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New York Times, Thursday, March 25, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 330 (avg 1.73)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,894
Across Down
1. Operatic ruler : BORIS
6. Be effusive : GUSH
10. Jug : TOBY
14. Precise : EXACT
15. Grayish mineral : URAO
16. Inter ___ : ALIA
17. Current playwright : ALBEE
18. Modern form of hauling : PIGGYBACK
20. Josh : RIB
21. Medium's messages : RAPS
23. Puts a certain ball in play : SERVES
24. Thicket, in Britain : SPINNEY
26. Asian : THAI
27. Racetrack character : TOUT
28. Bar tidbits : PRETZELS
32. Wallop : CREAM
34. Howe : ELIAS
35. River island : AIT
36. Indian nurse : AYAH
37. Fair-haired boy : BLOND
38. India tourist mecca : AGRA
39. Via : PER
40. Thoroughly : QUITE
41. Liquori or Ryun : MILER
42. Storms : ASSAULTS
44. Bus rider : FARE
45. ___ of laughter : GALE
46. Disheartens : DEJECTS
49. Accent : STRESS
52. Escape slowly : OOZE
53. Aloha concomitant : LEI
54. Transplant for Richard I : LIONHEART
56. Wild-apple tree : SCARB
58. Toward the mouth : ORAD
59. Season : YULE
60. Kind of eagle or owl : TAWNY
61. Old Greek platform : BEMA
62. Pieces out : EKES
63. Ford : EDSEL
1. Chicago team : BEARS
2. Hybrid primrose : OXLIP
3. TV adjunct : RABBITEARS
4. Diamonds: Slang : ICE
5. Breast bone : STERNUM
6. Aquarium favorite : GUPPY
7. Author of "Armageddon" : URIS
8. ___ Harbor, N. Y. : SAG
9. Large cask : HOGSHEAD
10. City of Iran : TABRIZ
11. Norwegian saint : OLAV
12. Hue of blue or green : BICE
13. Guffaws : YAKS
19. Irish poet : YEATS
22. Of age: Abbr. : AET
25. Danny Kaye role : NOAH
26. Threefold : TRINE
28. Conspires : PLOTS
29. Farm cultivators : EAGLECLAWS
30. Money in Salerno : LIRE
31. Headliner : STAR
32. Spanish cloak : CAPA
33. Cereal grasses : RYES
34. The Four Hundred : ELITE
37. Marksman's goal : BULLSEYE
38. Yorkshire river : AIRE
40. Annul : QUASH
41. Lèse ___ : MAJESTE
43. Program : AGENDA
44. Headgear : FEZ
46. Goes gaga over : DOTES
47. Lead and tin alloy : TERNE
48. Prophetess : SIBYL
49. Clumsy fellow : SLOB
50. Exhaust : TIRE
51. Gad : ROAM
52. Voided escutcheon : ORLE
55. Sea diver : AUK
57. No gentleman : CAD

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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