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New York Times, Tuesday, November 10, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 371 (avg 1.98)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,759

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Across
1
African village : STAD
5
Pokes : JABS
9
Broadcast : STREW
14
Gully in Norh Africa : WADI
15
Adjective ending : ULAR
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"___ là?" (Who goes there?) : QUIVA
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W. W. II powers : AXIS
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Exactly right words : MOTSJUSTES
20
Reading aid : PINCENEZ
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Lets up : EASES
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Dear me! : ALAS
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Kittenish sound : MEWL
25
Hussar's gear : SABRE
28
Enraged : WORKEDUP
32
Residence : ABODE
33
Sweetheart : HONEY
34
Verb ending : IZE
35
Belgian city : MONS
36
Got along : FARED
37
___ au rhum : BABA
38
Sharp-cornered: Abbr. : ANG
39
Bombastic : WINDY
40
Goof : BONER
41
Danger : JEOPARDY
43
Unseaworthy : LEAKY
44
Black : INKY
45
Pinza : EZIO
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Civvies : MUFTI
49
Sneaked away : CREPTOUT
53
Table wines : ZINFANDELS
55
___ de Pinos : ISLA
56
"Feed ___, starve . . . " : ACOLD
57
Encourage : ABET
58
Winglike : ALAR
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Opens wide : GAPES
60
Occupied : BUSY
61
Taboo thing : NONO
Down
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Exchange : SWAP
2
Rainy-day cry : TAXI
3
Tennis term : ADIN
4
Certain bridge plays : DISCARDS
5
Agra's river : JUMNA
6
African plants : ALOES
7
Swiss coin : BATZ
8
Older ones: Abbr. : SRS
9
Harsh : SQUAWKY
10
Struggle : TUSSLE
11
Ceremonial : RITE
12
Nights before : EVES
13
Existed : WAS
19
Taunted : JEERED
21
Robt. ___ : ELEE
24
Colon and dinar : MONEY
25
Hindu society : SAMAJ
26
Have ___ to pick : ABONE
27
Small drum : BONGO
28
Prolix : WORDY
29
Moon goddess : DIANA
30
Soviet republic : UZBEK
31
Arctic pioneer : PEARY
33
Famed blues composer : HANDY
36
Wooden cask : FIRKIN
37
Crudely obtuse : BOEOTIAN
39
Newspaper section : WANTADS
40
Radar reading : BLIP
42
Trivial nonsense : PIFFLE
45
Gardner et al. : ERLES
46
Piquant : ZESTY
47
Transparent mineral : MICA
48
Running alone: Abbr. : UNOP
49
Philippine port : CEBU
50
Formerly Christiana : OSLO
51
___ Bator : ULAN
52
South Sea staple : TARO
53
Sharp turn : ZAG
54
Small amount : DAB

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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