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New York Times, Wednesday, February 17, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,858
Across
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Breathe in a way : PANT
5
Pacific sight : ATOLL
10
Anarchist Goldman : EMMA
14
Excessive : OVER
15
Stop : CEASE
16
Close : NEAR
17
Raced : TORE
18
Nobelist in medicine, 1958 : TATUM
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Branches : RAMI
20
Stuck-up : SNOBBISH
22
Made a speech : ORATED
24
Isolated : LONE
25
Easy job : SNAP
26
Arithmetic chore : ADDING
29
Tosses, as chicken feed : SCATTERS
33
Solution : BRINE
34
Forest opening : GLADE
35
Myrna : LOY
36
Extended : LONG
37
Sudden outburst : FLARE
38
Pan, for one : FAUN
39
Hitler's love : EVA
40
Urbane : SUAVE
41
Part of a poem : CANTO
42
Recount at length : REHEARSE
44
Did a floor job : SANDED
45
"___ well" : ALLS
46
Dead Sea feature : SALT
47
Hi-fi gear : STEREO
50
Cartoonist : ANIMATOR
54
Mountain lake : TARN
55
Up to : UNTIL
57
Truck, for short : SEMI
58
Cap ___ : APIE
59
Hollow stone : GEODE
60
Eye part : IRIS
61
Papyrus, for one : REED
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U.S. painter : HOMER
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Pay up : ANTE
Down
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Utensils : POTS
2
English river : AVON
3
Roman violinist : NERO
4
Multiplying in a way : TREBLING
5
Temporary : ACTING
6
Taunt : TEASE
7
Sworn statement : OATH
8
Baton Rouge campus : LSU
9
Picnic fare : LEMONADE
10
Transported : ENRAPT
11
Gist : MEAT
12
Lansbury role : MAME
13
Dry : ARID
21
Prepare for a test, with "up" : BONE
23
Scold : RATE
25
Kind of crow : SCARE
26
More capable : ABLER
27
Herd : DROVE
28
Shore : DINAH
29
Aesop, for one : SLAVE
30
Antelope : ELAND
31
A.A.A. map marking : ROUTE
32
Council : SYNOD
34
Tumbler : GLASS
37
Leave : FURLOUGH
38
Disney film : FANTASIA
40
Store-ad subject : SALE
41
Peaceful : CALM
43
Deserved : EARNED
44
Masted ship : SAILER
46
Nasty : SNIDE
47
Regulus : STAR
48
Recording : TAPE
49
Pa. city : ERIE
50
Power source : ATOM
51
Sea bird : TERN
52
Leave out : OMIT
53
Slope : RISE
56
Recent: Prefix : NEO

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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