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New York Times, Monday, November 16, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
David Steinberg notes:

Clue for 32-Across has "Orfant," but this should be "Orphant." Left as it was.

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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,765

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Catch one's breath : GASP
5. Relative of Tubby : FATSO
10. Critical remark : BARB
14. Skill, in Italy : ARTE
15. Rule needing no proof : AXIOM
16. Adams : EDIE
17. Author linked with 49 Across : ELIA
18. Sauce : BORDELAISE
20. Quiche ___ : LORRAINE
22. Type of bug : LITTER
23. Those: Scot. : THAE
24. Same: Fr. : MEME
25. Ferryman : CHARON
28. Supplying food : CATERING
32. Orfant Annie's creator : RILEY
33. Two-___ suit : PANTS
34. Partner of neither : NOR
35. Unicorn fish : UNIE
36. French maidservant : BONNE
37. House for señores : CASA
38. Metric weights: Abbr. : MGS
39. ___ powder : TAKEA
40. Realty sign : TOLET
41. Bookie : BETTAKER
43. Irish port : TRALEE
44. Decorator of sorts : ICER
45. Charges : FEES
46. Evangeline's home : ACADIA
49. Subject of famous dissertation : ROASTPIG
53. Alphabet purée, literally : SPLITPSOUP
55. And others: Lat. : ETAL
56. London gallery : TATE
57. Medicine: Prefix : IATRO
58. Incarnation of Vishnu : RAMA
59. Hebrew lyre : ASOR
60. Be : EXIST
61. Kind of roe : SHAD
Down
1. Celt : GAEL
2. Guthrie : ARLO
3. Culinary direction : STIR
4. Partridge habitat : PEARTREE
5. Politically cautious : FABIAN
6. Nerve-cell process : AXONE
7. Weary : TIRE
8. Earth : SOD
9. Menu item : OMELETTE
10. Kitchen tool : BEATER
11. Mine entrance : ADIT
12. Companion of shine : RISE
13. Rarebit ingredient : BEER
19. Treats the lawn : LIMES
21. Sea call : AHOY
24. Spiritual food : MANNA
25. Small bit : CRUMB
26. Door holder : HINGE
27. Canting, as a ship : ALIST
28. Chair repairer : CANER
29. Totally : INALL
30. "Long time ___" : NOSEE
31. Culinary direction : GRATE
33. Card game : POKER
36. Prepare dessert : BAKEAPIE
37. Sleds : COASTERS
39. Silent : TACIT
40. Word used with "chic" : TRES
42. More in order : TIDIER
43. Tempest locale : TEAPOT
45. Petits ___ : FOURS
46. Movie dog : ASTA
47. Auditors: Abbr. : CPAS
48. Choir voice : ALTO
49. Fr. menu word : ROTI
50. Egyptian god : PTAH
51. "___ Camera" : IAMA
52. Pleased : GLAD
54. Musical instrument : SAX

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