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New York Times, Monday, July 5, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,996
Across
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William H. or Robert : TAFT
5
Nonplused : STUCK
10
Holes in one : ACES
14
Telegram : WIRE
15
Summer-camp gear : CANOE
16
Sported : WORE
17
Norse deity : ODIN
18
City in Illinois : ALTON
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Lined up : AROW
20
Dead or Black : SEA
21
Dairy surrogate : OLEO
22
Outburst : TIRADE
24
Tantrums : RAGES
26
Wrapped : BUNDLED
27
Man at the plate : BATTER
29
Folds : TUCKS
30
As ___ (usually) : ARULE
31
___-tonk : HONKY
32
Hill in S. F. : NOB
35
Do a shoe chore : LACE
36
Zesty : TANGY
37
Belém’s other name : PARA
38
Sort : ILK
39
Musical instruments : LUTES
40
Detection medium : SONAR
41
Confronted : FACED
42
Chess piece : CASTLE
43
Brief addresses : REMARKS
46
Swahili tongue : BANTU
47
Heroine of “Private Lives” : AMANDA
48
Rely, with “on” : BANK
49
Hack : CAB
52
Legal wrong : TORT
53
Lift up : HOIST
55
Soup ingredient : OKRA
56
Heating vessel : ETNA
57
Sound off : ORATE
58
Incubators : HENS
59
Observed : SEEN
60
Softened : EASED
61
Indian : OTOE
Down
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Ark groupings : TWOS
2
Girl Friday’s role : AIDE
3
Robin Hood’s friend : FRIARTUCK
4
Bowling number : TEN
5
Fish-cleaning gadget : SCALER
6
Hoffmann’s forte : TALES
7
Preposition : UNTO
8
Talk softly : COO
9
Kind of colonel : KENTUCKY
10
Oscars, e.g. : AWARDS
11
Lobster roe : CORAL
12
Wear away : ERODE
13
Did mending : SEWED
21
Kind of arch : OGEE
23
Dark : INKY
25
Salt tree : ATLE
26
Barrel holes : BUNGS
27
Island off Java : BALI
28
Sea in Kazakh : ARAL
29
Modified : TONED
31
Abominates : HATES
32
Eastern resort : NANTUCKET
33
Kind of surgeon : ORAL
34
Minimal : BARE
36
Suburb north of N. Y. : TUCKAHOE
37
Assignment : POST
39
Cooking aid : LARD
40
Fell : SANK
41
Card game : FANTAN
42
Tilted : CANTED
43
Has it made : RATES
44
Ham-act : EMOTE
45
French river : MARNE
46
Hem : BASTE
48
Diagonal : BIAS
50
River of Florence : ARNO
51
Army station : BASE
54
Anglo-Saxon money : ORA
55
Exclamation : OHO

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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