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New York Times, Tuesday, June 8, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { B F G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,969
Across
1. Priest of Mideast : IMAM
5. Caps : TAMS
9. Use a bike : PEDAL
14. French river : OISE
15. Blackbirds : ANIS
16. Raise the spirits : ELATE
17. Society's cold shoulder : OSTRACISM
19. Squelch : SITON
20. Full of: Suffix : OSE
21. What deltas are made of : SILT
22. Give heed : ATTEND
23. Hassles : RUCTIONS
26. Greek resistance of W.W. II : EDES
27. Corn mush, down Texas way : ATOLE
29. Cozy corner : NOOK
30. " . . . hair of my ___ chin-chin" : CHINNY
32. Sheep-killing parrot : KEA
33. Measure with the hand : SPAN
37. Makes current : REDATES
39. Frozen slush : SNOWICE
41. Freedom from worry : EASE
42. Villain's cry : AHA
44. Medicinal lozenge : TROCHE
45. Sea : ROSS
47. Bothered : IRKED
48. Train for a bout : SPAR
52. Part of a spaceship : NOSECONE
54. Road workers : PAVERS
56. Russian range : URAL
57. Bosh! : ROT
60. Type of theater : ARENA
61. Free of lawbreaking : CRIMELESS
63. "___ Gertie from Bizerte" : DIRTY
64. Uriah's surname : HEEP
65. She was born free : ELSA
66. ___ Park : ESTES
67. "This ___ sudden!" : ISSO
68. Glacial ridges : OSAR
Down
1. M : IOOO
2. Avoid : MISS
3. Starfish : ASTEROIDS
4. French sea : MER
5. Understood : TACIT
6. Dyestuff : ANILIN
7. Identified incorrectly : MISTOOK
8. Modern weapon: Abbr. : SSM
9. Pain-in-the-neck : PEST
10. Crème de la crème : ELITE
11. Passé : DATED
12. Expiate : ATONE
13. Imparts : LENDS
18. Balloon feat : ASCENT
22. With suspicion : ASKANT
24. Arm bones : ULNAE
25. Refusals : NOES
27. Seaport in Israel : ACRE
28. "Take ___ Train," jazz classic : THEA
31. Desires : YEARNS
33. Under oath : SWORN
34. Fresh-water fish : PICKERELS
35. Feel pity for : ACHE
36. Obligation : NEED
38. Go away! : SHOO
40. A.L. player : ORIOLE
43. Guarantees : ASSURES
46. October event : SERIES
48. Certain card : SPADE
49. Peace-talks site : PARIS
50. Ward off : AVERT
51. French revenue : RENTE
53. South American plain : CAMPO
55. Flat fish : RAYS
58. Bones : OSSA
59. Nicholas : TSAR
61. Sweetheart of Sigma ___ : CHI
62. Follower of Cancer : LEO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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