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New York Times, Saturday, May 15, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.47, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 245 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,945

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Repeat : ITERATE
8. Vinegars : ACETA
13. "Do not fold, spindle or ___" : MUTILATE
15. Radio converting device : BALUN
16. Stormy : INCLEMENT
18. "___ at Oxford" : AYANK
19. Netherlands town : TIEL
20. Tobacco juice : PRAISS
22. Sesame : TIL
23. Play part : ACT
24. Swindler : CONMAN
25. ___ majesty : LESE
26. Scotsman's to : TAE
27. Organism requiring no air : ANAEROBE
29. Beings: Fr. : ETRES
31. Andean herb : LLARETA
33. Bridge positions : EASTS
35. Certain bridge card : TRUMP
37. Certain marble : SHOOTER
41. Old Turkish coin : ASPER
43. Roundabout : INDIRECT
45. One, in Paris : UNE
46. Small city : TOWN
49. "O! what ___ and peasant slave am I" : AROGUE
50. Pourboire : TIP
51. Unclose, to poets : OPE
52. Get the beer keg ready early : PRETAP
53. Argentine tune : GATO
54. Cather : WILLA
56. Table treats, of old : DELICATES
58. Shoreline feature : INLET
59. Feedback of speaker's words : SIDETONE
60. Witnessing clause : TESTE
61. Declares : ASSERTS
Down
1. Copy : IMITATE
2. Layered : TUNICATE
3. Odds and ends : ETCETERAS
4. Brook : RILL
5. Pub drink : ALE
6. Plug for a wound : TAMPON
7. Everlasting : ETERNAL
8. Arabian garments : ABAS
9. Islet : CAY
10. Inspire : ELATE
11. North African port : TUNIS
12. Tarsus : ANKLE
14. Glossy paint : ENAMEL
17. Opera-box wear : TIARA
21. Horsy sound : SNORT
24. Add knitting stitches : CASTON
25. "___ be gay" : LETUS
28. Rebuke : BERATE
30. Pail, in England : ESHIN
32. Surgeon, at times : AMPUTATOR
34. Weather radar system : SODAR
36. Contrite : PENITENT
38. Wearied : TIRED
39. Cherubs : EROTES
40. Finery : REGALIA
42. Stays quiet : REPOSES
44. Figures on Valentines : CUPIDS
46. Namely : TOWIT
47. Express an idea : OPINE
48. Author of "The Invisible Man" : WELLS
52. Meat spread : PATE
53. Stadium receipts : GATE
55. Tennis term : LET
57. These: Fr. : CES

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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