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New York Times, Saturday, April 17, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.59, Missing: { J K Q Y }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 7, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,917
Across Down
1. Kindly : GENIAL
7. Flabbergasted : AMAZED
13. Pooh's creator : AAMILNE
14. Noble's headpiece : CORONET
16. Second word of "Jabberwocky" : BRILLIG
17. Adriatic port : TRIESTE
18. Pony up : ANTE
19. American and Western : SAMOAS
21. Depression initials : NRA
22. Op. ___ : CIT
23. Shams, in Scotland : LETONS
24. Farm sounds : BAAS
25. Rummage-sale purchase : USEDITEM
27. Few and far between : SCARCE
29. Old absolutions : SHRIFTS
30. U.S. dramatist : ODETS
31. Snacked : ATE
32. Life substance : DNA
33. Greek length : STADE
36. Nonconforming : DEVIANT
40. People with deeds : OWNERS
42. Onetime tenth month : DECEMBER
43. Radiate : BEAM
44. Sly ___ : ASAFOX
46. Baboon : APE
47. Village in Sweden : REN
48. Garden implement : PRUNER
49. From Dixie: Abbr. : STHN
50. Fatty : ADIPOSE
52. Put into symbols : NOTATED
54. Greeted via the back : SLAPPED
55. Insect-eating plants : SUNDEWS
56. Ancient ascetic : ESSENE
57. Chemical compounds : ESTERS
1. Food enhancer : GARNISH
2. Signal sender : EMITTER
3. Khartoum's river : NILE
4. Out of sorts : ILL
5. Liqueur : ANISETTE
6. Envoys : LEGATES
7. Take steps : ACTON
8. Quagmire : MORASS
9. Uris hero et al. : ARIS
10. Writer Akins : ZOE
11. Catch : ENSNARE
12. Belittle : DETRACT
13. Eastern computer : ABACUS
15. Tantalizes : TEASES
20. Family member : MOM
23. Word with weight or shop : LIFTER
24. Cause of poor archery score : BADAIM
26. Royal headpiece : DIADEM
28. Like a camera lens : CONVEX
32. Proper : DECOROUS
33. Remnants: Sp. : SOBRAS
34. Dum or dee : TWEEDLE
35. Liar : ANANIAS
36. Linebacker's forte : DEFENSE
37. Hit ___ (pitch too close) : ABATTER
38. Relatives : NEPHEWS
39. Poll findings : TRENDS
41. Druid stone of England : SARSEN
42. Blocker : DAN
45. Leather : SUEDE
48. "Essay on Man" author : POPE
49. Marquis de ___ : SADE
51. Letter adjunct : PPS
53. Explosive : TNT

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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