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New York Times, Wednesday, March 10, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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H
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O
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M
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R
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H
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F
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Y
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C
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M
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,879
Across
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Four-bagger : HOMER
6
Handy Latin abbr. : ETAL
10
First name of Mrs. F.D.R. : ANNA
14
Maine town : ORONO
15
S. A. bird : RHEA
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Biblical kingdom : MOAB
17
Biblical victim of hanging : HAMAN
18
Headland : NESS
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Covet : ENVY
20
Unusual fellow : ONER
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Legacies, in old days : HERITANCES
23
Fictional captain : NEMO
25
Gardner : ERLE
26
Loop travelers : ELS
27
Matched group : SET
29
French dugout : ABRI
31
Nautical direction : ESE
33
Reeds : OBOES
35
Tourist stop in India : AGRA
37
Antarctic sea : ROSS
41
Elusive quest of explorers : FOUNTAINOFYOUTH
44
Part of Saturn's rings : ANSA
45
Kind of joint : CLIP
46
Port of ancient Rome : OSTIA
47
Part of a Scottish name : MAC
49
___ miss : NEAR
51
B. & O. and L. & N. : RRS
52
Controversial plane: Abbr. : SST
55
Underpinnings : LEGS
57
People of old Gaul : REMI
59
Detailed report : WHITEPAPER
62
Soil: Prefix : AGRO
65
"Othello" role : IAGO
66
Former ruler : TSAR
67
Horatio : ALGER
68
Old-World duck : SMEW
69
Roof finials : EPIS
70
Blabbermouth : SIEVE
71
Hindu weights : SERS
72
English sand hill : DENE
73
Lands : ACRES
Down
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Santa sounds : HOHO
2
Algerian port : ORAN
3
Kind of occasion : MOMENTOUS
4
Lake in Finland : ENARE
5
Swoboda : RON
6
Sea eagle : ERNE
7
Words for Franco's regime : THEREIGNINSPAIN
8
Odin and followers : AESIR
9
Subject of Holmes poem : LASTLEAF
10
Sobeit : AMEN
11
Present occasion : NONCE
12
Variety of orange : NAVEL
13
Chasm : ABYSS
21
What troublemakers raise : HOB
22
Roman bronze : AES
24
Spar : MAST
27
Living-room piece : SOFA
28
Black : EBON
30
Shore bird : RAIL
32
Greek god : EROS
34
Hindu grant : ENAM
36
Cable : ROPE
38
South Sea island boat : OUTRIGGER
39
Agitate : STIR
40
Wild sheep of India : SHAS
42
Generally recognized : ACCEPTED
43
Olden days : YORE
48
Beverage : ALE
50
Timetable abbr. : ARR
52
Type of cheese : SWISS
53
Disgrace : SHAME
54
" . . . ___ burning bright" : TIGER
56
Quebec area : GASPE
58
Of apples : MALIC
60
Pulls : TOWS
61
Gaelic : ERSE
63
Dream, in Paris : REVE
64
Wolframite et al. : ORES
67
"Not ___ Stranger" : ASA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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