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New York Times, Monday, February 22, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,863
Across
1. Academic lowly : FROSH
6. Papal cape : ORALE
11. Air org. : CAB
14. Capone contemporary : LEPKE
15. Spring flower : LILAC
16. Part of H.M.S. : HER
17. Mercurochrome and others : ANTISEPTICS
19. Common verb : ARE
20. Fuel : GAS
21. German admiral : SPEE
22. Mystic cards : TAROT
24. Spanish uncles : TIOS
25. Guru's relative : SWAMI
27. Crowns : TIARAS
30. Jews living outside Palestine : DIASPORA
33. ___-arm : ARMIN
34. Gene or Grace : KELLY
35. Waiter's concern : TIP
36. Bore : REAM
37. Seasonal song : CAROL
38. Weather abbr. : TEMP
39. Noun suffix : ING
40. Hook features : BARBS
41. Cheese shape : WHEEL
42. Scantily : MEAGERLY
44. Frame for candles : HEARSE
45. Approaches : NEARS
46. French port : CAEN
47. Edsel, for one : LOSER
49. Food fish : CARP
50. ___-relief : BAS
53. Mary Todd's husband : ABE
54. Self-reliant : INDEPENDENT
58. Dash's partner : DOT
59. Fanatic, in France : SEIDE
60. Like an egg : OVATE
61. Firm up : SET
62. Epic writer : HOMER
63. Multiplication word : TIMES
Down
1. Banner : FLAG
2. "Carpetbaggers" name : RENA
3. Chooses : OPTS
4. Specialized strip of wood : SKI
5. Mercenary : HESSIAN
6. Wine pitchers : OLPES
7. Formal act : RITE
8. Baba : ALI
9. Fond du ___ : LAC
10. Overpowering emotion : ECSTASY
11. Ben Hur, for instance : CHARIOTEER
12. Prefix for gram or naut : AERO
13. Harte : BRET
18. Certain poetry : EPOS
23. Elec. unit : AMP
24. Edge : TRIM
25. Missile sites : SILOS
26. Berlin sight : WALL
27. River of China : TARIM
28. Castle or Dunne : IRENE
29. Resort near tip of L.I. : AMAGANSETT
30. Epsom Downs event : DERBY
31. Frosts : RIMES
32. Strudel component : APPLE
34. Marx and others : KARLS
37. Vikki : CARR
38. Conjunction : THAN
40. Like the market at times : BEARISH
41. Jesus' words to widow : WEEPNOT
43. Exclamation : GEE
44. March animal : HARE
46. Prank : CAPER
47. Young ones : LADS
48. Instrument : OBOE
49. Give in : CEDE
50. Radiate : BEAM
51. Stake : ANTE
52. Jean d'Arc et al. : STES
55. Recent: Prefix : NEO
56. Kind of wit : DIM
57. Roman 506 : DVI

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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