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New York Times, Tuesday, February 16, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { V X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,857
Across
1
Fixes the piano : TUNES
6
Name in long-run show : ABIE
10
Like some trains : LATE
14
Separated : APART
15
Colt : FOAL
16
Miss Claire and others : INAS
17
Subjects of Haile Selassie : ETHIOPIANS
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Burden : ONUS
20
Mauna ___ : LOA
21
Shopping place : MART
22
Native : INNATE
24
Shrew of musical : KATE
25
Part of A.D. : ANNO
26
Arab, for one : SEMITE
29
Species of buttercup : CROWFOOT
33
Salty deposit in lake basins : TRONA
34
Evening: Fr. : SOIR
35
Brazilian palm : JARA
36
Wagner series : RING
37
Analyze in a way : PARSE
38
Hagen and others : UTAS
39
Prefix for morph or plasm : ECTO
40
Opposite the wind : ALEE
41
Peaceful places : EDENS
42
Customer of an inn : WAYFARER
44
Bead of carnelian : ARANGO
45
Outfits : KITS
46
God of Memphis : PTAH
47
South Pacific island : TAHITI
50
Rests : SITS
51
Scottish negative : NAE
54
Irish islands : ARAN
55
With 10 Down, words for Haile Selassie : CONQUERING
58
Opposite of plu. : SING
59
Stead : LIEU
60
French income : RENTE
61
Lip : SASS
62
German river : ELBE
63
Riser : STAIR
Down
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Chinese weight : TAEL
2
Until : UPTO
3
City of Okinawa : NAHA
4
Silkworm : ERI
5
Leaf openings : STOMATA
6
Burning : AFIRE
7
Gravy holder : BOAT
8
Fleming : IAN
9
Home of Hamlet : ELSINORE
10
See 55 Across : LIONOFJUDAH
11
O'Neill's Christie : ANNA
12
Strained : TAUT
13
Being: Lat. : ESSE
18
Spread : PATE
23
Wind direction : NNW
24
Epithet for Selassie : KINGOFKINGS
25
Get up : ARISE
26
Scatter : STREW
27
Heath genus : ERICA
28
British W. W. II general, to friends : MONTY
29
Kitchen utensil : CORER
30
Of a grain : OATEN
31
Zoo animal, for short : ORANG
32
Italian poet : TASSO
34
White or fire events : SALES
37
Small bit : PARTICLE
41
Blackboard needs : ERASERS
43
River island : AIT
44
Aleutian island : ATTU
46
Wounded vanity : PIQUE
47
Russian agency : TASS
48
Concert selection : ARIA
49
Dutch skater's name : HANS
50
Rebuke, in Scotland : SNEB
51
Vessel of 1492 : NINA
52
No-voter : ANTI
53
German river : EGER
56
Salad topping : OIL
57
Soak, as flax : RET

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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