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New York Times, Friday, June 18, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 314 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,979
Across
1. Hazard for gourmands : FLAB
5. Ancient Briton : PICT
9. Relative of Peter Rabbit : MOPSY
14. Tennis-line material : LIME
15. Musical instrument : OBOE
16. Leading members of a group : ELITE
17. Ersatz : IMITATION
19. Pennsylvania Ave. tenant : NIXON
20. Princeton player : TIGER
21. Unpalatable fare : SLOP
23. Con-game artists : GYPS
24. Iosif V. Dzhugashvili : STALIN
26. Antilles island : ARUBA
28. Blackbirds : DAWS
30. Sluggish : TORPID
34. Sports gear : SKIS
38. ___-a-prayer : DIAL
40. Startle : SCARE
41. Unsystematic : CATCHASCATCHCAN
44. Brazilian palm : ASSAI
45. Soothing sound : HUSH
46. Delivered : SENT
47. All but : NEARLY
49. Iron-horse sound : CHUG
51. Man who comforted Job : ELIHU
53. Screwdrivers, etc. : DRINKS
58. Military training org. : ROTC
61. Verne captain : NEMO
63. Bell town : ADANO
64. Isolated : APART
66. ___, Charlie : ABLEBAKER
68. City in Georgia : MACON
69. Cattail : REED
70. Bring up : REAR
71. Amusement offerings : SHOWS
72. Walked heavily : TROD
73. Whirlpool : EDDY
Down
1. Passes quickly : FLITS
2. Restrict : LIMIT
3. Pedro's lady friend : AMIGA
4. Eastern pepper plant : BETEL
5. Kitchen implement : POT
6. Relative of the stork : IBIS
7. Not up-tight : COOLASACUCUMBER
8. Voice part : TENOR
9. Persons : MEN
10. Politically powerful few : OLIGARCHS
11. Mischievous one : PIXY
12. Interrupt : STOP
13. Urges : YENS
18. Desertlike : ARID
22. Situate : PUT
25. Nothing, in Spain : NADA
27. Variety of pear : BOSC
29. Kind of bone : WISH
31. Harness-race event : PACE
32. Mideast land : IRAN
33. Feature of some used cars : DENT
34. Look over : SCAN
35. Cheese, in Berlin : KASE
36. "___ long, long way to . . . " : ITSA
37. Farm sight : SCARECROW
39. Tie securely : LASH
42. Bunker, for one : HILL
43. Falling sound : THUD
48. Yang's partner : YIN
50. Take hold : GRAB
52. Barnard concern : HEART
54. "Well, ___ say!" : IDARE
55. Fully apparent : NAKED
56. Massage : KNEAD
57. Word of regret : SORRY
58. Pro football team : RAMS
59. Ocean food fish : OPAH
60. Item on a Mexican menu : TACO
62. Shortening : OLEO
65. Units of weight: Abbr. : TNS
67. Teacher's degree: Abbr. : EDD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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