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New York Times, Saturday, November 14, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,763
Across
1
Supervise : OVERSEE
8
Buckingham and Crystal : PALACES
15
Construction worker : RIVETER
16
Perk up : ANIMATE
17
Air signal devices : BEEPERS
18
Non-blood relative : STEPSON
19
Noisy, in music : STREPITOSO
21
Source of formic acid : ANT
22
Gibbon : APE
23
Stupefy : BENUMB
26
Aphrodite's prize : APPLE
29
Pinnacle : TOR
30
Festivals : GALAS
33
Cheers : RAHS
34
Darling : SWEETHEART
36
Potato bud : EYE
37
Exclamation : FIE
38
"___ Sylphides" : LES
39
Educ. group : NEA
40
Folk-lore heroine : CINDERELLA
43
Bare place on mountainside : SCAR
44
Cathode's partner : ANODE
45
Dotted cube : DIE
46
Keystone-cop event : CHASE
47
Fortitude : METTLE
49
Macaw : ARA
50
Anne or Marie : STE
52
City near Albany : RENSSELAER
57
Crescent-shaped : LUNATED
60
Milk glass : OPALINE
61
Haliotis : ABALONE
62
Ancient district of Greece : AETOLIA
63
Chopin composition : BALLADE
64
"Let's ___" (child's favorite) : PRETEND
Down
1
Spheres : ORBS
2
___ armis : VIET
3
Eternally : EVER
4
Abrogates : REPEALS
5
Asian plain : STEPPE
6
Weird : EERIE
7
Formerly, of old : ERST
8
Footbridge : PASSERELLE
9
Bruckner or Chekhov : ANTON
10
Position of golf ball : LIE
11
Current unit, for short : AMP
12
African port : CASABLANCA
13
Kind of jacket : ETON
14
Dispatched : SENT
20
Woodwind : OBOE
24
Sounds of digust : UGHS
25
West : MAE
26
Palm : ARECA
27
Deposit : PAYIN
28
Extraordinary : PHENOMENAL
29
Well-known look-alike : TWEEDLEDEE
31
Fields : AREAS
32
Icy look : STARE
34
Lancelot or Galahad : SIR
35
Pekoe : TEA
37
Metrical units : FEET
41
Presidential initials : DDE
42
Property right : LIEN
43
Small onion : SHALLOT
46
Bring into existence : CREATE
48
Drift : TREND
49
Turkish coin : ASPER
50
Thick slice : SLAB
51
Helicon : TUBA
53
Castile : SOAP
54
Wing: Fr. : AILE
55
Blue grape pigment : ENIN
56
Perused : READ
58
Wholly : ALL
59
___ man : TOA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 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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