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New York Times, Friday, April 2, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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N
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F
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V
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P
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D
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,902
Across
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Attire : GARB
5
Logan or elder : BERRY
10
Mussorgsky's mountain : BALD
14
Love in Toledo : AMOR
15
In turmoil : AROAR
16
"Un Bel Di," for example : ARIA
17
Instrument : OBOE
18
N.Y.C. events of 1863 : RIOTS
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Bench's team : REDS
20
Irreverent rhymes : LIMERICKS
22
Warhol film : TRASH
23
___ ex machina : DEUS
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Greek goddess : NIKE
26
Rill : STREAM
29
Poisonous plant : ACONITE
33
Gave audience to : HEARD
34
Popular kind of fur : FAKE
36
Hog feed : SLOP
37
___ one's words : EAT
38
Classroom needs : ERASERS
41
Freshwater fish : IDE
42
Outward bound : ASEA
44
B.P.O.E. : ELKS
45
Give the slip to : EVADE
47
Type of government : FEDERAL
49
Civil War photog and family : BRADYS
50
Russian body : RADA
51
Good flying conditions: Abbr. : CAVU
52
Ormandy's aid : BATON
55
Role of son of James II : PRETENDER
60
Corrida plaudits : OLES
61
"A ___ the Races" : DAYAT
62
"Oz" dog : TOTO
63
Money-changing fee : AGIO
64
Faced the dawn : AROSE
65
This: Sp. : ESTA
66
"And all I ask is a ___ ship" : TALL
67
Aquatic mammal : OTTER
68
Describing Latin or Sanskrit : DEAD
Down
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British prison : GAOL
2
Both: Prefix : AMBI
3
Leeway : ROOM
4
Poultry man : BREEDER
5
Metallic element : BARIUM
6
The Red and others : ERICS
7
Chess piece : ROOK
8
Reptiles : RATSNAKES
9
Time periods: Abbr. : YRS
10
Wastelands : BARRENS
11
Environs : AREA
12
Jar parts : LIDS
13
100-yard item : DASH
21
British novelist : READE
22
Boxing term : TKO
25
Bakery aide : ICER
26
Batch of papers : SHEAF
27
Tantalize : TEASE
28
Chided : RATED
30
Long account : ILIAD
31
Hot beverage : TODDY
32
Fencer's tools : EPEES
34
Collapse : FALLAPART
35
Call for : ASK
39
Scan : READ
40
"They also ___ . . . " : SERVE
43
Modern kind of can : AEROSOL
46
Boasted : VAUNTED
48
Operated : RAN
49
Cake base : BATTER
51
Break off : CEASE
52
Dinghy : BOAT
53
Seaweed : ALGA
54
Linden : TEIL
56
Indian peasant : RYOT
57
Portion : DOSE
58
Girl's name : ETTA
59
Way : ROAD
61
P.I. tree : DAO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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