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New York Times, Saturday, July 3, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,994
Across
1. Coarse cloth : TAPA
5. Musical syllables : SOLFA
10. Weapons : ARMS
14. ___ Bator : ULAN
15. Certain Jane : PLAIN
16. Sharpen : WHET
17. Attack : RAID
18. Distilling process : AGING
19. Do, for one : NOTE
20. Noise source : FIRECRACKER
23. Impair : MAR
24. Day: Abbr. : SAT
25. Prone : LIABLE
27. East, in Naples : EST
30. Summer pastime : NATATION
34. Golf-club part : SHAFT
36. Hic, ___, hoc : HAEC
37. Pourboires : TIPS
41. July 4 : NATIONALHOLIDAY
44. Pitcher : EWER
45. Any, in Scotland : ONIE
46. Indian, e.g. : OCEAN
47. Aware : SENTIENT
50. Rare golf-hole score : ONE
51. For the nonce : PROTEM
54. "___ a deal" : ITS
56. Good name, for short : REP
57. Item for July 4 : ROMANCANDLE
64. U.S. composer : IVES
66. Eastern title : RAJAH
67. Antelope of Africa : ORYX
68. Sandy tract, in England : DENE
69. Gawking : AGAPE
70. Underdone : RARE
71. Other : ELSE
72. Ridges on shells : LIRAS
73. Scottish uncles : EMES
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1. Sod : TURF
2. Asian range : ALAI
3. Match : PAIR
4. Aconcagua's range : ANDES
5. Laconian capital : SPARTA
6. Russian girl's name : OLGA
7. Secular : LAIC
8. Picket-line word : FINK
9. Fra ___ : ANGELICO
10. Bristle : AWN
11. Parallelogram : RHOMB
12. Gold or copper : METAL
13. Cubic measure : STERE
21. Poem division : CANTO
22. ___ Bravo : RIO
26. Caper : ANTIC
27. Early slave : ESNE
28. Irwin or Artie : SHAW
29. London art name : TATE
31. U. N. official : THANT
32. Hawaiian tree : AALII
33. Titter : TEHEE
35. Prime : FIRST
38. Thought: Prefix : IDEO
39. Burmese village : PAAN
40. Scotsman's since : SYNE
42. Uninterested in right or wrong : NONMORAL
43. Little Charlotte : LOTTA
48. Poets' word : EER
49. Appropriate places : NICHES
51. One of the sins : PRIDE
52. Tallinn, to Russians : REVEL
53. Reveals : OPENS
55. Breathing sound : SNORE
58. Eastern astrologers : MAGI
59. Out of harmony : AJAR
60. Calif. valley : NAPA
61. Small drink : DRAM
62. Old instrument : LYRE
63. Letters : EXES
65. View : SEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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