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New York Times, Thursday, December 30, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,174
Across
1. Hawaiian taro : KALO
5. Comedian Mort : SAHL
9. Dull sound : PLOP
13. On the rocks : ICED
14. Obnoxious guy : CREEP
16. Wander : ROVE
17. Gabby one : WINDJAMMER
19. Popular shade : AQUA
20. Girl’s name : ISABEL
21. Rewards : PREMIUMS
23. Inspires wonder : AWES
25. Hacienda : CASA
26. Muddled : BALLEDUP
30. Set up : ERECT
32. Bikini : ATOLL
33. Airport features : RAMPS
35. Gershwin : IRA
37. Offspring : SONS
38. Heron : EGRET
39. Stentorian : LOUD
40. M.I.T. grad : ENG
41. Addicts : USERS
42. Barfly : SOUSE
43. Pitchers : EWERS
45. Lancastrians’ foes : YORKISTS
47. “Picnic” author : INGE
48. Uncluttered : NEAT
49. “Pirates of ___” : PENZANCE
53. English essayist : STEELE
57. One of the Griffiths : ANDY
58. Gabby one : CHATTERBOX
60. Particular : ITEM
61. Eldritch : EERIE
62. U.S. Indian : ERIE
63. Used the bridlepath : RODE
64. Decamped : FLED
65. Assumes : DONS
Down
1. Bird of N.Z. : KIWI
2. Galatea’s beloved : ACIS
3. Asian river : LENA
4. Eccentrics : ODDBALLS
5. Surmounted : SCALED
6. Fortify : ARM
7. Fiber plant : HEMP
8. Knowing look : LEER
9. Kudos : PRAISE
10. Gabby : LOQUACIOUS
11. Egg cell : OVUM
12. Menu item : PEAS
15. Law : PRECEPT
18. Watch part : JEWEL
22. Target of Mariners : MARS
24. Sudden rise : SURGE
26. Infield feature : BASE
27. Of like opinions : ATONE
28. Gabby : LONGWINDED
29. Turn aside : PARRY
31. Monopoly’s cousin : TRUST
34. Nuclear particle : MESON
36. Thirst quenchers : ADES
38. Attar : ESSENCE
39. Hung around : LOITERED
41. Old name of Ulan Bator : URGA
42. Emulate Henie : SKATE
44. Fermentation substance : ENZYME
46. Took five : RESTED
49. Matchup : PAIR
50. Within: Prefix : ENTO
51. “The French ___” : CHEF
52. Peerage member : EARL
54. River of Spain : EBRO
55. Meat cut : LOIN
56. Former spouses : EXES
59. Stand-off : TIE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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