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New York Times, Thursday, June 3, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
David Steinberg notes:

Entry for 27-Down, FANNY, is incorrect and can't be changed to what it should be (FANNIE, since 1938).

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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,964
Across
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Building parts : ELLS
5
O'Neill's field : DRAMA
10
Recedes : EBBS
14
Clinic of Midwest : MAYO
15
Indian ascetics : YOGIS
16
Malayan boat : PROA
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Georgia, etc.: Abbr. : USSR
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Hyde Park V.I.P.'s : NURSEMAIDS
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Identifying marks : STIGMATA
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Cleanses : PURGES
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Ignominy : SHAME
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Of the ear : OTIC
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Toscanini : ARTURO
27
Alabama town : FAIRHOPE
31
Famed physicist : FERMI
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Gender: Abbr. : MASC
33
Chinese dynasty : YUAN
34
Spanish relative : TIA
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Kind of omelet : SPANISH
38
Word of rebuke : TUT
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Outside: Prefix : ECTO
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Female unicorns : LINS
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Nice school : ECOLE
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Musical work : RHAPSODY
46
___ the best : ALLFOR
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Tricorns : HATS
48
"Get ___ of this!" : ALOAD
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Cruel pleasure seeker : SADIST
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G.I.'s fare : KRATIONS
55
Wed : TIETHEKNOT
57
Grimace : MOUE
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Years: Lat. : ANNI
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Della : REESE
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Sea bird : ERNE
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Pear : BOSC
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Coped with a tough steak : SAWED
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Military medals : DSCS
Down
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Nonflying birds : EMUS
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Endure : LAST
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Greek dramatic heroine : LYSISTRATA
4
Sirup-yielding plant : SORGHUM
5
Power producer : DYNAMO
6
Way : ROUTE
7
City of India : AGRA
8
Prefix with hap or nomer : MIS
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Bacteria-free substances : ASEPTICS
10
Greek political unit : EPARCHY
11
Tar jail : BRIG
12
Presage : BODE
13
Back talk : SASS
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Scottish heath : MUIR
21
Home-run star : MARIS
24
Fertile tract : OASIS
25
Behind : AFTER
26
Hitler's Third ___ : REICH
27
___ May (mortgage group) : FANNY
28
Place for a barbecue : OUTOFDOORS
29
Sao ___ : PAULO
30
Walk in : ENTER
32
Joan of Arc and others : MAIDS
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Cabal men : PLOTTERS
37
Spartan slave : HELOT
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Of a serpent-worshiping group : OPHITIC
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Made demands on : CLAIMED
45
Obi : SASH
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Having wings : ALATED
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Cropped up : AROSE
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Sudden pang : STAB
50
Japanese native: Var. : AINO
51
House areas : DENS
52
Was aware : KNEW
53
Now, for Cicero : NUNC
54
Espies : SEES
56
N. Z. parrot : KEA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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