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New York Times, Wednesday, June 9, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.46, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 328 (avg 1.79)
Open Squares: 53, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,970
Across Down
1. Thirst quenchers : ADES
5. Flabbergast : AMAZE
10. Dependable : SAFE
14. Down the drain : LOST
15. Plant pest : BORER
16. Car part : AXLE
17. Theater org. : ANTA
18. U.S. pioneer : BOONE
19. Greenish blue : TEAL
20. Carroll creation : JABBERWOCKY
23. Difficulty : RUB
24. Vote for : AYE
25. Close-fitting hat : TURBAN
29. Czech coins : HALERS
31. Give ear : HEED
33. ___ tree : UPA
34. Step ___ : ONIT
35. Seabee words : CANDO
36. Till now : YET
37. Following: Abbr. : SEQ
39. Pot part : LID
40. Marie or Jeanne : STE
42. Yell : RAH
44. Employers : USERS
46. Spheres : ORBS
49. Mature : AGE
50. G.I. addresses : APOS
51. Explores : PROBES
53. Chic : MODISH
55. Autoist's org. : AAA
56. Urban railways : ELS
57. Like 5 P.M. bus riders : CHEEKBYJOWL
61. Stereo gear : HIFI
64. Civil War general : RELEE
65. Movie siren : VAMP
67. Related : AKIN
68. Dunne : IRENE
69. Dies ___ : IRAE
70. N.H., Vt., et al. : NENG
71. Campus types : COEDS
72. Retreats : DENS
1. In the manner of : ALA
2. Legendary rake : DONJUAN
3. Proven : ESTABLISHED
4. Try : STAB
5. Westminster, etc. : ABBEYS
6. Irish poet : MOORE
7. In a line : AROW
8. Stoicist : ZENO
9. Put up : ERECTED
10. Butterfly : SATYR
11. Hewer : AXE
12. Vacation state: Abbr. : FLA
13. Smorgasbord item : EEL
21. Nineteenth hole : BAR
22. Renown : KUDOS
23. Greek letter : RHO
26. "Let the ___" : BUYERBEWARE
27. Follow slavishly : APE
28. D.C. ballplayer : NAT
30. Midi season : ETE
31. Thin margins : HAIRS
32. Linemen : ENDS
35. Egyptian charmer : CLEO
38. Sit on : QUASH
41. Overly : TOO
42. L.A. player : RAM
43. Bygone : AGO
45. Shaped a certain way : SPHERIC
47. Town crier : BELLMAN
48. Draft HQ : SSS
51. Check endorsers : PAYEES
52. Reign, in India : RAJ
54. Pastry chef's concern : ICING
55. Evening, in Berlin : ABEND
58. Saarinen : EERO
59. Swiss painter : KLEE
60. Roman poet : OVID
61. Yangtze tributary : HAN
62. D.D.E. : IKE
63. Fiver : FIN
66. Footlike part : PES

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

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