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New York Times, Monday, June 7, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.53, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,968
Across Down
1. Withered : SERE
5. Network : RETE
9. Arabs' robes : ABAS
13. Trolley sound : CLANG
15. Golden and Iron : AGES
16. Tree trunk : BOLE
17. Simile of physical power : ASSTRONGASABULL
20. Cheer : RAH
21. Pirate's gold : ORO
22. Asian palm : BETEL
23. Landon : ALF
24. Peer Gynt's mother : ASE
26. Method: Abbr : SYS
27. Concomitant of 17 Across : INFINEFETTLE
33. Levantine vessels : SAICS
34. Beverage : ALE
35. Close : NEAR
39. Division word : INTO
40. Worth : MERIT
42. Forbidden : TABU
43. Impudent talk : SASS
44. Craftsmanship : ART
45. Employs : HIRES
46. Ailing : INPOORHEALTH
50. ___ gratia artis : ARS
53. Beast : ASS
54. Part of Old World: Abbr. : EUR
55. Heavyweight brothers : BAERS
57. Traffic sign : SLO
58. Kitts and Louis : STS
61. Concomitant of 46 Across : ASWEAKASAKITTEN
66. Potato : SPUD
67. West Indian shrub : ANIL
68. Sky, in Naples : CIELO
69. Photo solution : HYPO
70. Bulldog's home : YALE
71. Gush forth : SPEW
1. Cliff : SCAR
2. Girl's name : ELSA
3. Imprudent : RASH
4. Gateway: Abbr. : ENT
5. Eloped : RANOFF
6. Nog ingredient : EGG
7. Beverage : TEA
8. Letter : ESS
9. Clerical title : ABBE
10. Prize fights : BOUTS
11. Bowler's place : ALLEY
12. Markets : SELLS
14. Sounds of anguish : GROANS
18. Heraldic border : ORLE
19. Biblical brother : ABEL
24. Hun of legend : ATLI
25. Printing word : STET
27. Egyptian goddess : ISIS
28. Zola heroine : NANA
29. Companion of starts : FITS
30. Twenty: Prefix : ICOSI
31. ___ the ground : EARTO
32. Abstract beings : ENTIA
36. Mountbatten or Avon : EARL
37. Help in a way : ABET
38. Marsh plant : RUSH
40. Touring aids : MAPS
41. God of love : EROS
45. Epic : HEROIC
47. Shepard's org. : NASA
48. Certain car deal : RESALE
49. Cape Hatteras sight : HULK
50. Disconcert : ABASH
51. Like a dry throat : RASPY
52. Complete an operation : SEWUP
56. Decorate again : REDO
58. Stair : STEP
59. Prefix for graph or vision : TELE
60. Kind of mobile : SNOW
62. Francis or Kyser : KAY
63. Collection of data : ANA
64. Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
65. Poetic contraction : TIS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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