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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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© 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
1. 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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