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New York Times, Thursday, June 24, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { V X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,985

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Across
1
Chews the rag : JAWS
5
October stone : OPAL
9
Track: Fr. : PISTE
14
Arab land : IRAQ
15
Wrinkle : RUGA
16
Lacking motion : INERT
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Confused : BEFUDDLED
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Do housework : CLEAN
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Swift works : SATIRES
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Turkish river : SAKARYA
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Discharged : FIRED
25
Coachman or herl : FLY
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Irritates : CHAFES
29
One who certifies : ATTESTER
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Sticharions : ROBES
35
Cooked in a way : FRIED
36
Norse name : OLE
37
Kind of car : USED
38
Cascade peak : BAKER
39
Loose garment : TOGA
40
Clique : SET
41
Flat sides : PANES
42
Keepsake : RELIC
43
One of the Cinque Ports : HASTINGS
45
Trice : MOMENT
46
Barnyard resident : HEN
47
Words in a toast : TOYOU
49
Lower in value : DEPRESS
53
Islamites : MOSLEMS
57
Pewter, for one : ALLOY
58
Did wall work : PLASTERED
60
Jet : PLANE
61
Dogheaded ape : AANI
62
Naldi of old films : NITA
63
Glutted : SATED
64
Old Portuguese money : REIS
65
Deck wood : TEAK
Down
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Triangular sails : JIBS
2
Region : AREA
3
Carry lightly : WAFT
4
Inebriated: Slang : SQUIFFED
5
Purple Heart and Garter : ORDERS
6
Sphygmus : PULSE
7
Birth-certificate item : AGE
8
Boys : LADS
9
See 4 Down : PICKLED
10
Tooth deposits : INLAYS
11
Crystal gazer : SEER
12
Salver : TRAY
13
Volcano : ETNA
18
Desiccates : DRIES
22
Succeeding : AFTER
24
Word for pre-dawn time : DARKEST
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Teen-ager's devotion : CRUSH
27
O. T. book : HOSEA
28
Is in cahoots with : ABETS
30
Sleepers : TIES
31
Montana county : TOOLE
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Illinois city : ELGIN
33
Respond : REACT
35
Asp's weapon : FANG
38
Marriage prelims : BANNS
39
Intoxicated : TEMULENT
41
See 4 Down : PIEEYED
42
Perch : ROOST
44
Sovereignty : THRONE
45
Eye ailment : MYOSIS
48
Certain Arabian : OMANI
49
Skips on water : DAPS
50
Fitzgerald : ELLA
51
Map : PLAT
52
Wac's cousin : SPAR
54
Sandusky's county : ERIE
55
After: Prefix : META
56
Pierre's state: Abbr. : SDAK
59
New Guinea port : LAE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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