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New York Times, Tuesday, May 4, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J K Q }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,934
Across
1. Seafood : CLAMS
6. Rabbit's tail : SCUT
10. Tree stem : BOLE
14. Goddesses of the seasons : HORAE
15. Draw near : COME
16. Overthrow : RUIN
17. Posture in yoga : ASANA
18. Like many suburbs : URBANIZED
20. Looks after : TENDS
21. Heckle : BOO
22. Noted British family : EDENS
23. Actress Ruth : ROMAN
25. Picks out : CULLS
26. Green rust on old bronze : PATINA
29. Puff up : ELATE
31. Kind of agreement : ORAL
32. Fauna and flora : NATURE
34. Lou Costello's partner : BUD
37. Current year : MCMLXXI
39. Ecologists' concern : MERCURY
41. Suffix with journal or Canton : ESE
42. Copy from an original : ECTYPE
44. London park : HYDE
45. Humble : ABASE
46. Playful monkey : RHESUS
48. Jaunty cap : BERET
50. Bret Harte man : AHSIN
52. Like gold : AURIC
53. Crooked : WRY
54. Rain clouds : NIMBI
58. Parade unit : BRASSBAND
60. White of egg : GLAIR
61. "Is there anyone ___?" : ELSE
62. State : AVER
63. Top class : ELITE
64. Nautical chains : TYES
65. Make over : REDO
66. Strikes out : DELES
Down
1. Small talk : CHAT
2. Squander : LOSE
3. Galway Bay isles : ARAN
4. Blue-faced baboon : MANDRILL
5. Ripen : SEASON
6. Certain diver : SCUBA
7. Bridal adornment : CORONET
8. Beak of a bivalve shell : UMBO
9. Light snack : TEA
10. Jockey's control : BRIDLE
11. European thrush : OUZEL
12. Debtor's headaches : LIENS
13. Make ___ meet : ENDS
19. Gender : NEUTER
24. Certain pet : MANXCAT
25. Runs rapidly : CAREERS
26. Fleshy fruit : POME
27. Lights for stars : ARCS
28. Unexciting : TAME
30. Put up with, if you don't like it : LUMP
33. Holms : AITS
34. Tempting bargains : BUYS
35. Pakistani tongue : URDU
36. Mascaras : DYES
38. Three-masted Medit. vessels : XEBECS
40. Fabric for bedspreads : CHENILLE
43. Longed for : YEARNED
45. Comes up : ARISES
47. Pivoted on : HINGED
48. Strapping : BURLY
49. Remove : ERASE
51. Spa, in Britain : HYDRO
52. Second in evildoing : ABET
53. Silent salute : WAVE
55. Classed matter : MAIL
56. Angler's delight : BITE
57. Angers : IRES
59. Mughouse : BAR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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