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New York Times, Tuesday, November 17, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,766
Across
1
Nimble : AGILE
6
Oodles : SCADS
11
Go back on one's word : RENEGE
13
Vote : BALLOT
14
Forecast : PROGNOSTICATION
17
Fixed a squeaky wheel : OILED
18
Cape ___ : COD
19
Cather : WILLA
20
Constellation : LEO
21
Chases birds : SHOOS
23
Electrified particle : ION
24
Work unit : ERG
25
TV choice : CHANNEL
27
Knowledge source: Abbr. : ENC
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Wife of Henry VIII : SEYMOUR
30
Envoy's residence : EMBASSY
32
Hostelry : INN
33
Scottish name : IAN
34
Developing sprouts : GERMING
38
Odd : STRANGE
42
Land measure : ARE
43
Waxes : CERATES
45
Sea bird : ERN
46
Italian number : TRE
47
Swiss town : DAVOS
48
Soak flax : RET
49
Conveyances : TAXIS
52
Wire: Abbr. : TEL
53
Tennis star : LAVER
55
Unaccountableness : INEXPLICABILITY
58
D.A.'s concerns : TRIALS
59
Briny : SALINE
60
Bear : STAND
61
Gratified : SATED
Down
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Behind, in France : ARRIERE
2
Rock study : GEOLOGY
3
Playwright : INGE
4
___ a hand : LEND
5
Freudian word : EGO
6
Indian tribe : SAC
7
Type of hammer : CLAW
8
Prefix with meter or tude : ALTI
9
Relatives of place mats : DOILIES
10
Slender branches : STOLONS
12
Lesion : ESCHAR
13
Advice to bridge player with a fair hand : BIDONE
14
North and South : POLES
15
E. Indian tree : TOON
16
French city : NANCY
21
Gave a wide berth : SHUNNED
22
Mideasterners : SEMITES
25
Geometric section : CONIC
26
Structural beams : LBARS
29
Copying machine: Abbr. : MIM
31
Collection of facts : ANA
34
___ Casazza of opera : GATTI
35
Wandering ones : ERRANTS
36
Make another effort : REEXERT
37
On the house : GRATIS
38
Roman robes : STOLAS
39
Soothing : NERVINE
40
Acted as a host : GREETED
41
Ingress : ENTRY
44
With, in Paris : AVEC
50
African plant : IXIA
51
Cross over : SPAN
53
Girl's name : LILA
54
Got off : ALIT
56
Legal degree : LLD
57
___-relief : BAS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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