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New York Times, Saturday, June 19, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { B J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 6 (2 double stacks), Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,980
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1. Laver opponent : ASHE
5. Something to shoot : CRAPS
10. ___ de Pinos : ISLA
14. Lose control : GOINTOATAILSPIN
17. Critical instance : UNGUARDEDMOMENT
18. Part of Hebrew daily liturgy : ASHRE
19. Money substitute : SCRIP
20. Part of the psyche : EGO
21. Bow expert : TELL
23. Gather in : REAP
24. Not pro : CON
25. Drink : ALE
27. Place for missiles : SILO
29. Eur. country : NETH
31. Outline : LIMN
33. T.V. offering : NEWS
35. Singer John : RAITT
38. Customs duties : IMPOSTS
40. Be taken as : PASSFOR
42. Eye and wisdom : TEETH
43. Did the crawl : SWAM
45. Flier : KITE
46. Agitate : ROIL
48. Dwellings: Abbr. : HSES
50. Iowa college : COE
51. School org. : PTA
53. Broadway musical : MAME
55. Athletic org. : NCAA
57. Sometimes dry item : ROT
58. Southern Arabian : OMANI
60. Conceptual beings : ENTIA
63. Come to ___ (agree) : ANUNDERSTANDING
66. "Tall, ___" : DARKANDHANDSOME
67. Corrida cries : OLES
68. ___ record (equals) : TIESA
69. Bills : ONES
1. Spanish drink : AGUA
2. Rothschild's pride : SONS
3. Like some furnaces : HIGHTEMPERATURE
4. Habituate : ENURE
5. Heart : COR
6. Energy units : RADS
7. Backed down : ATECROW
8. Chaplain : PADRE
9. Ape : SIMIAN
10. Theory : ISM
11. Politician's thing : SPEECHIFICATION
12. Jargon : LINGO
13. Dvorak : ANTON
15. Oriental weights : TAELS
16. Pruning shears : LOPPERS
22. Serge's plague : LINT
25. Came down : ALIT
26. Drink flavor : LIME
28. Fewer : LESS
30. Kind of force : TASK
32. Obvious, in Italy : NOTO
34. Resorts : SPAS
36. In ___ : TOTO
37. Elder or alder : TREE
39. Japanese town : SHIMODA
41. Word of agreement : AMEN
44. " . . . ___ was bad she was . . . " : WHENSHE
47. Deplore : LAMENT
49. Ship's rise : SCEND
51. Famous museum : PRADO
52. Pertaining to pitch : TONAL
54. ___ Gras : MARDI
56. So-___ : ANDSO
59. Philippine natives : ITAS
61. "Have a little faith ___" : INME
62. Iron and others : AGES
64. Garment parts: Abbr. : NKS
65. Santa ___ : ANA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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