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New York Times, Monday, February 1, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B X Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,842
Across
1. Bugle call : TAPS
5. Personification of man : ADAM
9. Fastener : CLASP
14. Parisian friend : AMIE
15. Lounging spot : SOFA
16. Relative of largo : LENTO
17. William, for one : CONQUEROR
19. Moldings : OGEES
20. Cabbage dish, for short : KRAUT
21. LBJ and others : MONOGRAMS
23. Elusive fellow : EEL
25. Bulgarian coin : LEV
26. Gaelic : ERSE
27. "Faerie Queene" poet : SPENSER
31. Sooner than : ERE
33. Military abbr. : CINC
34. Chef d'___ : OEUVRE
37. Affectionate name : MOM
40. Infrequently : ONCEINALIFETIME
43. Lilliputian : WEE
44. City on Rio Grande : LAREDO
45. Unusual person : ONER
46. Leyden, for one : JAR
47. Search into : INQUIRE
49. Chicken-out word : SHOO
52. Indistinct : DIM
55. Nobleman in France : DUC
56. Mariner's aid : NORTHSTAR
59. "Oh, how ___ to get up . . . " : IHATE
63. Choleric : IRATE
64. Roman province in Gaul : AQUITANIA
66. Religious plate : PATEN
67. Abner's friend and others : LUMS
68. Sgts., etc. : NCOS
69. Sitka vehicles : SLEDS
70. Barks : YIPS
71. Unit of force : DYNE
Down
1. Sailing maneuver : TACK
2. Cupid : AMOR
3. Fine cloth : PINA
4. Gin-player's holding : SEQUENCE
5. "Peer Gynt" character : ASE
6. Frat house section : DORM
7. "___ and his money . . . " : AFOOL
8. River of W. W. I : MARNE
9. Kind of slipper : CLOG
10. Symbol of cruelty : LEGREE
11. Close, to poets : ANEAR
12. Arrests : STEMS
13. Hoss-thief chasers : POSSE
18. Indians of West : UTES
22. Doting : OVERFOND
24. Bernstein and others : LEONARDS
27. Unwieldy craft : SCOW
28. Maine symbol : PINE
29. Noun ending : ENCE
30. Kind of admiral : REAR
32. Caddoan Indian : REE
35. Rubber tree : ULE
36. Cousin of veni : VIDI
37. Kind of skirt : MINI
38. Biblical measure : OMER
39. Not more than : MERE
41. Waterfront group: Abbr. : ILA
42. ___ go : TOUCHAND
46. Made a memo : JOTTED
48. Stop : QUIT
49. Tiny bits : SNIPS
50. Of a time interval : HORAL
51. Harangue : ORATE
53. Land of Apennines : ITALY
54. Chilean shrub for wine-making : MAQUI
57. Excitable ones : HENS
58. Fragmented governing group : RUMP
60. Noun suffix : ANCY
61. Action suffix : TION
62. Lighten : EASE
65. Philatelist's concern: Abbr. : ISS

Answer summary: 1 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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