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New York Times, Monday, April 19, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,919
Across Down
1. Slip up : GOOF
5. Umpire's call : SAFE
9. Out of range : AFAR
13. Prefix for bus or potent : OMNI
14. Cat, in old Rome : FELIS
15. Ridged area in Balkans : BILO
16. Stare in a way : LEER
17. Roman roads : ITERS
18. Spanish ladies: Abbr. : SRAS
19. House warmer : FIREPLACE
21. Verse : POESY
22. Toward shelter : ALEE
23. Pinnacle : SPIRE
25. Arabic demon: Var. : AFRIT
27. Human dynamo : FIREBALL
30. Marsh feature : SLIME
31. Loses color : FADES
32. ___ Juana : TIA
33. Compacts, e.g. : CARS
34. Chemical suffixes : EINES
35. Follow orders : HEED
36. Paris pal : AMI
37. God's Little and others : ACRES
38. Transport for Cleo : BARGE
39. Autumn sights : BONFIRES
41. Sixth ___ : SENSE
42. Entire range : GAMUT
43. Harmonized : SANG
44. Golf-club parts : SOLES
46. In quick succession : RAPIDFIRE
51. Arabian noble : EMIR
52. Drawing room : SALON
53. Favorite : IDOL
54. Hindu queen : RANI
55. Separated : APART
56. Buttons and others : REDS
57. Word with hand or boot : FREE
58. Old domestic slave : ESNE
59. Common Latin verb : ESSE
1. Drivers' game : GOLF
2. Sacred Buddhist mountain : OMEI
3. Unique person : ONER
4. Pistols, etc. : FIREARMS
5. Bristles : SETAE
6. Herring : ALEC
7. Homes : FIRESIDES
8. Curve : ESS
9. Take in : ABSORB
10. Certain circus performers : FIREEATERS
11. "___, poor Yorick" : ALAS
12. Incarnadine : ROSY
14. ___ mignon : FILET
20. Ballet bend : PLIE
21. Simple Simon's quest : PIES
24. V.I.P. : PRES
25. Poplar : ALAMO
26. Target area : FIRINGLINE
27. Churches, in poetry : FANES
28. Feudal figure : LIEGE
29. Burden : LADE
30. Tomboy's knee décor : SCAB
31. Certain buildings : FIRETRAPS
34. Light color : ECRU
35. Pend : HANGFIRE
37. Directs : AIMS
38. River feature : BEND
40. Spenser's Queene : FAERIE
41. Lo or Louis : SAINT
43. Germ cell : SPORE
44. Helot : SERF
45. Khayyam : OMAR
47. Ladd : ALAN
48. ___ of March : IDES
49. Reels' companions : RODS
50. Other : ELSE
52. So, old style : SAE

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

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