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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
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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
28. 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
1. 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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