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New York Times, Monday, August 23, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { B F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,045
Across Down
1. Faded : PASSE
6. News piece : ITEM
10. Long cut : GASH
14. Type size : AGATE
15. Malaysian vessel : PROA
16. Resort in Norway : OTTA
17. Kind of orbit : LUNAR
18. Calif. city : SANTACRUZ
20. Baltic native : LETT
21. Induced : LED
22. Tennyson lady : ELAINE
23. Glad: Fr. : AISE
25. Sea duck : EIDER
27. Sweetener : SACCHARIN
30. Despot : TSAR
34. Sesame : TIL
35. Incidents : EVENTS
37. Munro : SAKI
38. Gershwin : IRA
39. Defense line : DEW
40. Greek letter : ETA
42. Blue Eagle initials : NRA
43. Individual: Abbr. : PERS
45. Of a vertebra : SACRAL
47. Small portion : TOT
48. Dutch town : EDAM
49. Philosopher George : SANTAYANA
51. Kind of fingers : ITCHY
54. Word on a coin : UNUM
55. Area of Ireland : ULSTER
58. Sullivan and others : EDS
60. Okinawan city : NAHA
63. Mexican general of Alamo fame : SANTAANNA
65. Against a thing, in law : INREM
66. Bacchanals' cry : EVOE
67. Intelligence : MIND
68. Illinois city : CAIRO
69. Repaired : SEWN
70. Pretext : PLEA
71. Imaginary creature : SNARK
1. Make weary : PALL
2. Chill : AGUE
3. Cuban city : SANTACLARA
4. Noise of a sort : STATIC
5. Poetic word : EER
6. ___ dixit : IPSE
7. Exchange : TRADEIN
8. Eternity : EON
9. Joined : MATED
10. Juvenile transport : GOCARTS
11. Italian town : ATRI
12. Flabbergast : STUN
13. Murk : HAZE
19. Drink : ALE
21. Autumn accumulations : LEAVES
24. Discard : SHED
26. Certain trainee : INTERN
27. Plant stalk : STIPE
28. Exhibited : AIRED
29. Clean again : REWASH
31. Historic ship : SANTAMARIA
32. Ohio city : AKRON
33. Lasso : RIATA
36. Rank : STATUS
41. Shepard : ALAN
44. In love : SMITTEN
46. Pepper : CAYENNE
50. Chinese province : YUNNAN
52. Beverage : TEA
53. Swimmer's hazard : CRAMP
55. Purposes : USES
56. Flow along : LAVE
57. TV phenomenon : SNOW
59. Art movement : DADA
61. Man of Berlin : HERR
62. Run ___ : AMOK
64. Nothing : NIL
65. Ending for tact or class : ICS

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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