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New York Times, Tuesday, August 17, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,039
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1. Prop for Aladdin : LAMP
5. Certain ray : BETA
9. Crew : GANG
13. Biblical measure : OMER
14. ___-a-Dale : ALLAN
15. Money in Venice : LIRE
16. Eminence : NOTE
17. Churls : BOORS
18. To ___ (everybody) : AMAN
19. Vodka drinks : GRASSHOPPERS
22. Porcelain ware : SPODE
23. Award : OSCAR
27. Spanish drink : SHERRY
29. Sentiment: Fr. : AME
31. Gardner : AVA
32. L.B.J. adviser George : REEDY
33. Moscow ___ (vodka drinks) : MULES
35. Defense arm: Abbr. : NAV
36. Mideast initials : UAR
37. Beam : LASER
38. Stamp : DIE
39. Roman 2,500 : MMD
40. Shoddy merchandise : BORAX
41. ___ the beans : SPILL
43. Party : BEE
44. Chemical prefix : OXY
45. Emmys : AWARDS
47. ___ Ababa : ADDIS
49. Certain noise : SNORE
50. Vodka drinks : SCREWDRIVERS
56. Assistant : AIDE
59. Bitter drugs : ALOES
60. Et ___ : ALII
61. Lead the billing : STAR
62. ___ Haute : TERRE
63. "There ___ any more" : ISNT
64. Eliot hero : BEDE
65. Scottish relatives : EMES
66. Triangle sides : LEGS
1. Hanker : LONG
2. Love, in Madrid : AMOR
3. Prefix for physics : META
4. Urged insistently : PRESSED
5. Pick-me-up for some : BLOODYMARY
6. Slip away : ELOPE
7. Waterproof covering : TARP
8. Creek: Fr. : ANSE
9. Barometer : GLASS
10. Between ready and fire : AIM
11. Agency of 1930's : NRA
12. Mil. title : GEN
14. Despise : ABHOR
20. Nimble : SPRY
21. Lobster corals : ROES
24. Kind of snapshot : CANDID
25. Benefits : AVAILS
26. "Boléro" man : RAVEL
27. Having ridges : SEAMED
28. Gathered together : HERDED
29. Creamy drinks : ALEXANDERS
30. Sea: Fr. : MER
32. Latin dance : RUMBA
34. Part of N. Amer. : USA
37. Bagel's partner : LOX
40. Pear : BOSC
41. Ranee's attire : SARI
42. Win out : PREVAIL
46. More unfavorable : WORSE
48. French river : ISERE
49. Declared : SWORE
51. Rank high : RATE
52. Kind of school: Abbr. : ELEM
53. Otherwise : ELSE
54. Wagnerian cycle : RING
55. Remains inactive : SITS
56. Fireproof material: Abbr. : ASB
57. Native: Suffix : ITE
58. Family member : DAD

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