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New York Times, Tuesday, June 1, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { H J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,962
Across
1. Anticipative : AGOG
5. Disney's Donald, to purists : DRAKE
10. European area : SAAR
14. Musical closing : CODA
15. Judicial wear : ROBES
16. Ex-champ Johansson, to sportswriters : INGO
17. Nestling : EYAS
18. Skilled one : ADEPT
19. Small insect : GNAT
20. Maxim : SAYING
22. Identify : DIAGNOSE
24. Kind of bridge : FOOT
26. Remained resolute : STOOD
27. "Fortissimo!," to musicians : PLAYLOUD
31. Zeus's beloved : EUROPA
34. Companion of hither : YON
35. Huxley's "___ Hay" : ANTIC
37. Brought under control : TAMED
38. Ananias : LIAR
40. South American liberator : SUCRE
42. Drinks daintily : SIPS
43. British painter : ORPEN
45. Unkempt : SEEDY
47. Ex-rival of Fordham : NYU
48. More orderly : NEATER
50. Belief in genii, etc. : DEMONISM
52. Indians : ERIES
54. Smoking area in movies : LOGE
55. Vibrant : RESONANT
58. British army hut : NISSEN
62. "___ boy!" : ATTA
63. Pre-empt : COOPT
65. Lacquered metalware : TOLE
66. Adjective suffix : ITIC
67. Piece of statuary : TORSO
68. Spicy stew : OLIO
69. Conduit : DUCT
70. Its plain attracts rain : SPAIN
71. Flexible sheepskin : ROAN
Down
1. Points won by a single stroke : ACES
2. Major name in Prado : GOYA
3. Singer Anita : ODAY
4. Vaporize : GASIFY
5. Coerces : DRAGOONS
6. Laver or McKuen : ROD
7. Not up and about : ABED
8. Military caps : KEPIS
9. Stage of life : ESTATE
10. Ladies in Rome : SIGNORAS
11. A.D. : ANNODOMINI
12. Moslem officials : AGAS
13. Mechanical method : ROTE
21. Vincent's theme : NOLA
23. Ben Jonson's plague : GOUT
25. Ruffled skirts : TUTUS
27. Course marker : PYLON
28. French river : LOIRE
29. Of poetic feet : ANAPAESTIC
30. Fixed potatoes : DICED
32. Diarist : PEPYS
33. Roll-call answer : ADSUM
36. Fishermen hope for a full one : CREEL
39. Move in opposition : RETROACT
41. Alberta's capital : EDMONTON
44. Willy Brandt negative : NEIN
46. Baseball's Berra : YOGI
49. Responds : REACTS
51. Wise old man : NESTOR
53. Pry : SNOOP
55. Police activity : RAID
56. "___, Brute" : ETTU
57. Judaic writing : TORA
59. Lindbergh's flight : SOLO
60. Director Kazan : ELIA
61. Broadway sign : NEON
64. Greek letter : PSI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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