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New York Times, Saturday, April 24, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,924
Across
1. Musical refrain : LALA
5. British servicewomen : WAAFS
10. Dunderhead : DOLT
14. Oriental name : ABOU
15. Roman halls : ATRIA
16. Cuchulainn's wife : EMER
17. Famed Alp : MATTERHORN
19. Less, in music : MENO
20. Outmoded : HORSEANDBUGGY
22. Civil War initials : CSA
24. Sea goddess : RAN
25. Make effervescent : AERATE
26. Subtle stimulus : AURA
28. Crackers : WAFERS
31. Stock units: Abbr. : SHS
32. Hat features : BRIMS
34. Israeli port : ELATH
36. Eubank or Shula : FOOTBALLCOACH
41. Mideasterner : IRANI
42. Brawls : FRAYS
44. Gazelle of Asia : AHU
47. Confused : ATAXIC
50. Conclusions : ENDS
51. Cinnamon bark : CASSIA
53. Pronoun : SHE
55. Letter : TEE
56. Friend of Disraeli : QUEENVICTORIA
60. Wavy, in heraldry : UNDE
61. Lacking in taste : INARTISTIC
64. Live ___ : ITUP
65. Acknowledge : ADMIT
66. French composer : LALO
67. Recipe abbrs. : TSPS
68. Palms : NIPAS
69. Unimproved : ASIS
Down
1. On the ___ (fleeing) : LAM
2. Rhyme scheme : ABA
3. Philanderer : LOTHARIO
4. Parking problem : AUTO
5. Well-known concerto : WARSAW
6. Phidias statue : ATHENA
7. S.A. copper center : AROA
8. Granular snow : FIRN
9. Resin-yielding tree : SANDARAC
10. Object : DEMUR
11. Last items : OMEGAS
12. Dimension : LENGTH
13. City south of Paris : TROYES
18. Misdo : ERR
21. Get the ___ (defeat) : BESTOF
22. Truck feature : CAB
23. Beach feature : SURF
27. Mine: Fr. : AMOI
29. Mendelssohn : FELIX
30. Architect's concern : ELL
33. Musical passage : STRAIN
35. Run : HARE
37. Resident of upstate N.Y. city : BATAVIAN
38. Miscellany : ANA
39. Choral compositions : CANTATAS
40. London park : HYDE
43. Wind direction : SSE
44. Exculpate : ACQUIT
45. Frequents : HAUNTS
46. Spent : USEDUP
48. Yugoslav peninsula : ISTRIA
49. Shallow African lakes : CHOTTS
52. Oozes : SEEPS
54. Silkworm : ERI
57. Blue: Prefix : INDI
58. Rough it : CAMP
59. ___ de Pinos : ISLA
62. River of Asia : ILI
63. Lettuce : COS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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