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New York Times, Friday, May 14, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.78, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 4, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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C
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A
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C
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H
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E
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S
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G
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C
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B
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H
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B
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S
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R
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S
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K
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M
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L
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V
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H
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H
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M
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H
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G
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A
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R
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N
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I
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T
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C
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R
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O
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M
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G
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K
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D
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D
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C
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,944
Across
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Secret store : CACHE
6
Wallflower's kinsman : STAG
10
Bovine's booth : CRIB
14
In a tangle : AFOUL
15
Assam silkworm : ERIA
16
Commandeer in a way : HIRE
17
Ballcarriers of earlier era : SINGLEWINGBACKS
20
Aching : URGE
21
It hath 30 days: Abbr. : SEPT
22
Aerie : ROOST
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Monsarrat's cruel domain : SEA
24
Marx : KARL
25
Gender: Abbr. : MASC
26
Rumanian coin : LEU
27
Fully paid : EVEN
29
Popular tune : HIT
32
" . . . secure in ___ persons . . . " : THEIR
35
Water or gas carrier : MAIN
36
Herb of West : SEGO
37
Hearty roar : HOMERICLAUGHTER
40
Sight from Finsteraarhorn : ALPS
41
Moon site : RILL
42
Some dispositions : NASTY
43
Oath-taker's words : IDO
44
Vehicle for Amos : TAXI
45
Machine cylinder : CAM
46
Knight's companion : ROOK
48
Pre-med subject : ANAT
50
See 13 Down : MAN
53
"It's ___!" : AGIRL
55
Nautical speed : KNOT
56
N.H. river : SACO
57
Components of a word game : DOUBLEACROSTICS
60
Half: Prefix : DEMI
61
Waste allowance : TRET
62
"A votre ___" : SANTE
63
R.N. to M.D. : ASST
64
Barrelhead commodity : CASH
65
Feminine suffix : TRESS
Down
1
___ belli : CASUS
2
Glowing : AFIRE
3
Lesson from Madame La Zonga : CONGA
4
Enormous : HUGE
5
Hardly 'eaven : ELL
6
I.L.G.W.U. member : SEWER
7
Pacts of 1668 and 1795 : TRIPLEALLIANCES
8
Familiar solecism : AINT
9
Villain's muffler : GAG
10
Disorder : CHAOS
11
Bounces off : RICOCHETS
12
Galls : IRKS
13
Witness of a sort, with 50 Across : BEST
18
Biblical twin : ESAU
19
Chaff of grain : BRAN
24
Deborah or Walter : KERR
25
Gourmand's reading : MENU
26
Taradiddler's tales : LIES
28
Chemist's vessel : VIAL
30
"___ a kick out of you" : IGET
31
Royalist of '76 : TORY
32
Thanat Khoman, for one : THAI
33
Freighter area : HOLD
34
Market places : EMPORIUMS
35
Roman 1109 : MCIX
36
Bogus : SHAM
38
Date-producing country: Var. : IRAK
39
Punky or midge : GNAT
44
Sepulchral sound : TOLL
45
Anti-Carthage Roman : CATO
47
Path of Pluto : ORBIT
49
Mariner's guide, with 56 Down : NORTH
50
Quebec's neighbor : MAINE
51
Madison Ave. clients: Abbr. : ACCTS
52
Countable items : NOSES
53
Po tributary : ADDA
54
Functions : GOES
55
Russian river : KARA
56
See 49 Down : STAR
58
Appendant abbreviation : ETC
59
Newsworthy jet : SST

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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