
67. Swan genus : OLOR
68. Paton : ALAN
69. Phoenician port : SIDON
70. Sincere : REAL
71. Slug : BELT
72. Used : SPENT
73. Verne's captain : NEMO
Down
1. Urges, with "on" : EGGS
2. Kick : BOOT
3. Ruin : BANE
4. Thief : STEALER
5. English track : EPSOM
6. Respite : LETUP
7. Mundane : EARTHLY
8. Shout: Fr. : CRI
9. Original name of Volgograd : TSARITSYN
10. Imposing display : ARRAYAL
11. Racetrack feature : RAIL
12. Suffix for auto or pluto : CRAT
13. Moon arc : HALO
21. ___ eleison : KYRIE
23. "___ dien" : ICH
26. Maccheroni : PASTA
27. Upstate N. Y. city : OLEAN
28. Maria or Sophia : SANTA
30. Poetic word : EER
31. Quarrel : RUNIN
32. Adorn : GRACE
33. Arabian land : YEMEN
35. Intimacy : CLOSENESS
40. Day: Abbr. : FRI
42. Of a region of Asia Minor : EOLIC
45. Cleansing : ABLUENT
47. Dais : ESTRADE
49. Small-time : TINHORN
51. Melody : AIR
55. Squeal : RATON
56. In regard to : ANENT
57. River of Austria and Hungary : RAAB
58. French pronoun : ELLE
59. Blue shade : TEAL
61. Robt. ___ : ELEE
62. Stroll : ROAM
63. Flat plinth : ORLO
66. Pinch : NIP

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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