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New York Times, Wednesday, November 18, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,767
Across Down
1. Trouble's partner : TOIL
5. Snowy and barn : OWLS
9. Guatemalan Indian : MOPAN
14. Voice : ALTO
15. Relative of groovy : NEAT
16. Set straight : ALINE
17. Tells whoppers : LIES
18. Maxwell : ELSA
19. Changes habits : WEANS
20. Double-take words : COMETOTHINKOFIT
23. Aunt or uncle: Abbr. : REL
24. Vox populi, vox ___ : DEI
25. Place for a certain light : CROSSING
30. Fish hawk : OSPREY
35. ___ Gatos : LOS
36. Lithe : SVELT
38. Firm : HOUSE
39. Entrance : ADIT
41. Sewing packets : ETUIS
43. Thin Man's dog : ASTA
44. "As I ___" : SEEIT
46. Oozes : SEEPS
48. Hindu weight : SER
49. Entranceway : PORTAL
51. Slobberers : DROOLERS
53. Born, in France : NEE
55. ___ spree : ONA
56. Words of a grammatical skeptic : WHOSKIDDINGWHOM
65. Chronicler of Poker Flat : HARTE
66. Pull a boner : GOOF
67. Dress part : YOKE
68. Asian V.I.P. : AMEER
69. Poker term : ANTE
70. Vent : EMIT
71. Softens : MELTS
72. Use the library : READ
73. Dakota Indians : REES
1. Soft mineral : TALC
2. Conglomeration : OLIO
3. Collector's ___ : ITEM
4. Traditional weepers : LOSERS
5. Martini ingredient : ONEOLIVE
6. Shoe part : WELT
7. Whip : LASH
8. Sober : STAID
9. Sentimental : MAWKISH
10. Table item : OLEO
11. Late chanteuse : PIAF
12. Years, for Caesar : ANNI
13. Kind of egg : NEST
21. Fictional girl : TESS
22. ___-Nazi : NEO
25. Hug : CLASP
26. Western show : RODEO
27. Willow : OSIER
28. N.Y. five : NETS
29. Pasted : GLUED
31. Kentucky grass : POA
32. Charlotte ___ : RUSSE
33. Compound : ESTER
34. Time periods : YEARS
37. Row : TIER
40. Small bird : TIT
42. Pampered : SPOONFED
45. Vessels : TANKERS
47. "___ of India" : SONG
50. Welcoming wreath : LEI
52. Perry Mason : LAWYER
54. First name in U.S. fiction : EDGAR
56. Comic-strip sound : WHAM
57. Harness unit : HAME
58. Russian city : OREL
59. Printing word : STET
60. Finished : DONE
61. Greek letter : IOTA
62. Kind of plate : HOME
63. Dust Bowl migrant : OKIE
64. N.Y. nine : METS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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