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New York Times, Monday, April 12, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,912
Across Down
1. Guy : CHAP
5. Subway for René : METRO
10. Spat : TIFF
14. Part of ship or nut : HULL
15. Not this : OTHER
16. Sea east of Caspian : ARAL
17. Spanish bit of land : ISLA
18. Soviet mountains : URALS
19. Minor taboo : NONO
20. Underhand doings : CHICANERY
22. Sometime name in golf : AGNEW
23. Museum offering : ART
24. Battle site in France : SOMME
26. Indian chief : PONTIAC
30. "The ___ Roman . . . " : NOBLEST
34. Dies ___ : IRAE
35. Charged particle : ION
37. "From ___ to dewy eve" : NOONTO
38. Boy's name, for short : NIC
39. Ill-starred : UNLUCKY
41. Having had it, with "up" : FED
42. Verbal noun : GERUND
44. Kicker : TOE
45. Star in Cetus : MIRA
46. Willowy : SLENDER
48. Despotism : TYRANNY
50. More recent : NEWER
52. Posed : SAT
53. In a while : LATER
56. Pranks : HIGHJINKS
61. Cupid : AMOR
62. Asian city : HANOI
63. Alone : SOLO
64. U.S. weapons system : MIRV
65. German city : ESSEN
66. Yul Brynner's kingdom : SIAM
67. Sneaky name : PETE
68. One of the five W's : WHERE
69. Sea bird : ERNE
1. Smart : CHIC
2. Kind of puppies : HUSH
3. "Monarch of ___ survey" : ALLI
4. Appease : PLACATE
5. Corn squeezin's : MOUNTAINDEW
6. Common French verb : ETRE
7. "___ gold in them . . . " : THARS
8. Trust : RELYON
9. Conjunctions : ORS
10. Hybrid fruit : TANGELO
11. Press : IRON
12. Temple, old style : FANE
13. Course : FLOW
21. Onassis : ARI
22. Perth ___ : AMBOY
25. Prank : MONKEYSHINE
26. Little noises : PINGS
27. Projecting window : ORIEL
28. Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
29. Bird-wearing officer: Abbr. : COL
31. At last: Fr. : ENFIN
32. Austere : STERN
33. Yesterday tomorrow : TODAY
36. Bolt's complement : NUT
39. Place to get out from : UNDER
40. Trigonometry abbr. : COT
43. Flabbergast : UNNERVE
45. Post-impressionist : MATISSE
47. Go over again : REHASH
49. Indian sovereignty : RAJ
51. End of washing : RINSE
53. Gooseneck, e.g. : LAMP
54. Gallic friend : AMIE
55. Civil wrong : TORT
57. Word with party or theater : GOER
58. Rough et ___ : NOIR
59. Part of K.K.K. : KLAN
60. Part of : SOME
62. Chop : HEW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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