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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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