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New York Times, Friday, August 13, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,035
Across
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Bridge contract : SLAM
5
Scale : CLIMB
10
Syrinx player : PAN
13
Singer Horne : LENA
14
Wit : HUMOR
15
Theater section : LOGE
16
State positively : AVER
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Via ___ : APPIA
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Ivy Leaguers : ELIS
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/ / / / / : VIRGULES
21
: : : : : : COLONS
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Havens : ARKS
24
Arctic bird : SKUA
25
Contumely : SCORN
28
One hundredth : IPERCENT
32
Misplaces : LOSES
33
Mine entrances : ADITS
34
French statute : LOI
35
Overlook : OMIT
36
Small birds : WRENS
37
Honey: Prefix : MELL
38
Cockney's pad : OME
39
Waxes: Lat. : CERAE
40
Wanderer : NOMAD
41
Latitude circle : PARALLEL
43
Peace goddess : IRENE
44
Gold-colored : GILT
45
Assistant : AIDE
47
. : PERIOD
50
* : ASTERISK
54
Leaf angle : AXIL
55
Or else, musically : OSSIA
57
Indigo : ANIL
58
Boatswain's gear : PIPE
59
Port of Brazil : NATAL
60
St. Helena or Elba : ISLE
61
Downed : ATE
62
Dark wood : EBONY
63
Memo : NOTE
Down
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Pole or Czech : SLAV
2
Dolly of "Hello Dolly" : LEVI
3
Biblical name : ANER
4
Anthropologist Mead : MARGARET
5
Kind of talk : CHALK
6
Fruit pigeons : LUPES
7
Mischief makers : IMPS
8
Me, in France : MOI
9
[ ] : BRACKETS
10
Horsy sport : POLO
11
Opposed, out West : AGIN
12
Monster's Loch : NESS
15
Corot masterpiece : LELAC
20
Coffee containers : URNS
22
Possessive : OURS
24
Book back : SPINE
25
Sailing vessel : SLOOP
26
, : COMMA
27
Willow : OSIER
28
Paragon : IDEAL
29
Smyrna fig : ELEME
30
Man without a country : NOLAN
31
What's over this ñ : TILDE
33
Court decree : ARRET
36
Words of commendation : WELLDONE
37
Wet forecast : MORERAIN
39
Muse of history : CLIO
40
Group of pheasants : NIDE
42
Nimble : AGILE
45
Oriental : ASIAN
46
Country : ITALY
47
Hemingway : PAPA
48
Theater sign : EXIT
49
Pickable : RIPE
50
Regarding : ASTO
51
___ many words : INSO
52
Flood deposit : SILT
53
Swiss artist : KLEE
56
Holy day: Abbr. : SAB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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