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New York Times, Monday, March 1, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { H J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,870
Across Down
1. Cutter : SLED
5. Besides : ALSO
9. Cheese : EDAM
13. 100 centavos : PESO
14. Crowbar user : PRIER
15. Partner of yep : NOPE
16. Sloth : UNAU
17. Tennis champ : LAVER
18. Trick : RUSE
19. Household item : DOUBLEBED
21. Clad : ROBED
22. Scientists' places : LABS
23. "___ things!" : OFALL
25. ___-Powell, Scouts' founder : BADEN
28. Flowed in a noisy way : GURGLED
30. Orally : ALOUD
31. Sun-dried brick : DOBIE
32. "What's up, ___?" : DOC
34. ___-garou : LOUP
35. Young fowl : POULT
36. Traveled : RODE
37. Coming-out girl : DEB
38. Fry lightly : SAUTE
39. Dud : LEMON
40. Elapses : SLIPSBY
42. That is: Lat. : IDEST
43. Surpass : EXCEL
44. Of an Asian nation : SINO
46. Terra ___ : COTTA
48. Take second helpings : EATDOUBLY
53. Grandparental : AVAL
54. Defunct car : EDSEL
55. Family business abbr. : BROS
56. Erase : DELE
57. French river : SAONE
58. Unaspirated : LENE
59. Blackens : INKS
60. Printing error : TYPO
61. Pitcher : EWER
1. Potato : SPUD
2. Cotton fabric : LENO
3. Son of Isaac : ESAU
4. Share quarters : DOUBLEUP
5. Sheiks and others : ARABS
6. Vivid : LIVE
7. React, as to twins : SEEDOUBLE
8. Hockey star : ORR
9. Enlist : ENROLL
10. Highbrow : DOUBLEDOME
11. Church part : APSE
12. Reward, old style : MEED
14. Academy freshman : PLEB
20. Set down : LAND
21. Anger : RAGE
24. Fuse by heat : FRIT
25. Undisguised : BALD
26. Bitter ___ : ALOES
27. Mumbo jumbo : DOUBLETALK
28. Swollen : GOUTY
29. Extinct birds : DODOS
31. Baseball name : DOUBLEDAY
33. Coin : CENT
35. Bullfighter's maneuver : PASE
36. Bridge call : REDOUBLE
38. Animal org. : SPCA
39. Typesetter, for short : LINO
41. Tropical fibers: Var. : IXTLES
44. Shorthand gal : STENO
45. Inactive : IDLE
46. Moslem judge : CADI
47. Kiln : OVEN
49. Wet : ASOP
50. Beer : BREW
51. Ranger or wolf : LONE
52. River to North Sea : YSER
54. Superlative suffix : EST

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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