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New York Times, Monday, May 17, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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Across
1. Flood the market : GLUT
5. Mañana : LATER
10. Forsyte story : SAGA
14. Path : LANE
15. Stage whisper : ASIDE
16. Crop : CRAW
17. Tamiroff : AKIM
18. Winter hazard : SLEET
19. Ready : RIPE
20. Couldn't stand : DETESTED
22. Awaits : ABIDES
24. Occur : RISE
25. Rebuff : SLAP
26. Plunder : SPOIL
29. Lamenting : PLAINTIVE
34. In a saucy way : PERTLY
36. Asian land: Var. : IRAK
37. Clock numerals : VII
38. Revelry : ORGY
39. John Glenn's achievement : ORBIT
41. Tennyson, e.g. : LORD
42. Before la : TRA
43. Aroma : ODOR
44. Appear : EMERGE
46. Artificial copy of nature : SYNTHESIS
49. Public official : MAYOR
50. Like sardines : OILY
51. City in France : CAEN
53. Orwell's farm : ANIMAL
56. Beaucaire, for one : MONSIEUR
60. Seasonal time : LENT
61. Hockey-puck maneuver : ICING
63. Actress Bayes : NORA
64. Equal: Prefix : PARI
65. Relative : NIECE
66. Increase : GAIN
67. Stumble, in Scotland : STOT
68. One headed for defeat : GONER
69. Broken tooth : SNAG
Down
1. Flower, for short : GLAD
2. Titicaca or Geneva : LAKE
3. Item : UNIT
4. Boldness : TEMERITY
5. Shows durability : LASTS
6. Inactive : ASLEEP
7. Confined : TIED
8. Netherlands commune : EDE
9. Get back at : RETALIATE
10. Director's concern : SCRIPT
11. Dull : ARID
12. Stare at : GAPE
13. Overwhelms : AWES
21. Window part : SILL
23. Slope : BANK
25. Hindu garment : SARI
26. Theater lights : SPOTS
27. Lake Erie hero : PERRY
28. Staff magazine : ORGAN
30. Books of public records : LIBRI
31. Creamy color : IVORY
32. Zodiac sign : VIRGO
33. Sea duck : EIDER
35. Alpine activity : YODELLING
40. Optimistic : ROSY
41. Inclinations : LEANINGS
43. Hawaiian tree : OHIA
45. French titles : MMES
47. Small bird : TOMTIT
48. Wall bracket : SCONCE
52. Rage : ANGER
53. Peaks : ALPS
54. Undiluted : NEAT
55. Nested boxes : INRO
56. Bearing : MIEN
57. Of the dawn : EOAN
58. Auk genus : URIA
59. Tolled : RANG
62. Labor initials : CIO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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