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New York Times, Thursday, November 12, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.56, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 393 (avg 2.10)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,761
Across Down
1. Turner : LANA
5. Candy : TAFFY
10. Circle of water : MOAT
14. Animals : OXEN
15. Banish : EXILE
16. Time ___ half : ANDA
17. Linen fiber : FLAX
18. Link : NEXUS
19. Designations for secret papers of 1790's : XYZS
20. So-so : TEPID
22. Application-blank query : SEX
23. Makes friends : MIXES
24. Audience : EAR
26. Slacken : RELAX
28. Helped : ABETTED
32. ___ yellow leaf (old age) : SEREAND
36. Crafty : FOXY
37. Army V.I.P. : GEN
39. Doctor's instrument : XYSTER
40. Live : ARE
41. Ship wrecked off U.S. in 1928 : VESTRIS
43. Gardner : AVA
44. José's operatic victim : CARMEN
46. Ad ___ : HOC
47. Beaver skin : PLEW
48. Lengths : EXTENTS
50. Vexes : BOTHERS
52. Mastodon features : TUSKS
54. Recent: Prefix : NEO
55. Historian's concerns : DATES
58. Querying words : EHS
60. Medit. ship : XEBEC
64. Resembling: Suffix : ULAR
65. Seat : STOOL
67. Defendant's plea : NOLO
68. ___-Coburg : SAXE
69. Florida city : OCALA
70. Corn lily : IXIA
71. Tennyson lady : ENID
72. Garden flowers : PHLOX
73. Roman portico : XYST
1. Attic : LOFT
2. Shaft : AXLE
3. Certain tide : NEAP
4. Care : ANXIETY
5. Commandment number : TEN
6. Cuts : AXES
7. Jack-of-all-trades : FIXER
8. Melts : FLUXES
9. Kind of man : YES
10. Brazilian dances : MAXIXES
11. Cameo stone : ONYX
12. Dressing tool : ADZE
13. Russian agency : TASS
21. Grammar case: Abbr. : DAT
23. Queen of Scots et al. : MARYS
25. Rulers : REGENTS
27. Wordbook : LEXICON
28. In front : AFACE
29. Cleansing agent : BORAX
30. Put into action : EXERT
31. ___ Plaines : DES
33. Part of a Dickens title : ATALE
34. Emphatic negation : NEVER
35. Attracts : DRAWS
38. Indefinite degree : NTH
41. Planet : VENUS
42. Plunder : ROB
45. Like household gas or water : METERED
47. Western capital : PHOENIX
49. Draft : SKETCH
51. Lone-Star nickname : TEX
53. Marine hazard : SHOAL
55. Eleonora of stage : DUSE
56. King or Ladd : ALAN
57. Urban vehicle : TAXI
59. Kind of flight : SOLO
61. Squarish : BOXY
62. Yale men : ELIS
63. Layer : COAT
65. Bribe : SOP
66. Negligent : LAX

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

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