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New York Times, Wednesday, February 24, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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Across Down
1. Does housework : MOPS
5. Burst of energy : BANG
9. Prepares gifts : WRAPS
14. "We'll tak ___ o' kindness . . . " : ACUP
15. Asian sea : ARAL
16. Emulator : RIVAL
17. Question closely : CATECHIZE
19. Express an idea : OPINE
20. Light blue : ALICE
21. Identified : DIAGNOSED
23. Newspaper item : WANTAD
25. Hosiery mishaps : SNAGS
26. Prefixes meaning inner : ESOS
28. Reaches : GETSTO
32. Discover by diligence : FERRETOUT
37. Warehouse : DEPOT
38. Australian native, for short : ABO
39. Jackrabbits : HARES
41. Jackie's spouse : ARI
42. ___ up (appears) : CROPS
45. Determines exactly : PINPOINTS
48. Adds up : TOTALS
50. Rag, for one : DOLL
51. ___ Peak : PIKES
54. Converse in a way : TALKAT
58. Was nosy : PRIEDINTO
62. Famed Finnish runner : NURMI
63. Bizarre : OUTRE
64. Makes tentative inquiries : SOUNDSOUT
66. Chemical compound : ESTER
67. Major, or Minor : URSA
68. First word of Mass. motto : ENSE
69. Ballistic missiles : THORS
70. ___ out (supplements) : EKES
71. Rural highway hazard : DEER
1. Parrot : MACAW
2. Florida city : OCALA
3. Deposit : PUTIN
4. Phantom : SPECTER
5. Scrooge word : BAH
6. Like the Gobi : ARID
7. Hitler and others : NAZIS
8. Gather : GLEAN
9. Maligned : WRONGED
10. Counterstroke : RIPOSTE
11. Girl's name : AVIS
12. Breaded: Fr. : PANE
13. Coaster : SLED
18. Stop : CEASE
22. One-liner : GAG
24. "The lady ___ protest too much" : DOTH
27. Soft ___ : SOAP
29. Bridge : SPAN
30. Wrongful act : TORT
31. U.S. inventor : OTIS
32. Truth : FACT
33. Spanish river : EBRO
34. Fountainhead : ROOT
35. Swiss canton : URI
36. Watch over : TEND
40. Sully : SPOT
43. Decorator : PAPERER
44. Baseball pitches : SLIDERS
46. Warner of Chan films : OLAND
47. Treated unjustly : ILLUSED
49. ___ lift : SKI
52. Result : ENSUE
53. Wading bird : STORK
55. Danish coin : KRONE
56. Charm : AMUSE
57. Strength of a solution : TITER
58. Sandburg : POET
59. Carry the football : RUSH
60. Give ___ (scold) : ITTO
61. English river : OUSE
65. Pensacola site: Abbr. : NAS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later.

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