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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
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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
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Identify : DIAGNOSE
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Kind of bridge : FOOT
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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
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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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