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New York Times, Wednesday, August 11, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,033
Across
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Oodles : SCADS
6
Grassy places : LEAS
10
Dumb one : DORA
14
Man with an army : ARNIE
15
Gardner : ERLE
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Greedy : AVID
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Pretend : LETON
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Hebrew lyre : ASOR
19
Impart : LEND
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Irrelevant : WIDEOFTHEMARK
23
Outside: Prefix : ECT
24
P.I. termite: Var. : ANAI
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College degrees : BAS
28
Vapor: Prefix : ATMO
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Join : ENLIST
35
Selves : EGOS
37
Pitchers and walls have them : EARS
39
Duller : TAMER
40
Foreign policy : DOLLARDIPLOMACY
43
Shaped bar : IRAIL
44
Off-Broadway award : OBIE
45
Danish counties : AMTS
46
Man's name : MARVIN
48
Miss Claire and others : INAS
50
Downed plane of 1971 : SST
51
Symphony instrument : OBOE
53
One of a world seven : SEA
55
Wanting : HAVINGAYENFOR
61
Italian city : ASTI
62
Kind of sugar : CANE
63
Levees : DIKES
65
Graceful rhythm : LILT
66
Killer whale : ORCA
67
Bathsheba's husband : URIAH
68
Folksinger Joan : BAEZ
69
Sea: Ger. : MEER
70
Arctic explorer : PEARY
Down
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My gal : SAL
2
Kind of cut : CREW
3
Against : ANTI
4
Rectifier : DIODE
5
Finger Lake : SENECA
6
Page : LEAF
7
Formerly : ERST
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Maui greeting : ALOHA
9
Peaceful : SERENE
10
Tibetan exile : DALAILAMA
11
Finished : OVER
12
Place for Peggy Fleming : RINK
13
Total : ADD
21
Mammal with webbed feet : OTTER
22
Robe, in Spain : MANTO
25
Make obscure : BEDIM
26
Athens sight : AGORA
27
___ system : SOLAR
29
Trumpeter perch : MADO
30
Small antelope : ORIBI
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Mosque priests : IMAMS
33
Factions : SECTS
34
Meeting : TRYST
36
Plum brandy : SLIVOVITZ
38
Short ride : SPIN
41
Excuse : ALIBI
42
Tenant's concern : LEASE
47
Army man : NONCOM
49
Assign to prison : SENDUP
52
Lost: Fr. : EGARE
54
Blazing : AFIRE
55
Chinese dynasty : HSIA
56
Salt tree : ATLE
57
Noun ending : ANCE
58
Sidereal ___ : YEAR
59
Moroccan coin : OKIA
60
Rise up : REAR
61
Vestment : ALB
64
Draw back : SHY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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