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New York Times, Tuesday, August 31, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,053
Across Down
1. Spotted cavy : PACA
5. Poll man : ROPER
10. Statistics : DATA
14. Asian country : IRAN
15. Bar staple : OLIVE
16. Areas in Seine : ILES
17. Kind of accountant : COST
18. Coins : DIMES
19. Preserves : CANS
20. Lapel adornment : WHITECARNATION
23. Sympathetic response : ECHO
24. Thick grape juice : SAPA
25. Fell : HEW
27. ___ the helm : EASE
30. Rose features : PETALS
34. Air pilot's concern: Abbr. : ALT
35. Squirrel's quest : ACORN
37. Repeat a printing job : RESET
38. Rook or rail : BIRD
40. Natives of Indochina : THAIS
42. Graf ___ : SPEE
43. French notions : IDEES
45. Coveted figurine : OSCAR
47. N. Y. subway : IRT
48. Swarmed : TEEMED
50. Weird : EERY
51. Amtrak's concern: Abbr. : RYS
52. Silkworm : ERIA
54. Hebrew weight : GERA
56. Discoverer of the Mississippi : HERNANDODESOTO
62. News item : OBIT
63. Burmese native : KAREN
64. Bog : MIRE
66. Draw the wrong straw : LOSE
67. Water bird : EGRET
68. Periods : EONS
69. Scout activity : DEED
70. Leap and lunar : YEARS
71. Numbers : ONES
1. Snapshot, for short : PIC
2. In a line : AROW
3. Nut-bearer : CASHEWTREE
4. Caper : ANTIC
5. Calf-roping, for one : RODEOACT
6. Suffix for acids : OLIC
7. Arizona Indian : PIMA
8. One of a double-play trio : EVERS
9. Close again : RESNAP
10. Gives orders : DICTATES
11. Turkish regiment : ALAI
12. ___clock scholar : TENO
13. Group: Abbr. : ASSN
21. Asian shrub : THEA
22. Mimic : APER
25. Dress : HABIT
26. Suppress : ELIDE
28. London quarter : SOHO
29. Efface : ERASE
31. Goal : ASPIRATION
32. Suspicious : LEERY
33. Printing directions : STETS
36. Fussy : NICE
39. Mad : DEMENTED
41. U. S. painter and family : SARGENTS
44. Antitoxins : SERA
46. Grains : RYES
49. Small locomotive : DINKEY
53. Proverb : ADAGE
55. Lover : ROMEO
56. Button on a phone : HOLD
57. Tropical tree : EBOE
58. Appear : RISE
59. Odd, in Scotland : ORRA
60. Cud chewer : DEER
61. French river : ORNE
65. Letter : ESS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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