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New York Times, Monday, August 2, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,024
Across Down
1. Rum cake : BABA
5. Doleful : DREAR
10. Old Spanish coin : REAL
14. Repute : ODOR
15. Arterial trunk : AORTA
16. All: Prefix : OMNI
17. Bonbon : CONFECTION
19. One of Omar's wishes : WINE
20. Peer Gynt's mother : ASE
21. King of bag : TOTE
22. Minos, for one : CRETAN
24. Skating star : HENIE
26. Sound: Prefix : PHON
27. Rinehart play : THEBAT
29. Of a motif : THEMATIC
33. Gets wind of : HEARS
34. Conscious : AWARE
35. Big bird : EMU
36. Asian land: Prefix : INDO
37. Mexican alder : ALISO
38. ___ Rabbit : BRER
39. Compass point : NNE
40. Overweight : OBESE
41. ___ much as (up to) : FORAS
42. Restless one : GADABOUT
44. Part of H.S.H. : SERENE
45. Knox or Wayne : FORT
46. Friend of Smollett's Random : STRAP
47. Luncheon dish : OMELET
50. Capone feature : SCAR
51. French law : LOI
54. Nimbus : HALO
55. Obstacle : IMPEDIMENT
58. ___ Ticsi, Incan god : ILLA
59. Nemo, translated : NOONE
60. Assistant : AIDE
61. Kiln : OAST
62. Accesses : GATES
63. ___ cat : ONEA
1. Mouth: Sp. : BOCA
2. Flurries : ADOS
3. Stupid : BONEHEADED
4. Dog's word in comic strip : ARF
5. Asian robber : DACOIT
6. Celtic instrument : ROTTE
7. Indian : ERIE
8. From ___ Z : ATO
9. Landowner of West : RANCHERO
10. "Ivanhoe" girl : ROWENA
11. Utter : EMIT
12. Karenina : ANNA
13. Legal claim : LIEN
18. Heating vessels : ETNAS
23. Where all roads meet : ROME
25. Spanish river : EBRO
26. Aspect : PHASE
27. Do one's ___ : THING
28. Rinse : HENNA
29. Dance : TWIST
30. Rampart platform : TERREPLEIN
31. "___ what I say" : IMEAN
32. Malediction : CURSE
34. Eskimo : ALEUT
37. Cutting short : ABORTING
38. Adriatic wind : BORA
40. Woodwind : OBOE
41. Iron: Prefix : FERRI
43. On board ship : AFLOAT
44. Greek measures : STADES
46. Location : SCENE
47. Taft territory : OHIO
48. Part of a bird's jaw : MALA
49. Old cloth measures : ELLS
50. Problem of Lady Macbeth : SPOT
52. Wave, in France : ONDE
53. Virginia shrub : ITEA
56. Extinct bird : MOA
57. Peking name : MAO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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