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New York Times, Friday, June 25, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,986

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Cummerbund : SASH
5
Not brand-new : USED
9
Part of an auto : COWL
13
Size of type : PICA
14
Central point : NODE
15
Congo pygmy : ACHUA
17
Sea near Caspian : ARAL
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Tony and Cyd : THEMARTINS
20
Cause to mesh : SYNCHRONIZE
22
Court-game starter : TAP
23
“___ name it!” : YOU
24
Bids : OFFERS
26
Bullfighters’ capes : CAPOTES
30
London ___ : BROIL
31
“___ for your money” : ARUN
32
Expert for pollen counters : ALLERGIST
36
Irrational : SURD
37
Essays : TRIED
38
Part of A.D. : ANNO
39
Identify with another’s thoughts : EMPATHIZE
41
Relative of a hornpipe : REEL
42
Kissars : LYRES
43
Testified : DEPOSED
46
Playground device : SEESAW
48
Our: Fr. : NOS
49
Sights in the Bronx : ELS
50
Gloom-and-doom proclaimer : DENUNCIATOR
57
Hayden and Adler : PLANETARIA
59
Hankering : URGE
60
Subject of a Blake poem : TIGER
61
Black Hawk’s tribe : SACS
62
Throwaway ever since Eve : CORE
63
Bulbs for planting : SETS
64
Helm position : ALEE
65
Observed : EYED
Down
1
Bex and Dex : SPAS
2
Vivacious : AIRY
3
Read meter : SCAN
4
Happy period : HALCYONDAYS
5
False : UNTRUE
6
Swinging section of London : SOHO
7
Site of Tree of Life : EDEN
8
Half: Prefix : DEMI
9
Watch over : CAREFOR
10
When U.N. Day is: Abbr. : OCT
11
Road dividers : WHITELINES
12
Of Selene’s realm : LUNAR
16
Vipers : ASPS
19
Islands in Atlantic : AZORED
21
Faucet word : HOT
25
Hollandaise with tomato purée : FIGAROSAUCE
26
Legal job : CASE
27
Calla lily : ARUM
28
Zane Grey country : PURPLESAGE
29
Ganges garb : SARIS
30
Extort money from : BLEED
33
Burton’s gal : LIZ
34
Snick’s partner : SNEE
35
Had an effect : TOLD
37
Shute’s “In ___” : THEWET
40
Wall St. men : TRADERS
44
Sheathe : ENCASE
45
Luau dish : POI
46
Social group : SEPT
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Island in N. Y. Bay : ELLIS
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Space agency : NASA
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Eurasian river : URAL
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Agreeable : NICE
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Hector’s home : TROY
55
Frightful fellow : OGRE
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Cattail : REED
58
Cod catcher : NET

Answer summary: 8 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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