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New York Times, Wednesday, May 19, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
PS notes: Original 26-Down clue was "Hiding place" (probably because LIAR was confused with LAIR); replaced this clue with "Perjurer" (to go along with the LIAR entry).
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,949
Across Down
1. Smart : STING
6. Except : SAVE
10. Certain mailing addresses : APOS
14. Strange : EERIE
15. Deuce's superior : TREY
16. Morose : GLUM
17. Adjust : ALIGN
18. Moderate : ALLEVIATE
20. Put aside again, as a bill : RESHELVED
22. Abridge : ELIDE
23. Trifle, in Paris : RIEN
24. Beliefs : CREDOS
25. Features of climbers' shoes : CLEATS
28. French volcanic hill : PUY
29. Corrupts : TAINTS
30. Like fine lace : DELICATE
35. Cremona family : AMATI
36. Tote-board word : WIN
37. Breakwaters : MOLES
38. Tore loose : UPROOTED
40. Place next to : APPOSE
41. S.F. hill : NOB
42. Cites : QUOTES
43. English poet of 1700's : SAVAGE
47. One bringing a case : SUER
48. Stadium : ARENA
49. South African issue : APARTHEID
54. Hare-and-hounds trail : TORNPAPER
56. Volcano : AETNA
57. Greek peak : OSSA
58. Shift : VEER
59. Fireworks ingredient : NITER
60. Indian tree : NEEM
61. Christian Science name : EDDY
62. Credit : TRUST
1. Brown quickly : SEAR
2. Distant: Prefix : TELE
3. Rainbow : IRIS
4. "My end draws ___, 'tis time . . . " : NIGH
5. Abyss of a sort : GENERATIONGAP
6. Forestalls, with "off" : STAVES
7. Novelist Michael : ARLEN
8. African grassland : VELD
9. Private ___ : EYE
10. Dexterous : AGILE
11. Tartan : PLAID
12. Surpass : OUTDO
13. Pintail ducks : SMEES
19. Certain kind of person : VERYIMPORTANT
21. Wagons-___ : LITS
24. ___-de-sac : CUL
25. Relative of corn : CAMP
26. Perjurer : LIAR
27. Within: Prefix : ENTO
28. Quill : PEN
29. Greek letter : TAU
30. Performed : DID
31. Egyptian : COPT
32. African plant : ALOE
33. Girl of fiction : TESS
34. Compass reading : ESE
36. Gossamer : WEB
39. Shoe part : TOE
40. Violinist : AUER
42. Prey : QUARRY
43. Squelched : SATON
44. "___ by any other name . . . " : AROSE
45. Stanza : VERSE
46. Hué area : ANNAM
47. Accelerate : SPEED
49. Mirrored : APED
50. Golddigger's target : HEIR
51. "___, Brute" : ETTU
52. Suffixes meaning like : INES
53. Run swiftly : DART
55. Salutation : AVE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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