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New York Times, Monday, December 6, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 331 (avg 1.75)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,150
Across Down
1. Electrical units : RELS
5. Fracas : SCRAP
10. Badly : ILLY
14. Slangy suffix : EROO
15. Lovely maiden : HOURI
16. Ancient temple : NAOS
17. Resigned : FATALISTIC
19. Swing music : JIVE
20. ___ the tongue : SLIPOF
21. Small iceboat : SKEETER
23. Fiasco : BOTCH
26. Grundy or Malaprop : MRS
27. Sheer fabric : NINON
30. Displeased : RESENTFUL
35. Have ___ to grind : ANAX
36. Layette item : SACQUE
37. Cuckoo : ANI
38. Bankroll : WAD
39. Pokeys : LOCKUPS
40. Suffix for idol or lion : IZE
41. Chemical ending : ANE
42. Tarsi : ANKLES
43. Show teeth : GRIN
44. Where the Pribilofs are : BERINGSEA
46. Small springs : SEEPS
47. ___ Plaines : DES
48. Use a rink : SKATE
50. Divisions : SCHISMS
54. Open gallery : LOGGIA
58. Pinza : EZIO
59. Endangered : INJEOPARDY
62. White House name : TAFT
63. Wrenches : TEARS
64. Trick : WILE
65. Flag : IRIS
66. Toast beginner : HERES
67. Goddess of hope : SPES
1. Encyc. and dict. : REFS
2. Of an age : ERAL
3. Viaud's pseudonym : LOTI
4. Haranguer's prop : SOAPBOX
5. Loose dress : SHIFT
6. Lettuce : COS
7. Routine : RUT
8. Edge of molding: Var. : ARIS
9. Tonics : PICKMEUPS
10. Not seriously : INJEST
11. Café au ___ : LAIT
12. Tennis score : LOVE
13. River of Belgium : YSER
18. Diving bird : LOON
22. Ospreys' cousins : ERNES
24. Quips : CRACKS
25. Badgers : HECKLES
27. Mogul V.I.P. : NAWAB
28. Meaningless : INANE
29. Consumers' champion : NADER
31. Shrill noise : SQUEAK
32. Laissez ___ : FAIRE
33. Open in a way : UNZIP
34. Property rights : LIENS
36. Tin Pan Alley man : SONGSMITH
39. Bowlers' milieus : LANES
43. Baubles: Var. : GEEGAWS
45. "___ Delight" : IDIOTS
46. Street sign : STOP
49. At ___ (confused) : ALOSS
50. Egyptian king : SETI
51. Peter the Great, e.g. : CZAR
52. Stereo must : HIFI
53. Snick and ___ : SNEE
55. Hold : GRIP
56. At rest : IDLE
57. Votes for : AYES
60. Affect disagreeably : JAR
61. Before, in poems : ERE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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