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New York Times, Wednesday, August 25, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,047

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Students & seniors
Across
1. African lake : CHAD
5. Hari : MATA
9. Sea prowler : UBOAT
14. Prefix for drome : AERO
15. "Did you ___!" : EVER
16. Duty, in Hinduism : KARMA
17. Bridge of a sort : GANGPLANK
19. "___-a-Dale" : ALLAN
20. Seashore problem : EROSION
21. Atolls : ISLETS
22. Forty weekdays : LENT
23. Disney character : CLEO
24. Scottish slope : BRAE
27. Type: Abbr. : ITAL
29. Sooner : OKIE
33. Blush : REDDEN
36. Town on the Hudson : OSSINING
38. Wing : ALA
39. Tire : RETREAD
41. Depot: Abbr. : STA
42. Sleeper on the Nice express : WAGONLIT
44. China's Sun ___ : YATSEN
46. Caustics : LYES
47. Robert E. et al. : LEES
49. Members of a crew : OARS
50. Sale stipulation : ASIS
52. Horse : ARAB
55. Purse item : HANKIE
58. Mexican state : TABASCO
62. Of space : AREAL
63. Modern pirate : SKYJACKER
65. Gay : RIANT
66. Israeli dance : HORA
67. Fix a chair : CANE
68. Partner of walsy : PALSY
69. Adventurous : RASH
70. Mel and family : OTTS
Down
1. Batting-practice structure : CAGE
2. Get wind of : HEAR
3. Cartoonist : ARNO
4. Alaskan transit : DOGSLED
5. Casaba : MELON
6. Before, in Italy : AVANTI
7. Playing card : TEN
8. Biblical transit : ARK
9. Decree : UKASE
10. Free-floating transit : BALLOON
11. Heraldic band : ORLE
12. Form of amo : AMAT
13. Colors : TANS
18. Pizza : PIE
21. Words of hearty agreement : ILLSAY
23. Subjective, for one : CASE
24. Noisy fight : BRAWL
25. Race : RELAY
26. Saying : ADAGE
28. Cake : TORTE
30. "___ fool" : KISSA
31. Among: Prefix : INTER
32. Alaska's William and others : EGANS
34. Sea eagle : ERN
35. Sunshine girl : NELLIE
37. Cider girl : IDA
40. Laces : TIES
43. People of Expo '70 site : OSAKANS
45. Certain road : TOBACCO
48. Butterflies : SATYRS
51. Full of sediment : SILTY
53. Eastern prince : RAJAH
54. Lawyers' group: Abbr. : ABA
55. Lyre's cousin : HARP
56. Opera feature : ARIA
57. Patricia of films : NEAL
59. Card game : SKAT
60. Red item : CENT
61. Minerals : ORES
63. Stock unit: Abbr. : SHR
64. Hawaiian tree : KOA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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