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New York Times, Monday, March 22, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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E
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N
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A
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,891
Across
1
Organic compound : ENOL
5
Béchamel, for one : SAUCE
10
Sod : TURF
14
Art movement : DADA
15
Test : ASSAY
16
Type of eye : EVIL
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Worldwide : EVERYWHERE
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French name : RENE
20
N.Y.-Wash. liner : METRO
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Open space for walking : ESPLANADE
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Guarantee : ASSURE
25
Gabor : EVA
26
Itinerant : PERIPATETIC
32
Marbles : MIBS
35
Growl : GNAR
36
Fortification : REDAN
38
Nabokov book : ADA
39
Fig-bearing plants of India : BOTREES
41
Position : LIE
42
Volcano of Martinique : PELEE
44
Verve : ELAN
45
Mailed : SENT
46
Word for Big Brother : OMNIPRESENT
49
Double helix : DNA
50
Most positive : SUREST
54
Defame : DENIGRATE
60
City in Bengal : DACCA
61
Norwegian king : OLAV
62
See 46 Across : UBIQUITOUS
64
Gull : DUPE
65
Return : RECUR
66
Charity : ALMS
67
Cheers : OLES
68
Venner or Dinsmore : ELSIE
69
___ majesty : LESE
Down
1
Swelling : EDEMA
2
Church parts : NAVES
3
U.S. dramatist : ODETS
4
Thrashes : LARRUPS
5
Adage : SAW
6
Tennis star : ASHE
7
Takes advantage of : USES
8
Nag : CARP
9
Small hole : EYELET
10
Threefold : TERNATE
11
Eye part : UVEA
12
Cheese covering : RIND
13
Escape : FLEE
18
Bygone times : YORE
22
States : AVERS
24
Therefore : ERGO
27
Among: Prefix : INTER
28
Speak: Fr. : PARLE
29
Spaces : AREAS
30
Useless : IDLE
31
Biblical brother : CAIN
32
Gas-station perquisite : MAP
33
Conception prefix : IDEO
34
Ointment : BALM
37
Snare : NET
39
Human : BEING
40
Chemical suffixes : ENES
43
Greens : ENDIVES
45
Layered : STRATAL
47
Matched set of jewels : PARURE
48
Bare: Prefix : NUDI
51
Lycée's relative : ECOLE
52
Drosses : SCUMS
53
Armor plate : TASSE
54
Old fogy : DODO
55
Jewish month : ELUL
56
Neck part : NAPE
57
Actor Walter : ABEL
58
Twitchings : TICS
59
Same: Prefix : EQUI
63
English river : URE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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