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New York Times, Thursday, September 23, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 51, Avg Word Len: 4.83, Missing: { H Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 50, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,076
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1. Hideout : LAIR
5. Boats : CRAFT
10. Practical : VIABLE
12. Kind of pitcher : RELIEF
14. Penny-arcade game : PINBALL
15. Nevertheless : EVENSO
16. Bow : ARC
17. Man of figures: Abbr. : AUD
19. Ocean vessels: Abbr. : STRS
21. Clock numeral : VII
22. Flying object : BOXKITE
26. Girl's name : IMA
27. Map abbr. : ALT
28. Warded off : AVERTED
29. Plater : NAG
30. Teased : NEEDLED
32. Nestle : SNUGGLE
34. Paddle : OAR
35. Fiddler crab : UCA
36. Periodical : JOURNAL
40. Kitchen item : TOASTER
44. Arabic prefix for son : IBN
45. Detach in a way : CLIPOUT
47. Common verb : ARE
48. Record : LOG
49. Geometrical figure : ELLIPSE
50. Pique : IRE
51. Draws : TIES
53. Pro ___ : TEM
54. French negative : PAS
55. Sandwich meat : SALAMI
58. Like some X-rated films : OBSCENE
62. Missouri name : TRUMAN
63. Cut that out! : STOPIT
64. Bite : STING
65. Fish : TUNA
1. Technician's place : LAB
2. Sports group: Abbr. : ABA
3. Kind of wind : ILL
4. Calm : RELAXED
5. Movie preliminaries : CREDITS
6. Church title: Abbr. : REV
7. Beverage : ALE
8. Features of some cars : FINS
9. Experimentation : TESTING
10. Forceful : VIRILE
11. Goad : INCITE
13. Dress-up affair : FORMAL
14. Stately dance : PAVAN
18. Soviet region: Abbr. : UKR
20. Western shrub : SAGE
22. Remainder : BALANCE
23. Generally : OVERALL
24. Insubstantial : TENUOUS
25. Enlighten : EDUCATE
31. "Le Coq ___" : DOR
33. Kind of meter : GAS
36. Cast off, in romance : JILT
37. Certain musician : OBOIST
38. Disengages, as a clutch : UNGEARS
39. Rhythmic : LILTING
40. Apical : TOPMOST
41. Taiwan capital : TAIPEI
42. Astray : ERRANT
43. Dodger name : REESE
46. Slapstick prop : PIE
52. Slovenly one : SLUT
56. "Where ___?" : AMI
57. Adult : MAN
59. Engineering unit : BTU
60. Descendant : SON
61. Tax man: Abbr. : CPA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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