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New York Times, Wednesday, June 2, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,963
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1. Fresh-water fish : DACE
5. Sawlike part : SERRA
10. Rapid rodent : HARE
14. Hebrew lyre : ASOR
15. Colonial newscaster : CRIER
16. Sharif : OMAR
17. Capitol celebrity : SENATORMCGOVERN
20. Witch : HAG
21. Otherwise : ELSE
22. Lincoln Center offerings : OPERAS
23. Oppress : LOAD
25. Ivy Leaguer : ELI
26. Big bird : STORK
28. Prison occupant : FELON
32. Farm animal : COW
35. Essayist : LAMB
36. Stealthy : FELINE
37. " . . . and so ___ you" : ARE
38. Inhabitant: Suffix : ITE
39. Subject of Coleridge Rime : MARINER
40. Zero : NIL
41. Civil War org. : GAR
42. Declaims : ORATES
43. Police problem : RIOT
44. Old English money : ORA
45. Parts : ROLES
46. Thrifty : CANNY
47. Do edging : TAT
49. Plane-ride annoyance : BUMP
50. Certain cord : SPINAL
53. Western Indians : UTES
55. Mountain of Nepal : API
58. Data for pupils' parents : PROGRESSREPORTS
61. Geological formation : IONE
62. Do a host's job : GREET
63. Use the phone : DIAL
64. Russian agency : TASS
65. Ancestors : SIRES
66. County in N.C. : ASHE
1. Track-meet event : DASH
2. Addled : ASEA
3. Mixtures : CONGLOMERATIONS
4. Period : ERA
5. Berate : SCOLD
6. Blunders : ERRS
7. Hoarfrost : RIME
8. ___ rooms : REC
9. Legendary ship : ARGO
10. Mean abode : HOVEL
11. Gershwin opus : AMERICANINPARIS
12. ___ avis : RARA
13. Water birds : ERNS
18. Furniture wood : TEAK
19. Kitchen gadget : OPENER
24. Sun or moon : ORB
26. Irish port : SLIGO
27. Early Asian : TATAR
28. Brutal : FERAL
29. Choice part : ELITE
30. Actor's concern : LINES
31. Wallet items : ONES
33. Constellation : ORION
34. American novelist : WELTY
36. Gambling game : FARO
39. Short cannon : MORTAR
43. L.A. player : RAM
46. Pointed end : CUSP
48. Heavenly beings, in France : ANGES
49. Sugar producers : BEETS
50. Grill device : SPIT
51. Malayan boat : PROA
52. Triangle sides : LEGS
53. Customer : USER
54. Corner : TREE
56. Egyptian deity : PTAH
57. Atoll component : ISLE
59. Hindu title : SRI
60. Harem room : ODA

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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