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New York Times, Saturday, September 11, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,064

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Across
1
Stitched : SEWN
5
Good hole card : ACE
8
Exclude : DEBAR
13
Sloth : UNAU
14
Caucasian language : AVAR
15
Roman official : EDILE
16
The ___ (tops) : MOST
17
Name in N. Y. theater : DALY
18
"The ___ of Rome" : PINES
19
Alas, in Bonn : ACH
20
Sayers of football : GALE
21
Up-to-date : LATEST
22
N.F.C. team : CHICAGOBEARS
25
Roman moniker : NOMEN
26
Clever one : WIT
27
Kind of fare : CAR
30
Eye : OGLE
31
React to exercise : PERSPIRE
33
Golf stroke : PUTT
34
Alexander and Nicholas : TSARS
36
Insects : ANTS
37
Nature's wearing processes : EROSIONS
39
Basics : ABCS
40
Service branch: Abbr. : USN
41
___ minute warning : TWO
42
Phila. suburb : PAOLI
44
A.F.C. player : DENVERBRONCO
48
Taste properties : SAPORS
51
Electricity word : VOLT
52
Snooze : NAP
53
Miss Doolittle : ELIZA
54
Matador's wear : CAPE
55
Make out : FARE
56
Captured : TAKEN
57
River to Baltic : ODER
58
Road to the Forum : ITER
59
Like some gases : INERT
60
Individual: Abbr. : PER
61
Scottish, for one : RITE
Down
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Common shrub : SUMAC
2
Son of Cain : ENOCH
3
Redskins' home : WASHINGTON
4
Filbert : NUT
5
Arthurian place : AVALON
6
Painter Bingham's middle name : CALEB
7
Condition: Suffix : ERY
8
Leaves : DEPARTS
9
Does desk work : EDITS
10
Plant stem : BINE
11
Bar orders : ALES
12
Part of R and R : REST
14
Proverb : ADAGE
20
Football, for one : GAME
21
Resting places : LAIRS
23
Baltimore's pride : COLTS
24
Pitcher : EWER
27
Bengals' home : CINCINNATI
28
School subject : ARTS
29
___ judicata : RES
30
Possessive : OURS
31
Family members : PAS
32
Picasso : PABLO
33
Little, to Pierre : PEU
34
Hamlets : TOWNS
35
Soviet river : SNOV
38
Repeating : ITERANT
39
Prefix for an artery : AORT
42
Fitting : PROPER
43
Having more skill : ABLER
44
One who nods : DOZER
45
Get around : EVADE
46
Proof mark : CARET
47
Part of op. cit. : OPERE
48
Bristle: Prefix : SETI
49
Ex-fullback Ameche : ALAN
50
Fish : PIKE
54
___ a plea : COP
55
Tree : FIR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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