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New York Times, Tuesday, August 3, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,025
Across Down
1. Tiny amount : WISP
5. Athens sight : RUINS
10. Boorish : RUDE
14. Theater group : ANTA
15. Heron : EGRET
16. Gem stone : OPAL
17. Take top billing : STAR
18. Make fit : ALTER
19. Hatfield : MARK
20. Mightiness : POTENCY
22. Napery linens : DAMASKS
24. One : UNIT
25. Cambodian : ASIAN
26. Companion of aiding : ABETTING
29. Baseball great : TYCOBB
33. Cartwright : HOSS
34. Empty : VOID
36. Certain Southerner : BELLE
37. Abbr. on an envelope : ESQ
38. Joyous : FESTIVE
40. Goddess, in Rome : DEA
41. "It's ___ bet" : ASURE
43. Move carefully : EASE
44. Worn : USED
45. Aiding nature in a way : DYEING
47. Lament : THRENODY
49. Penetrating : ACUTE
51. School dept. : ATHL
52. Diminish : DEPLETE
55. Wearing a hairnet : SNOODED
58. News item : OBIT
59. Tire part : TREAD
61. Cleave : RIVE
62. Horse play : POLO
63. Heath genus : ERICA
64. Appear : SEEM
65. Genesis man : ENOS
66. Companions of files : RANKS
67. Birds : ERNS
1. Kind of waist : WASP
2. Preposition : INTO
3. Majestic : STATUESQUE
4. Part of the generation gap : PARENTS
5. Responding : REACTIVE
6. Repulsive : UGLY
7. N.Y. subway : IRT
8. Is obligated : NEEDS
9. Narrow passage : STRAIT
10. Language group : ROMANCE
11. Javanese tree : UPAS
12. Gloomy : DARK
13. Big game : ELKS
21. Basketball tourney: Abbr. : NIT
23. Indecisive word : MAYBE
25. Disturb : AGITATE
26. Leading : AHEAD
27. Dictatorial : BOSSY
28. Something to follow : NOSE
30. He never dies : OLDSOLDIER
31. Drain to the limit : BLEED
32. Like some eyes : BEADY
35. Slick chick : DISH
38. Shady middleman : FENCE
39. Porticos : VERANDAS
42. Main stems : RIALTOS
44. Ground, in a way : UNHORSE
46. Place for a certain snipe : GUTTER
48. W.W. II area : ETO
50. Cotta or firma : TERRA
52. Info : DOPE
53. Black : EBON
54. Hair: Prefix : PILO
55. White wine : SACK
56. Equitable : EVEN
57. Party members: Abbr. : DEMS
60. German article : EIN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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