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New York Times, Tuesday, April 27, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 319 (avg 1.72)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,927
Across Down
1. Withdrawn : ALOOF
6. Obscenity : SMUT
10. Tavern sign : NEON
14. "The butcher, the ___ . . . " : BAKER
15. Chef's concern : MENU
16. Western Indian : OTOE
17. Spanish month : ENERO
18. "Lizzie Borden took ___ . . . " : ANAX
19. Confusing pattern : MAZE
20. Morse dash : DAH
21. Orange rind : ZEST
23. Jubilant : ELATED
25. How some criminals are caught : REDHANDED
27. Beach : STRAND
30. Investigate : LOOKINTO
34. Mideast land : IRAN
35. Countertenors : ALTOS
37. Certain newsman: Abbr. : CORR
38. Affair of 1797 : XYZ
39. Roman bronze : AES
40. Hobo, for short : VAG
41. Fabulist: Var. : ESOP
43. Empty flatcar : IDLER
45. Great: Prefix : MEGA
46. Be noncommittal on an issue : STRADDLE
48. Star in Draco : ETAMIN
50. Currency units of India : NAYEPAISE
52. Explosive : AMATOL
55. English composer : ARNE
56. Word with fangled : NEW
59. Tease : JOSH
60. Midnight, to some : LATE
62. Crossbeam : TRAVE
64. Certain payment : ANTE
65. Vedic writing : ISHA
66. Arranged : SIZED
67. Zoo sound : ROAR
68. Small islands : CAYS
69. Moslem titles : EMIRS
1. Where one's asleep : ABED
2. Turner : LANA
3. Yeah : OKEH
4. "___ the land of the free" : OER
5. Immobile : FROZEN
6. Crushed-fruit drink : SMASH
7. Reading art of a sort : MENTALTELEPATHY
8. Merkel : UNA
9. Men's wear : TUXEDOS
10. Like certain tribes : NOMADIC
11. State, in Paris : ETAT
12. Gook or muck : OOZE
13. A friend in ___ : NEED
22. Old Norse poems : EDDA
24. Albanian coin : LEK
25. Fled : RAN
26. Hoss thief's neckpiece : NOOSE
27. At ___ and sevens : SIXES
28. Meeting place : TRYST
29. Cutting instrument : RAZOR
31. Cicero's nine : NOVEM
32. Ear parts : TRAGI
33. Movie-palace feature : ORGAN
36. Soup spoon : LADLE
42. Wild animal : PANTHER
43. Picturesque : IDYLLIC
44. Control : REIN
45. Miss Murray of silents : MAE
47. Philippine tree : DAO
49. Glossina fly : TSETSE
51. Scopes : AREAS
52. Open : AJAR
53. Relative of stereo : MONO
54. Movie dog : ASTA
56. Hitlerite : NAZI
57. "Did you ___!" : EVER
58. Joins : WEDS
61. Blind ___ bat : ASA
63. Basketball-goal part : RIM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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