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New York Times, Saturday, February 20, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { G J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,861
Across Down
1. Simple : DAFT
5. Not ruddy : PALE
9. Union general at Shiloh : BUELL
14. Paris' field : ORLY
15. Terrible or Great : IVAN
16. Final stanza of a ballade : ENVOI
17. Mythomaniac : LIAR
18. Attend to : TAKECAREOF
20. Take, as a plea : COP
21. Apple section : CORE
22. Everlasting, long ago : ETERNE
23. Minstrel performer : ENDMAN
25. Teasdale and others : SARAS
27. Wild ___ : OATS
28. Big W. W. I guns : BERTHAS
32. Tropical Asian tree : ASOKA
34. Selected : CHOSE
36. ___ way : ONE
37. Mineral deposits : LODES
38. Secreted : HID
39. Alloy of lead and tin : TERNE
41. Follower of fa : SOL
42. Instant : TRICE
44. More unusual : RARER
45. Dreamy : ONEIRIC
47. Desertlike : SERE
48. Informal taboos : NONOS
50. Showy plants : CANNAS
53. Noisy-eating sounds : CHOMPS
56. Unit of illumination : PHOT
58. House part : DEN
59. Six-sided solid : HEXAHEDRON
61. Metalware : TOLE
62. Mountain ridge : ARETE
63. Palm product : DATE
64. Ump's concern : RULE
65. Flat sides : PANES
66. Hurricane areas : EYES
67. Danube tributary : ISAR
1. Music direction : DOLCE
2. Talking horse of Greek myth : ARION
3. Nonsense : FLAPDOODLE
4. Norse war god : TYR
5. Mountain-climbing gear : PITONS
6. Caucasian language : AVAR
7. Finger and Great : LAKES
8. Direction : ENE
9. Scram : BEATARETREAT
10. Disquiet : UNREST
11. "Thanks ___ so much" : EVER
12. Diving bird : LOON
13. Prison sentence : LIFE
19. Roman goddess : CERES
21. Utter disasters : CATASTROPHES
24. Render : MAKE
26. Habitation : ABODE
29. Dreadful : HORRENDOUS
30. ___ of Cleves : ANNE
31. Al Capp's Old Man Mose : SEER
32. ___-ran : ALSO
33. Quickly : SOON
34. Marx brother : CHICO
35. This: Lat. : HIC
40. ___ a reputation : EARN
43. Henna, for one : RINSE
46. Prisoner : INMATE
47. Tea cakes : SCONES
49. Cut-flower display : SPRAY
51. Amazon slain by Hercules : AELLA
52. Insulting expression : SNEER
53. Fellow : CHAP
54. Wife of Zeus : HERA
55. Bovines : OXEN
57. French innkeeper : HOTE
60. D-Day leader : DDE
61. Prefix for angle : TRI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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