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New York Times, Thursday, April 1, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { B J Q V Y Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 8, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9 Grid has repeated answers.
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F
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O
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O
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L
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A
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N
7
E
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N
9
T
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H
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D
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A
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R
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15
F
O
L
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U
P
T
O
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T
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M
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O
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S
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M
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R
C
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H
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C
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O
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N
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L
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R
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C
D
26
P
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A
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R
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D
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S
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E
31
M
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N
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C
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E
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A
M
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S
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M
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S
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A
R
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A
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G
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S
H
A
M
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O
N
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C
P
T
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A
N
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S
T
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T
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R
N
46
T
H
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E
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N
O
R
O
O
48
M
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T
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E
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T
H
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R
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F
O
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L
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M
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A
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L
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C
A
L
D
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M
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W
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I
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C
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E
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M
O
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S
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O
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H
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M
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67
O
N
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68
K
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L
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H
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70
L
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S
© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,901
Across
1
An old saw, with 31, 40, 46, 51, 57, 66 and 67 Across : FOOL
5
Respecting : ANENT
10
Did a farm chore : HOED
14
Site of Taj Mahal : AGRA
15
Page number : FOLIO
16
___ now : UPTO
17
Pour : TEEM
18
Expels : OUSTS
19
Grape refuse : MARC
20
Home of the Muses : HELICON
22
Stars: Fr. : ETOILES
24
" . . . ___ nisi bonum" : NIL
25
Got: Abbr. : RECD
26
Heaven : PARADISE
31
See 1 Across : MEONCE
35
French friend : AMIE
36
Certain schools: Abbr. : SEMS
38
Solos : ARIAS
39
Soldiers : GIS
40
See 1 Across : SHAMEON
42
Rank below maj. : CPT
43
"___ of robins in her hair" : ANEST
45
Sea bird : TERN
46
See 1 Across : THEE
47
Teaparty greeting for Alice : NOROOM
49
Babies : TEETHERS
51
See 1 Across : FOOL
53
West : MAE
54
Mayor: Sp. : ALCALDE
57
See 1 Across : METWICE
61
Othello : MOOR
62
"Let ___ where it is" : ITSIT
64
Arabian gulf : OMAN
65
Skinner : OTIS
66
See 1 Across : SHAME
67
See 1 Across : ONME
68
Prefix for gram or meter : KILO
69
Jinxer : HEXER
70
Hangs down : LOPS
Down
1
Fashion name : FATH
2
Pointed arch : OGEE
3
Russian city : OREL
4
Layers : LAMINAE
5
"Ask ___ question . . . " : AFOOLISH
6
Certain word : NOUN
7
Certain trains : ELS
8
Saltpeter : NITER
9
Try ___ the tide : TOSTEM
10
Container for smokes : HUMIDOR
11
Gem : OPAL
12
French verb : ETRE
13
Blanchard and Severinsen : DOCS
21
Spanish hero : CID
23
Indian, for one : OCEAN
26
Heathen : PAGAN
27
Kind of acid : AMINO
28
Stair part : RISER
29
Usher's quest : SEAT
30
Irish patriot : EMMET
32
Recess : NICHE
33
Prank : CAPER
34
Western park : ESTES
37
Withered : SERE
40
Kind of pigeon : STOOL
41
39.37 inches : ONEMETER
44
"___ good" : SOFARSO
46
Pull ___ over . . . : THEWOOL
48
Fashionable : MODISH
50
Do handwork : TAT
52
River of Hades : LETHE
54
In a frenzied manner : AMOK
55
French novelist : LOTI
56
Wind : COIL
57
Silent actor : MIME
58
"___ angel" : IMNO
59
David, for one : CAMP
60
Chemical endings : ENES
63
Band instrument : SAX

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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