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New York Times, Monday, May 10, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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C
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K
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D
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O
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,940
Across
1
Night spot : CAFE
5
Sheiks, e.g. : ARABS
10
Ancient Asian : MEDE
14
Word for Wellington : IRON
15
French soldier : POILU
16
Jazzman Hines : EARL
17
Like green apples : TART
18
One kind of legislation : PORKBARREL
20
Gift for May : EMERALD
22
Gin drinks : SLINGS
23
Male and female : SEXES
24
Claim on property : LIEN
25
Members of an Eastern sect : BAHAIS
27
Signified : BESPOKEN
31
___ Unis : ETATS
32
Kind of blow : DEATH
33
Chemical suffix : OLE
34
Grapevine: Sp. : VID
35
Resources : MEANS
36
Keats work : ODE
37
One of a Latin trio : AMO
38
Approaches : NEARS
39
Went for : LIKED
41
One hemisphere : NEWWORLD
43
Indian lutes : SITARS
44
Certain news item : OBIT
45
Star in Cygnus : DENEB
46
Dog-faced ape : BABOON
49
Resort to in excess : OVERUSE
52
Fatuous one : SILLYGOOSE
55
In ___ : ARUT
56
Liberal : FREE
57
Prefix for graduate or handed : UNDER
58
English actor : TREE
59
Stitched : SEWN
60
Take out : ERASE
61
Diner sign : EATS
Down
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Quote : CITE
2
Biblical land : ARAM
3
Presage : FORESHADOW
4
Solicit : ENTREAT
5
Bobbing necessities : APPLES
6
Crosses : ROODS
7
Area of pollution : AIR
8
Inky: Abbr. : BLK
9
Makes do : SUBSISTS
10
Hardy breed of sheep : MERINO
11
Merit : EARN
12
Residue : DREG
13
Cloth measures : ELLS
19
Hebrew letter : ALEPH
21
W.W. II powers : AXIS
24
Inclines : LEANS
25
Late British Socialist : BEVAN
26
One at ___ : ATIME
27
Boy Scout founder : BEARD
28
Australian kingfisher : KOOKABURRA
29
One of the Plinys : ELDER
30
Requisites : NEEDS
32
Did a card chore : DEALT
35
Pie adornment : MERINGUE
38
Jockey-board listing : NOBOY
39
Ancestry : LINE
40
Repeat : ITERATE
42
Of a certain cloth : WOOLEN
43
Unornamented : SEVERE
45
Medication amounts : DOSES
46
Degree for diplomats : BSFS
47
Yorkshire river : AIRE
48
Took it on the lam : BLEW
50
Filler for bird feeder : SUET
51
Vacation times in Paris : ETES
53
Wash. agency : ONR
54
Harem room : ODA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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