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New York Times, Saturday, February 27, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 332 (avg 1.72)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,868
Across
1
Brown ore : PACO
5
Tooth : MOLAR
10
Genesis name : SHEM
14
"Now ___ me down to sleep" : ILAY
15
Rope fiber : ABACA
16
Role in a play : HERO
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Lose out : MISSTHEBUS
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Neglect : OMIT
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Useful receptacle : ASHTRAY
21
City near Brisbane : IPSWICH
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Audience : EAR
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Dyes : STAINS
25
Kind of telephone hookup : FOURPARTY
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Gulled : DUPED
32
___ of Court : INNS
33
___ alai : JAI
34
Breeze : ZEPHYR
35
Mae West role : LIL
36
Byron work : MANFRED
38
Time period : ERA
39
Dough : MOOLAH
41
Low-key lie : FIB
42
Stern : GRIM
43
Hairnet : SNOOD
44
Partridge locales : PEARTREES
46
Ladder-like : SCALAR
48
Surface measure : ARE
49
Special pitcher : CREAMER
51
Tornado : TWISTER
55
Tip : HINT
56
Stereo devotee : AUDIOPHILE
58
Nautical term : ALEE
59
Belief : CREDO
60
To ___ (everyone) : AMAN
61
Tidy up, in Scotland : REDD
62
Cut : HEWED
63
Make right : MEND
Down
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Cotton fabric : PIMA
2
Muhammad and others : ALIS
3
Till contents : CASH
4
Seafood : OYSTERS
5
High Hindu : MAHARAJAH
6
Mind : OBEY
7
Testing place : LAB
8
Keenness : ACUITY
9
Mexican dance : RASPA
10
Exposed : SHOWNUP
11
New World, for one : HEMISPHERE
12
Explorer : ERIC
13
Closet menace : MOTH
18
Kind of door : TRAP
22
___ with (favored) : SIDED
24
More formal : STIFFER
25
Movies : FILMS
26
Pungent bulb : ONION
27
Set free : UNLOOSENED
28
Fled : RAN
30
Mountain nest : EYRIE
31
Small amounts : DRAMS
34
Tropical tree : ZEBRAWOOD
36
Term of address : MADAM
37
Small inlet : RIA
40
Found : LOCATED
42
British economist : GRESHAM
44
Set of jewelry : PARURE
45
Junket : TRIP
47
Percolate : LEACH
49
Scorch : CHAR
50
Miff : RILE
51
Non-waiter : TIDE
52
See 51 Down : TIME
53
Vitality : ELAN
54
Tear : REND
57
3,000-mile radar : DEW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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