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New York Times, Saturday, February 6, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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B
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B
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B
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L
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O
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L
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O
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H
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U
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K
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L
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R
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J
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W
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P
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R
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L
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O
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N
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P
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N
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F
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O
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H
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A
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,847
Across
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Scraps : ORTS
5
Isaac's mother : SARAH
10
Troy campus: Abbr. : RPI
13
Incubator sound : PEEP
14
Certain small planes : ONESEATERS
17
Abundant in shade trees : ELMY
18
Typewriter part : BACKSPACER
19
Never: Ger. : NIE
20
Call's partner : BECK
21
Pointed arch : OGIVE
22
Venetian painter : BARBARELLI
26
Village on the Arno : STIA
27
Pungent vegetable : ONION
28
Nobleman : EARL
30
Photo developer's abbr. : ENL
31
Numerical prefix : OCTO
32
"Sierra Madre" star : HUSTON
34
Legend, as on a map : KEY
35
Michigan city : LANSING
36
Hindu reign : RAJ
39
Jets' predecessors : TITANS
40
Catawba, for one : WINE
41
Certain artist: Abbr. : PTR
44
Concrete piece : SLAB
45
S. A. capital : LAPAZ
46
Man's name : OREN
48
Cause irritation : EXASPERATE
51
Athenian of drama : TIMON
53
Not one : NARY
54
Commit a holdup : ROB
55
Nonsense : FLAPDOODLE
58
Nail or secret : FILE
59
All over the place : UBIQUITOUS
60
Acclaim : HAIL
61
Scottish waterfall : LYN
62
Does a bank job : LENDS
63
Anecdote collections : ANAS
Down
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Something fully known : OPENBOOK
2
Attitude of trust : RELIANCE
3
Undue boldness : TEMERITY
4
Cooper character : SPY
5
Abstemious : SOBER
6
Have ___ in the hole : ANACE
7
Complete irresponsibility : RECKLESSABANDON
8
Invite : ASK
9
"For ___ a jolly good . . . " : HES
10
Perform in a way : RECITE
11
Musican Andre : PREVIN
12
"Life ___! life is earnest!" : ISREAL
15
G.I. mailing address : APO
16
Puts out a base-runner : TAGS
20
Rule out : BAN
23
Stadium bird : BOO
24
Cicero's tongue : LATIN
25
Fetters : IRONS
29
Coat's inside: Abbr. : LNG
32
Selassie : HAILE
33
Remove from impost lists : UNTAX
35
Mil. officers : LTS
36
Situated by water : RIPARIAN
37
Asian part of Turkey : ANATOLIA
38
Wicked women : JEZEBELS
40
Trojan or Crimean : WAR
41
Quantity, as of soup : POTFUL
42
Soft felt hat : TRILBY
43
Stay : REMAIN
45
Rocket expert Willy : LEY
47
Between M and R : NOPQ
49
Spanish toast : SALUD
50
Part of the media : PRESS
52
South Bend campus: Abbr. : NDU
56
Linseed product : OIL
57
Native of: Suffix : OTE
58
Gov't agency : FHA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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