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New York Times, Wednesday, May 26, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 5, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,956
Across
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Secular people : LAICS
6
U. S. dry group: Abbr. : ATS
9
Metals : ORES
13
No ___ in sight : ENDIN
14
Elia : LAMB
16
Saarinen : EERO
17
Market place of old : AGORA
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Villainous look : LEER
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Farmer's hangout : DELL
20
Work by 27 Down : PULCINELLA
22
French brainstorm : IDEE
23
Draft initials : SSS
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Myrna : LOY
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Speech defect : LISP
27
Direction : SSW
28
Pickle : SOUSE
31
Wolfe character : GANT
34
Certain storm : NOREASTER
38
Work by 27 Down : THERITEOFSPRING
41
Certain adult status : WOMANHOOD
42
Formerly, in old days : ERST
43
TV fare : MOVIE
44
Remiss : LAX
46
"___ boy!" : ITSA
48
Ice, in Munich : EIS
49
Make edging : TAT
52
Work by 27 Down : AGON
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Work by 27 Down : PERSEPHONE
58
Certain bills : TENS
59
Egyptian goddess : ISIS
60
Avid : EAGER
61
Sailing maneuver : TACK
62
Bantu-speaking people : SOGA
63
Charlie and son : CHANS
64
Nobel chemist : UREY
65
Cough up : PAY
66
Sip : TASTE
Down
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Nureyev specialties : LEAPS
2
Scottish county : ANGUS
3
Adored ones : IDOLS
4
About: Abbr. : CIRC
5
Slowpokes : SNAILS
6
Tin Pan ___ : ALLEY
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Asian weight : TAEL
8
Sense : SMELL
9
Work by 27 Down : OEDIPUSREX
10
Oboe : REED
11
Gardner : ERLE
12
Fish : SOLE
15
Cooks in a way : BRAISES
21
Partner of here : NOW
26
Kind of opera : SOAP
27
20th-century musical giant : STRAVINSKY
29
Cooking direction : STIR
30
Poetic times : EENS
31
Initials on a pass : GTW
32
Assam native : AHOM
33
Verne hero : NEMO
34
Modern: Prefix : NEO
35
Scoreboard sight : OOO
36
Postal abbr. : RFD
37
Military unit: Abbr. : RGT
39
"What's ___ for me?" : INIT
40
Greek poet : THESPIS
44
Fabrication : LIE
45
Phase : ASPECT
47
Fable man : AESOP
48
Theme : ESSAY
49
Roman wear : TOGAS
50
About : ANENT
51
Concise : TERSE
52
Aleutian island : ATTU
53
Equipment : GEAR
54
___ in a lifetime : ONCE
56
Latvian gulf : RIGA
57
Sounds of merriment : HAHA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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