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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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C
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,047
Across
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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
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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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