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New York Times, Monday, September 27, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,080
Across Down
1. Bird's craw : CROP
5. Danish vowel sound : STOD
9. Alter in form : VARY
13. Prefix for flavin : RIBO
14. Joined in a Scout activity : HIKED
16. Garden flower : IRIS
17. Moslem noble : AMIR
18. All set : ONICE
19. English river : OUSE
20. Aircraft for TV's Adam West : BATPLANE
22. More serene : CALMER
24. Unctuous : OILY
25. Rambler : ROSE
26. Booty : SPOILS
29. Series of syllogisms : SORITES
32. Colorful flower : PANSY
33. Water lily : LOTUS
34. Infatuation personified : ATE
36. Canal : ERIE
37. Bingham : HIRAM
38. Stravinsky : IGOR
39. Ring decision : TKO
40. Scottish salmon : KELTS
41. Improve : AMEND
42. Biblical liar : ANANIAS
44. Garden shrub : SPIREA
45. ___ oxide : ZINC
46. Galley marking : STET
47. Part of B.L.T. : TOMATO
50. Jelly ingredients : CURRANTS
54. Welcome : HAIL
55. Practical : UTILE
57. Bore : TIRE
58. Sea bird : ERNE
59. Town on Baranof Island : SITKA
60. Kind of school: Abbr. : ELEM
61. Thin Man's dog : ASTA
62. Lectern : DESK
63. Arnaz : DESI
1. Kind of grass : CRAB
2. Heroine of "Green Mansions" : RIMA
3. News item : OBIT
4. Aquarium performer : PORPOISE
5. Navigation hazards : SHOALS
6. Like an old piano : TINNY
7. Steinbeck character : OKIE
8. Winter month: Abbr. : DEC
9. N. J. flower : VIOLET
10. Skunk cabbage's family : ARUM
11. Rebel : RISE
12. Flemish river : YSER
15. Propriety : DECORUM
21. Calla or tiger : LILY
23. Sale condition : ASIS
25. Rosters : ROTAS
26. Small barracuda : SPET
27. Winter wear : PARKA
28. Edible relative of 21 Down : ONION
29. Out of ___ : SORTS
30. Desirous : EAGER
31. Fred or Lucy : STONE
33. Ornamental shrub : LILAC
35. Wagnerian goddess : ERDA
37. Atrocious : HEINOUS
38. Flattered in a way : IMITATED
40. Do sweater work : KNIT
41. One who copies : APER
43. Spring bloomer : AZALEA
44. Blue or yellow : STREAK
46. Pouts : SULKS
47. Asian shrub : THEA
48. Crewmen : OARS
49. Coin : MINT
50. Quote : CITE
51. River to Medit. : NILE
52. ___ bien : TRES
53. Trailer truck, for short : SEMI
56. Three times a day: Abbr. : TID

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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