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New York Times, Tuesday, December 21, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { H J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,165
Across
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Letters : MAIL
5
Elephant boy of films : SABU
9
Nautical cry : AVAST
14
First word of "Aeneid" : ARMA
15
Self-images : EGOS
16
City on the Meurthe : NANCY
17
Turns up again : REAPPEARS
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Teach : TUTOR
20
Headgear : TAM
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Add extraneous matter : INTERPOLATE
23
Poker term : ANTE
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Emmet : ANT
25
Right away : PRONTO
28
Roman 202 : CCII
30
Cotton units: Abbr. : BLS
33
Lines off : RULES
34
Fair play, in saying : TURNABOUT
36
Milky gem : OPAL
37
Discloses : BARES
38
Frog, to Cicero : RANA
39
Stand of trees : PINEGROVE
41
Bess's man : PORGY
42
But, in old Rome : SED
43
___ majesty : LESE
44
Young men about town : BLADES
45
Take legal action : SUE
46
Decamped : FLED
47
Beginner : ABECEDARIAN
52
Drink : ALE
55
Sweet liquid: Var. : SIRUP
56
Clerical title : MONSIGNOR
58
Philosopher : PLATO
59
Give out : EMIT
60
Egyptian goddess : ISIS
61
Attack : SETAT
62
Headland : NESS
63
McCarthy, to friends : GENE
Down
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Emporium : MART
2
Scope : AREA
3
Moslem leader : IMAM
4
Once around : LAP
5
Taken care of : SEENTO
6
Small type : AGATE
7
Tidal flood : BORE
8
U.N. nation : USSR
9
Willa Cather's "My ___" : ANTONIA
10
Leap over : VAULT
11
Pilaster : ANTA
12
Scott, for one : SCOT
13
Ancient Medit. port : TYRE
18
Pub units : PINTS
22
Careful efforts : PAINS
23
Anoint : ANELE
25
Stage accessories : PROPS
26
Old coin of Africa : RUPIE
27
Charlie Chan portrayer : OLAND
28
Certain pitch : CURVE
29
Indian of Northwest : CREE
30
Bed's companion : BOARD
31
Sudden thrust : LUNGE
32
Sojourns : STAYS
34
Western art colony : TAOS
35
Downtown N.Y. street : BROAD
37
Lineage : BREED
40
Container for stickum : GLUEPOT
41
Prefix for tude and potent : PLENI
44
Outbursts : BLASTS
45
Bony plates : SCUTA
46
End : FINIS
47
Snakes : ASPS
48
Ill temper : BILE
49
Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Theban deity : AMEN
51
Erie Canal city : ROME
52
Handle, in Paris : ANSE
53
Pork cut : LOIN
54
Gaelic : ERSE
57
Light boat : GIG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 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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