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New York Times, Saturday, June 12, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,973
Across Down
1. Belly laugh : BOFF
5. Nasser's successor : SADAT
10. Greek letters : PSIS
14. Mine, in Paris : AMOI
15. Asian palm : ARECA
16. At the summit : ATOP
17. Old gray animal : MARE
18. Galahad's quest : GRAIL
19. Zola title : NANA
20. Havens : ARKS
21. Persian earth : INDIANRED
23. Surpasses : TOPS
26. State V.I.P. : GOV
27. Beset : ASSAIL
30. Crape myrtle : JAPONICA
35. Asian holiday : TET
36. Certain organizations : LABORUNIONS
38. Town on the Thames : ETON
40. Kind of system : SOLAR
41. Askew : ALOP
42. Up-to-date : STREAMLINED
45. After printemps : ETE
46. Metal pattern : TEMPLATE
47. Brightness : LUSTER
49. Racket : BAT
50. S.A. wildcat : EYRA
51. Defender : APOLOGIST
56. Units of conductance : MHOS
60. Accurate : TRUE
61. "To fetch ___ of . . . " : APAIL
63. Cold Swiss wind : BISE
64. Great amounts : TONS
65. Thurber's Walter : MITTY
66. Ionian gulf : ARTA
67. Famous marquis : SADE
68. Ballet movements : PLIES
69. Sway : REEL
1. Crimson Tide, for short : BAMA
2. Khayyam : OMAR
3. Road division : FORK
4. Celebration : FIESTA
5. Droop : SAG
6. Angle in architecture : ARRIS
7. College official : DEAN
8. Biting : ACID
9. Anklebones : TALI
10. Ancient Roman province : PANNONIA
11. Dewdrop : STARVIOLET
12. Calif. town : IONE
13. Mining nail : SPAD
22. Literary conflict : AGON
24. Kind of lamp : OIL
25. Vital fluid : PLASMA
27. Nuclear experiment : ATEST
28. Italian numeral : SETTE
29. Cut off, in a way : STORMBOUND
30. Pretty: Fr. : JOLIE
31. Irish island : ARAN
32. Entirely : PURELY
33. Certain bill : CNOTE
34. Old Turkish coin : ASPER
37. Roll of cloth : BOLT
39. Katmandu resident : NEPALESE
43. Kind of horn : ALTO
44. Major, in music : DUR
48. Asian deer : SAMBAR
50. Eaglestone : ETITE
51. Lawyers: Abbr. : ATTS
52. Pacific outrigger : PROA
53. Large umbrella : GAMP
54. P.I. tree : IPIL
55. Egyptian goddess : SATI
57. Take on : HIRE
58. Bone: Prefix : OSTE
59. Close tightly : SEAL
62. One of Ghent's rivers : LYS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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