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New York Times, Wednesday, July 7, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q U W X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,998
Across
1. Honey factory : HIVE
5. Ruin : SPOIL
10. Wolf or card unit : PACK
14. Mine yields : ORES
15. "Over ___" : THERE
16. Instrument : OBOE
17. Pre-marital title : MISS
18. Moses' spokesman : AARON
19. Plebeian in footwear line : CLOG
20. Has a high opinion of : ESTEEMS
22. Coins : NICKELS
24. Neckpieces : NAPES
26. One of five little pigs : TOE
27. Land stretches : TRACTS
30. Ben Franklin and others : PRINTERS
35. Functions : ROLES
36. Tree get-together : GROVE
37. U. N. name : LIE
38. Actor Burl : IVES
39. Very recent Mrs. : BRIDE
40. Become listless : MOPE
41. Kind of cat: Abbr. : PER
42. Thicknesses : PLIES
43. Did cowboy work : ROPED
44. True copies, in law : ESTREATS
46. Come-hither nymphs : SIRENS
47. Yet, to poets : EEN
48. Plant capsule : THECA
50. Grades again : REMARKS
54. New World cats : OCELOTS
58. State : AVER
59. Fill with pride : ELATE
61. Result of cerebral activity : IDEA
62. Bog down : MIRE
63. Shaded : TONED
64. Eagerness plus : ZEAL
65. Vehicle : SLED
66. Fashion : STYLE
67. Existence: Lat. : ESSE
Down
1. Unlocalized hatrack : HOME
2. Spring flower : IRIS
3. Sleeveless garment : VEST
4. Spirits : ESSENCES
5. Dies : STAMPS
6. Stage : PHASE
7. Poet's ended : OER
8. Press : IRON
9. Soothing : LENITIVE
10. Boy's catchall : POCKET
11. Up to : ABLE
12. Like a million : COOL
13. Small casks : KEGS
21. Dines : EATS
23. Geometric shape : CONE
25. Most nimble : SPRIEST
27. Worthless stuff : TRIPE
28. Wanders : ROVES
29. Vigilant : ALERT
31. Fishing gear : RODS
32. Avoid wedding expenses : ELOPE
33. Develop : RIPEN
34. Sows : SEEDS
36. "True ___" : GRIT
39. Covers thoroughly : BLANKETS
40. Emulate Aesop : MORALIZE
42. Look narrowly : PEER
43. Departing wedding gift : RICE
45. Brought up : REARED
46. Withdraw : SECEDE
49. Grand, for one : HOTEL
50. Butts : RAMS
51. Kind of eye : EVIL
52. French relative : MERE
53. Mailbox part : SLOT
55. Poems : ODES
56. Socials : TEAS
57. Ad feature : SALE
60. Indefinite word : ANY

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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