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New York Times, Tuesday, July 13, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,004
Across Down
1. Abner's creator : CAPP
5. Dry riverbed of West : WASH
9. Depression agency : CCC
12. Postpone : TABLE
13. "___, Brute" : ETTU
14. "Zhivago" name : LARA
16. Kind of flu : ASIAN
17. Taylor-Burton movie : BOOM
18. Egyptian deity : AMEN
19. Sheen : PATINA
21. Most temperamental : MOODIEST
23. Merriman and others : NANS
25. Espouse : PROMOTE
26. "___ foe?" : FRIENDOR
30. Life or theft item: Abbr. : INS
31. Henhouse area : ROOST
32. At ___ (in any case) : LEAST
34. Direction : NNE
37. "If this ___ love" : ISNT
38. A to Z : GAMUT
39. Character in "Lear" : FOOL
40. Hemisphere group : OAS
41. More exceptional : RARER
42. Insect stage : LARVA
43. Tablet : PAD
44. Scott's penny : TALISMAN
46. Moonlight and others : SONATAS
50. Monster's habitat : LOCH
51. Stock word for a baby : ADORABLE
53. Ginza companion : GEISHA
57. Rents : LETS
58. Henley sights : OARS
60. Prickly pear : NOPAL
61. Storied dog : TOTO
62. Ogden's state : UTAH
63. Trap : SNARE
64. French denial : NON
65. Prefix with meter or vise : TELE
66. Spanish direction : ESTE
1. Home, in Veracruz : CASA
2. ___ of all right : ABIT
3. Most like Jane : PLAINEST
4. Flag : PENNANT
5. Network : WEB
6. Kind of smasher : ATOM
7. Porch : STOOP
8. Rogers or Thurber : HUMORIST
9. Sourdoughs' concerns : CLAIMS
10. Ornamental piece : CAMEO
11. Wave top : CREST
12. Spigot : TAP
15. Pay up : ANTE
20. Part of etc. : AND
22. Common contraction : DONT
24. Kind of battery : SOLAR
26. Cold, in Spain : FRIO
27. Ponselle : ROSA
28. Charged particles : IONS
29. Convened again : REMET
33. Of the ear : AURAL
34. Average : NORM
35. Brightening star : NOVA
36. Spirit : ELAN
38. Social butterfly : GADABOUT
39. Seventh Ave. specialties : FASHIONS
41. ___-tat : RATA
42. Undue freedom : LICENSE
43. Weems, for one : PARSON
45. Diary of a sort : LOG
46. Below the ___ : SALT
47. "___ a Grecian Urn" : ODEON
48. " . . . or ___ be" : NOTTO
49. Schedule : SLATE
52. Of an age : ERAL
54. Quarrel : SPAT
55. Rabbit's cousin : HARE
56. Pub drink : ALE
59. Ship designation : SHE

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

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