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New York Times, Tuesday, April 6, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,906
Across
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Manuscript leaf : FOLIO
6
Prince : RAJA
10
Spurious : SHAM
14
English actor : EVANS
15
City in Russia : OREL
16
Western bulrush : TULE
17
Common contraction : WASNT
18
Soup vegetable: Var. : OCRA
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Wide-mouthed jar : OLLA
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Lenten time : HOLYTHURSDAY
23
Actual : VERY
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Weather word : SMOG
25
Places of worship : ALTARS
28
O'Neill subject : HAIRYAPE
32
Arranges : SORTS
33
Light wood : BALSA
34
Star of India, e.g. : GEM
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Peau de ___ : SOIE
36
Real estate sign : TOLET
37
Egyptian goddess : SATI
38
Literary scraps : ANA
39
Flying gear of a sort : BROOM
40
Certain 18-year-old : VOTER
41
"I'll see you in ___" : MYDREAMS
43
Socially-shunned persons : LEPERS
44
Overhang : EAVE
45
Golf pro Dave : MARR
46
Bunny's calling date : EASTERSUNDAY
50
French town : STLO
51
Utters sharply, with "out" : RAPS
52
Spirits: Lat. : ANIMI
55
Kind of pupil or gazer : STAR
56
Partner of snick : SNEE
57
Scenite or Arab : NOMAD
58
Took off : WENT
59
German river to Elbe : EGER
60
Alexis and others : TSARS
Down
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Infrequent : FEW
2
Egg cells : OVA
3
Scourge : LASH
4
Show the way : INNOVATE
5
Stablemen: Var. : OSTLERS
6
Like some soil : ROOTY
7
Roguish : ARCH
8
Historic city : JERUSALEM
9
Chicken Little, for one : ALARMIST
10
Prosaic : STODGY
11
Dance : HULA
12
Confederate : ALLY
13
___ culpa : MEA
21
Time periods: Abbr. : YRS
22
Marsh bird : SORA
25
State of India : ASSAM
26
Daft : LOONY
27
Musical chord : TRIAD
28
Aureoles : HALOS
29
Playing marble : AGATE
30
Fisherman of Galilee : PETER
31
Arab princes : EMIRS
33
Australian club : BOOMERANG
36
Extend over : TRAVERSE
37
Opera notables : SOPRANOS
39
Mix rapidly : BEAT
40
Inexperienced : VERDANT
42
Vacation spot : RESORT
43
Wool: Prefix : LAN
45
One who ponders : MUSER
46
Suffix with usher or kitchen : ETTE
47
Ladd or King : ALAN
48
Graf ___ : SPEE
49
Persian demigod : YIMA
50
Compass point : SSW
53
Deface : MAR
54
Ego sources : IDS

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