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New York Times, Monday, August 30, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,052
Across
1
Decrees : ACTS
5
Brighton, for one : BEACH
10
Irish dramatist : SHAW
14
Earth goddess : GAEA
15
Snow house : IGLOO
16
British noble : PEER
17
Busy area in London : TRAFALGARSQUARE
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London landmark : STPAULS
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Unchanged particle : NEUTRON
22
Places of refuge : ARKS
23
Surrounded : BESET
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Wrapped garments : SARIS
26
Deviate : ERR
27
Mountain nation : NEPAL
31
Orchestra sections : PITS
32
Here, in Paris : ICI
33
Writer : SCRIBE
34
French friend : AMI
35
Inhumane : BRUTISH
37
Demure : COY
38
Tent : TEEPEE
40
Insect : ANT
41
Rabbit tail : SCUT
42
Ford : EDSEL
43
Dutch export : GIN
44
Body politic : STATE
45
Actor David : NIVEN
47
Macbeth's Birnam ___ : WOOD
48
Important House title : SPEAKER
51
Corny remark : BROMIDE
54
Pilgrims' stories : CANTERBURYTALES
56
African plant : ALOE
57
Rope fiber : SISAL
58
Family : CLAN
59
Current events : NEWS
60
Poem of lament : ELEGY
61
London park : HYDE
Down
1
Representatives: Abbr. : AGTS
2
"The Apple ___" : CART
3
Mad Hatter's affairs : TEAPARTIES
4
Expeditions : SAFARIS
5
Proposed laws : BILLS
6
Urges, with "on" : EGGS
7
___ king : ALA
8
Grain trader's coup : CORNER
9
Waters : HOSES
10
Explosive utterance : SPUTTER
11
Pay attention to : HEAR
12
Prefix for nautics : AERO
13
Designer of 20 Across : WREN
18
Diving birds : AUKS
19
Satisfy : QUENCH
23
Great place : BRITAIN
24
Sudden outpouring : SPATE
25
Strived : AIMED
26
Old French coin : ECU
28
Circus of note : PICCADILLY
29
Nearly : ABOUT
30
Philippine island : LEYTE
32
Pique : IRE
33
Certain plane : SST
35
Resemble : BELIKE
36
Lincoln's ___ : INN
39
Household gods : PENATES
41
Tolerate : STOMACH
43
Rodent : GERBIL
44
Smoke byproduct : SOOT
46
Bible division : VERSE
47
Perversely : WRYLY
48
Scrutinize : SCAN
49
Beyond the ___ : PALE
50
Ample, for Omar : ENOW
51
Blow one's horn : BRAG
52
Out of play, as a ball : DEAD
53
Domestic slave : ESNE
55
Function : USE

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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