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New York Times, Saturday, May 22, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.54, Missing: { F G J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,952
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1. Instants : MOMENTS
8. Swift's name for himself : CADENUS
15. O.T. book : OBADIAH
16. Sandy : ARENOSE
17. Words for indefinite adjournment : SINEDIE
18. Appoints again : RENAMES
19. Sound for quiet : SSH
20. Onward: Fr. : ENAVANT
22. Fool : ASS
23. Formless art work : ABSTRACTION
26. Bristle : SETA
28. Greek vowel : ETA
29. Do a pocket job : PICK
32. Fedora's embellishment : HATBAND
35. Japanese guitar : SAMISEN
38. Egyptian tongue : ARABIC
39. Threaten : MENACE
40. Gamy delicacy : VENISON
42. Schoolmaster, in Scotland : DOMINIE
43. Do newsroom work : EDIT
44. Swiss river : AAR
46. Paintings : OILS
47. Certain builders : STONEMASONS
52. Bad: Prefix : MAL
54. Happened on : RANINTO
55. Allow : LET
58. Cotton state : ALABAMA
60. Turkish weights : KANTARS
62. Sea cow : MANATEE
63. Oberon's wife : TITANIA
64. Infinite : ENDLESS
65. One within the playing field : ONSIDER
1. Hart : MOSS
2. Sashes : OBIS
3. Realty bargain of New World : MANHATTANISLAND
4. Dutch town : EDE
5. Broods of pheasants : NIDES
6. Sully : TAINT
7. Gathered wool : SHEARED
8. Capital of Venezuela : CARACAS
9. "___ we all?" : ARENT
10. Tooth: Prefix : DENTI
11. Spanish queen : ENA
12. "___, entire of itself" (Donne) : NOMANISANISLAND
13. Customs : USES
14. Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
21. Cauldron : VAT
24. Novel by Lewis : BABBITT
25. Belief : OPINION
26. Barbershop chore : SHAVE
27. Like some seals : EARED
30. De Mille : CECIL
31. Joints : KNEES
33. Three-toed sloths : AIS
34. Sgt. or corp. : NCO
36. I love: Lat. : AMO
37. Hebrew letter : MEM
41. Scotsman's emphatic denials : NAENAES
42. Toasted : DRANKTO
45. Parisian friend : AMI
48. Speechify : ORATE
49. Titles : NAMES
50. Blot : STAIN
51. Camels of India : OONTS
52. "Auntie ___" : MAME
53. Ladd or King : ALAN
56. Canal : ERIE
57. Emperor : TSAR
59. Formal dance: Fr. : BAL
61. Siamese: Var. : TAI

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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