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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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B
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O
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F
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S
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D
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T
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P
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M
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G
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T
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O
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G
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J
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P
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C
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L
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B
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N
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S
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A
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S
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D
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E
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L
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B
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A
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G
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P
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R
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,973
Across
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
Down
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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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