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New York Times, Wednesday, September 15, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has repeated answers.
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K
2
N
3
I
4
F
5
E
6
A
7
N
8
D
9
C
10
I
11
T
12
E
13
N
A
V
A
L
14
F
O
R
15
K
16
O
D
E
S
17
E
C
O
L
E
18
T
R
E
A
19
T
M
E
N
T
20
A
R
R
A
N
21
T
22
S
A
B
O
T
A
G
E
23
D
E
Y
24
C
A
25
R
E
M
O
R
E
26
E
T
R
E
27
B
E
S
28
T
29
E
30
D
31
C
32
O
33
A
L
I
T
I
34
O
35
N
36
A
G
O
37
O
S
M
I
C
38
G
N
U
39
A
40
I
M
E
R
41
M
L
I
42
N
E
C
43
E
S
S
A
R
Y
44
B
O
T
45
T
46
L
47
E
48
H
A
S
H
49
H
E
S
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I
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T
A
T
E
52
A
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N
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D
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C
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O
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V
E
N
T
R
Y
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S
M
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I
L
E
R
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O
V
E
R
S
E
E
R
61
S
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B
R
A
V
E
63
R
A
T
A
64
S
N
O
D
65
L
A
V
E
S
66
K
L
O
P
67
E
L
S
68
Y
E
A
R
S
© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,068
Across
1
Way to spell N. Y. in song, with 6, 14, 44 and 52 Across and 55 Down : KNIFE
6
See 1 Across : AND
9
Commend : CITE
13
Seagoing : NAVAL
14
See 1 Across : FORK
16
Poems : ODES
17
French school : ECOLE
18
Therapist's concern : TREATMENT
20
Unmitigated : ARRANT
22
Subversive act : SABOTAGE
23
Tunisian ruler : DEY
24
Feel greater regard for : CAREMORE
26
Common French verb : ETRE
27
Beaten : BESTED
31
Temporary alliance : COALITION
36
" ... ___ and far away" : AGO
37
Of a metallic element : OSMIC
38
Wildebeest : GNU
39
Love: Fr. : AIMER
41
Roman 1051 : MLI
42
Kind of evil : NECESSARY
44
See 1 Across : BOTTLE
48
Leftover dish : HASH
49
Falter : HESITATE
52
See 1 Across : AND
55
Send to ___ (ostracize) : COVENTRY
58
Pleasant one : SMILER
60
Supervisors : OVERSEERS
62
Atlanta player : BRAVE
63
Pro ___ : RATA
64
Neat, in Scotland : SNOD
65
Washes : LAVES
66
Hoof sound : KLOP
67
Letters : ELS
68
Parts of dates : YEARS
Down
1
Work on dough : KNEAD
2
Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
3
___ Coast : IVORY
4
White House pet : FALA
5
Refuting, in logic : ELENCTIC
6
Astern : AFT
7
Scandinavian : NORSE
8
Imagine : DREAM
9
Titled Frenchmen : COMTES
10
Notion : IDEA
11
Burmese measure : TENG
12
Italian family : ESTE
15
Skewered meat : KABOB
19
Raced : TORE
21
Astringent : TART
25
Govern : REIGN
26
College man : ELI
28
Colombian Indian : TAMA
29
River to Elbe : EGER
30
Small boat : DORY
31
Search high and low : COMB
32
Norwegian city : OSLO
33
Lose, old style : AMIT
34
Individual : ONE
35
Thorax part : NUCHA
39
Gathering : ASSEMBLY
40
Somewhat: Suffix : ISH
43
Hash-house fare : EATS
45
Beat ___ : THERAP
46
Glass : LENS
47
___ Park : ESTES
50
Goddess of peace : IRENE
51
Austrian province : TYROL
52
Wash. cape : ALAVA
53
"It's ___ too late ... " : NEVER
54
Garb : DRESS
55
See 1 Across : CORK
56
Elliptical : OVAL
57
Prohibit : VETO
59
Dies ___ : IRAE
61
Student org. : SDS

Answer summary: 3 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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