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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
Across Down
1. Chews the rag : JAWS
5. October stone : OPAL
9. Track: Fr. : PISTE
14. Arab land : IRAQ
15. Wrinkle : RUGA
16. Lacking motion : INERT
17. Confused : BEFUDDLED
19. Do housework : CLEAN
20. Swift works : SATIRES
21. Turkish river : SAKARYA
23. Discharged : FIRED
25. Coachman or herl : FLY
26. Irritates : CHAFES
29. One who certifies : ATTESTER
34. 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
1. 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
26. Teen-ager's devotion : CRUSH
27. O. T. book : HOSEA
28. Is in cahoots with : ABETS
30. Sleepers : TIES
31. Montana county : TOOLE
32. 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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