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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

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Students & seniors
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
17. Lose out : MISSTHEBUS
19. Neglect : OMIT
20. Useful receptacle : ASHTRAY
21. City near Brisbane : IPSWICH
23. Audience : EAR
24. Dyes : STAINS
25. Kind of telephone hookup : FOURPARTY
29. 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
1. 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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