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New York Times, Friday, April 16, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,916
Across
1. French cake : BABA
5. Headwear : TAM
8. Jewelry unit : BEAD
12. Sullies : SOILS
13. Big bird : EMU
14. Brother of Moses : AARON
16. Pentateuch : TORAH
17. Relative of Mayday : SOS
18. Metric volume : STERE
19. Fish sauce : ALEC
20. Ann Corio specialty : STRIPTEASE
22. Rubber rings : GASKETS
24. French city : CAEN
25. Poem : ODE
26. Greek letters : PHIS
27. Knot lace : TAT
30. Naturally spoken : ALOUD
33. Jack of TV : PAAR
34. Good guy : HERO
35. Words on an old burlesque marquee : SEXTYGIRLSSEXTY
38. Composer Charles : IVES
39. Indigo : ANIL
40. Pet peeves : HATES
41. Author Rand : AYN
42. Largest deer : ELKS
43. Chap : LAD
44. Figure-skating move : AXEL
45. Slight : NEGLECT
49. Some comics : TOPBANANAS
53. Frivolous : IDLE
54. Serve : AVAIL
55. Where Salome dances : MET
56. Bulb : ONION
57. Poet Stephen or William : BENET
58. Mother of Julie : PAT
59. Proofs of payment: Abbr. : RECTS
60. Cape : NESS
61. Pen : STY
62. Crumbs : ORTS
Down
1. College-song word : BOOLA
2. Buenos ___ : AIRES
3. Some skits : BLACKOUTS
4. Residue : ASH
5. Lab jobs : TESTS
6. Love god : AMOR
7. Theater : MUSICHALL
8. Stitches : BASTES
9. Eroded : EATEN
10. Space : AREA
11. Beetles : DORS
12. Kind of party : STAG
15. Born: Fr. : NEE
20. Holy woman: Abbr. : STE
21. Couples : PAIRS
23. Spinning air : EDDY
26. Old-World capital : PARIS
27. Subject : TEXT
28. Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
29. Trifles : TOYS
30. Eastern area : ASIA
31. Impost : LEVY
32. Bovines : OXEN
33. Spots that flatter : PINKLAMPS
34. Star : HEADLINER
36. Greek physician : GALEN
37. Rug type : SHAG
42. Ennobles : EXALTS
43. French article : LES
44. "___ Irish Rose" : ABIES
45. Smart : NATTY
46. Command : EDICT
47. Lumps : CLOTS
48. Some bills : TENS
49. Bar I.O.U. : TAB
50. Hot place : OVEN
51. Flat side : PANE
52. Great, to the younger set : NEAT
56. Gold: Sp. : ORO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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