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New York Times, Saturday, March 20, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q U Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,889

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Across
1. Cicatrix : SCAR
5. Tennis stroke : SERVE
10. Beseech : PRAY
14. Player on dealer's right : PONE
15. Garment : CLOAK
16. Let up : EASE
17. Ending : AMEN
18. Greta Garbo word : ALONE
19. Nothing, in Paris : RIEN
20. Moon : SATELLITE
22. Reference book : ATLAS
23. Shows emotion : WEEPS
24. Silk maker : ERI
25. U.S. agency: Abbr. : REA
28. Craft : ART
29. Bee, for one : STINGER
33. Fitzgerald : ELLA
35. E.S.P. : SIXTHSENSE
37. Drink: Fr. : BOIRE
39. Vehicle : CAR
40. Growing out : ENATE
41. Gets under the skin : AGGRAVATES
44. Migration : TREK
45. ___ Assembly : GENERAL
46. Legal man: Abbr. : ATT
48. Draft agency: Abbr. : SSS
49. Anne, for one : STE
50. Smudge : SMEAR
52. Half a fifth : TENTH
55. E.S.P. : TELEPATHY
59. Double curve : OGEE
60. Rhino's relative : TAPIR
61. Bakery items : PIES
62. One beyond belief : LIAR
63. Shallow : INANE
64. Concerning : INRE
65. Vipers : ASPS
66. Gave the eye to : OGLED
67. Ruminant : DEER
Down
1. Hot and Warm Springs : SPAS
2. Part of comet's head : COMA
3. Dill herb : ANET
4. Resume : RENEW
5. Alpinists : SCALERS
6. Oval : ELLIPTICAL
7. Digs : ROOTS
8. Wind indicator : VANE
9. Make out : EKE
10. Apt : PERTINENT
11. Fence part : RAIL
12. Befuddled : ASEA
13. Hankerings : YENS
21. Meadow : LEA
22. Become active : ARISE
24. Biblical verb ending : ETH
25. Package again : REBAG
26. Funeral oration : ELOGE
27. Adjust : ALIGN
29. Teardrop contour : STREAMLINE
30. Growls : GNARS
31. Colorado park : ESTES
32. Gives off : REEKS
34. Lightning guards : ARRESTERS
36. Totem pole : XAT
38. Mother or Good : EARTH
42. ___ victus (woe to the conquered) : VAE
43. Used a tiller : STEERED
47. Kind of dance : TAP
50. Flower part : SEPAL
51. Quick : RAPID
52. Weight of India : TOLA
53. Sponsorship : EGIS
54. Tide : NEAP
55. Strong flavor : TANG
56. Antler point : TINE
57. Roll-call response : HERE
58. River in Belgium : YSER
60. Spanish relative : TIO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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