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New York Times, Friday, April 23, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,923
Across
1
___ cry : AFAR
5
Witticism : JEST
9
Remove : DOFF
13
Minnow's role : LURE
14
Repeated : OFTEN
16
Invention : IDEA
17
Name in law : BLACKSTONE
19
Lemon part : RIND
20
Noted Victorian : ALBERT
21
Augurs : PORTENDS
23
Ad topic : SALE
25
Edsels' relatives : REOS
26
Worshipers of Allah : MOSLEMS
29
Mean : INTEND
33
First, second, etc. : BASES
34
Obscure : MUDDY
36
Eur. country : NOR
37
Old oath : EGAD
38
Jutland people : DANES
39
___ boy! : ATTA
40
Young : GIG
41
Eurasian vine : PISUM
42
Propeller : SCREW
43
Places : SCENES
45
Cougar : PANTHER
47
Merit : EARN
49
Italian coin : LIRA
50
Faint : BLACKOUT
54
Contemporary : COEVAL
58
Parted : RENT
59
Special vehicle : BLACKMARIA
61
Bit : IOTA
62
Take off : ELOPE
63
Girls' nicknames : NANS
64
Ruler : TSAR
65
Glacial ridges : OSAR
66
Holds a session : SITS
Down
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Medieval poem : ALBA
2
Parking-garage sign : FULL
3
Ali Baba, for one : ARAB
4
Like an alcove : RECESSED
5
Elbow : JOSTLE
6
Amphibian : EFT
7
Defeat : STOP
8
Stamp : TENOR
9
Most dreadful : DIREST
10
Norse god : ODIN
11
Protect : FEND
12
In-things : FADS
15
Poseidon's attendants : NEREIDS
18
Early Slav rulers : KRALS
22
Broadway award : TONY
24
Bovary and Goldman : EMMAS
26
Black ___ : MAGIC
27
Kind of orange : OSAGE
28
Time of day : SUNUP
30
___ nous : ENTRE
31
One who observes : NOTER
32
Chess-game ending : DRAW
33
Supplicates : BEGS
35
___ en pis (from bad to worse): Fr. : DEMAL
38
Prepare to bathe : DISROBE
39
Greeks : ACHAEANS
41
Jungfrau or Everest : PEAK
42
Thurmond : STROM
44
Fruit juice : NECTAR
46
Water monster : NICKER
48
Void, in Italy : NULLO
50
Eur. country : BRIT
51
Durocher and others : LEOS
52
Stage group : ANTA
53
Art colony center : TAOS
55
True, in Rouen : VRAI
56
"___ we got fun?" : AINT
57
Miss : LASS
60
Calculator: Abbr. : CPA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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