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New York Times, Wednesday, February 10, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,851
Across
1. River fish : SHAD
5. Sew : BASTE
10. A, b, etc.: Abbr. : LTRS
14. Invigorating : WINY
15. Kind of committee : ADHOC
16. Like ___ potato : AHOT
17. Times of day : AFTERNOONS
19. Hindu sacred writings : VEDA
20. Something easy : PIE
21. Mean one : OGRE
22. Stage drapery : TEASER
24. Lawn wrecker : MOLE
25. Deer : BAMBI
26. Recently : OFLATE
29. Millinery items : HATBOXES
32. Cinder : SLAG
33. Lake : ERIE
34. Greek letter : TAU
35. Travel agent's suggestion : CARIBBEANCRUISE
40. S. A. country : ARG
41. Imparted : LENT
42. Origin : SEED
43. L. I. Sound resort : RYEBEACH
45. Group of French students : CLASSE
47. Antiquated : MUSTY
48. Mansard : ROOF
49. Richard's need : AHORSE
51. Major ___ : DOMO
52. Sternward : AFT
55. Defeat : ROUT
56. Dec. 31 need : NOISEMAKER
59. Choir voice : ALTO
60. Opened : UNDID
61. Desert lizard : GILA
62. German highway : BAHN
63. Spring bloomer : PEONY
64. However : ONLY
Down
1. Exchange : SWAP
2. Stereo set : HIFI
3. Stake : ANTE
4. Color : DYE
5. Bracelet : BANGLE
6. Worship : ADORE
7. Brogan : SHOE
8. Weight : TON
9. Rapturous : ECSTATIC
10. Ceremonial basin : LAVABO
11. Decade : THESIXTIES
12. Took a cab : RODE
13. Headliner : STAR
18. Take hold : ROOT
23. Live coal : EMBER
24. Crèche figures : MAGI
25. Farm unit : BARN
26. Famed statuette : OSCAR
27. Gaudy : FLARY
28. Bass variety : LARGEMOUTH
29. Moor : HEATH
30. Relaxes : EASES
31. Leather : SUEDE
36. "___ you!" : BLESS
37. Like scrambled eggs : BEATENUP
38. Ref. work : ENCY
39. Flying initials : USAF
44. Richard : BURTON
45. Stage fare : COMEDY
46. Place for woof : LOOM
48. Varnish ingredient : ROSIN
49. Bedouin : ARAB
50. Señor's greeting : HOLA
51. Caper : DIDO
52. Related : AKIN
53. Chop down : FELL
54. Waiter's gear : TRAY
57. Pronoun : ONE
58. Long ___ : AGO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 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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