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New York Times, Wednesday, July 14, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,005

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Baseball term : SAFE
5. Machine part : CAM
8. Neckpieces : BOAS
12. Will V.I.P. : HEIR
13. ___ fide : MALA
14. Virile : MANLY
15. Guthrie : ARLO
16. By any chance : EVER
17. Window : ORIEL
18. Nostalgic delicacy : MOMSCHICKENSOUP
21. Rope : REATA
22. Large deer : ELK
23. Utmost : NTH
24. Chinese name : MAO
26. Bliss : PARADISE
29. Dedicate : ALLOT
31. State: Abbr. : FLA
32. Drive off : SHOO
36. Variety headline of 1929 : WALLSTLAYSANEGG
40. Rear : RISE
41. Sup : EAT
42. Kind : GENRE
43. Group of words or years : SENTENCE
47. Bishopric : SEE
48. Agreeing with : PRO
51. Manipulate : USE
52. Artist Max : ERNST
54. Signs of pique : RUFFLEDFEATHERS
59. ___ nous : ENTRE
60. Verdi heroine : AIDA
61. True : REAL
62. Lip-curling : SNEER
63. Hard to believe : TALL
64. To be: Fr. : ETRE
65. "Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
66. Summer on the Loire : ETE
67. Sound of relief : WHEW
Down
1. Put-on : SHAM
2. Of flying : AERO
3. Camera contents : FILMROLLS
4. Uneven : EROSE
5. Party item : CAVIAR
6. Guinness : ALEC
7. Conspicuously : MARKEDLY
8. Ballet practice spots : BARS
9. Bulb : ONION
10. Alaskan native : ALEUT
11. Graceful girl : SYLPH
13. Conductor Zubin : MEHTA
14. Zoo creatures, for short : MONKS
19. Relatives of lieuts. : CAPTS
20. Howe : ELIAS
24. Bryn ___ : MAWR
25. Jai ___ : ALAI
27. "___ worse than death" : AFATE
28. Early slave : ESNE
30. Cheers for a matador : OLES
33. Scarce items : HENSTEETH
34. Grimm bad man : OGRE
35. Architectural curve : OGEE
37. Past or present : TENSE
38. Midnight appointment : LATEDATE
39. Spy : AGENT
44. Swiss mathematician : EULER
45. Phonograph must : NEEDLE
46. South African village: Var. : CRAAL
48. Urge : PRESS
49. Like junior's nose : RUNNY
50. Frequently : OFTEN
53. Virago : SHREW
55. Exempt : FREE
56. Order : FIAT
57. Thin : RARE
58. Relative of scads : SLEW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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