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New York Times, Thursday, April 8, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,908
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1. Legend : FABLE
6. Relative of 1 Across : MYTH
10. Stars and ___ : BARS
14. Utopian : IDEAL
15. Comprehending words : ISEE
16. U.S. author : URIS
17. Like soil : LOAMY
18. Approaching : NEAR
19. Fad : RAGE
20. John Jacob's wife : MRSASTOR
22. Coquettish : COY
24. Comparative suffix : IER
25. Thrashes : PUMMELS
29. Error : MISCUE
33. Sea god who rode a dolphin : PALAEMON
34. Divest of weapons : UNARM
35. Seed spreader : SOWER
36. Famous West Point dropout : POE
37. French town : STLO
38. Window parts : SILLS
39. Naldi of silents : NITA
40. Tosspot : SOT
41. Buenos ___ : AIRES
42. "Stop ___" (traffic sign) : ONRED
43. Target of the Seven against Thebes : ETEOCLES
45. Runs over a page margin : BLEEDS
46. Broadway producer's goal : LONGRUN
47. Shout : CRY
48. Celtic sea god : LER
49. Hireling : MYRMIDON
54. Nobel physicist : RABI
57. Actor Novello : IVOR
59. Irish goblin : POOKA
60. Egyptian deity: Var. : AMON
61. Early Japanese : AINU
62. Dark : UNLIT
63. Sharp sound : PING
64. Negatives : NAYS
65. Gorges : SATES
1. Shutterbug's need : FILM
2. Biblical name : ADOR
3. Lillie and namesakes : BEAS
4. Monk : LAMA
5. Perfect abode : ELYSIUM
6. Secondary : MINOR
7. French river : YSER
8. Social affair : TEA
9. Strong man : HERCULES
10. "___ not, on the lone . . . " : BURYME
11. Constellation : ARA
12. Equipment : RIG
13. Compass point : SSE
21. Golfing area : TEE
23. Famous Persian : OMAR
25. Parts of ratchet wheels : PAWLS
26. Word for N.Y. State : EMPIRE
27. Plundered : LOOTED
28. Sam and J.C. : SNEADS
29. Freshwater clam : MUSSEL
30. Entirely : INTOTO
31. "Bambi" author : SALTEN
32. ___-Magnon : CRO
33. Natives of Cracow : POLES
35. Temptress : SIREN
38. Geological era : SILURIAN
39. Direction : NNE
41. "God's Little ___" : ACRE
42. Grecian gods' abode : OLYMPUS
44. Eyeing amorously : OGLING
45. "___ it's cold" : BRR
47. Persian king : CYRUS
49. Condition: Suffix : MONY
50. Hebrides island : IONA
51. Dunce : DOLT
52. Steinbeck figure : OKIE
53. A.L. players : NATS
54. Don't care a ___ : RAP
55. French friend : AMI
56. ___ ton : BON
58. Routing word : VIA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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