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New York Times, Thursday, November 19, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { F J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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1. Certain households : HAREMS
7. Chess pieces : BISHOPS
14. Hanger-on : HABITUE
15. Arthurian abode : ASTOLAT
16. Farm assets : ANIMALS
17. Cat : SIAMESE
18. Empty : IDLE
19. Heating vessels : ETNAS
21. Move with care : EASE
22. Be situated : LIE
23. Slippery one : EEL
24. Inside info : TIP
25. Directed : SENT
27. Indignation : WRATH
29. Field of snow : NEVE
30. Candidate's plea : REELECT
32. Pupil's need : ERASER
34. "Thereby hangs a ___" : TALE
35. Plant disease : SMUT
36. Queer chap : GALOOT
39. Dixie river : ALABAMA
42. Black : EBON
43. Ancient city : SIDON
45. Hollywood name : LANA
47. Seize : NAB
48. Math process: Abbr. : DIV
49. Umbrella part : RIB
50. Power source: Abbr. : ELEC
52. Hinder : DETER
54. ___ clocks : TIME
55. Sun porches : SOLARIA
57. Insignificant : NOMINAL
59. Handbag décor : INITIAL
60. Rival : EMULATE
61. What a chef does : SEASONS
62. Earth goddess : SEMELE
1. More versatile : HANDIER
2. Early home of D.D.E. : ABILENE
3. Congealed dew : RIME
4. Greek letter : ETA
5. Farm animal : MULE
6. Roman coin : SESTERCE
7. Igneous rock : BASALT
8. Egyptian goddess : ISIS
9. Post: Abbr. : STA
10. Payne subject : HOME
11. Acid salts : OLEATES
12. Inert : PASSIVE
13. More excessive : STEEPER
14. Acclaims : HAILS
20. Adroit : NEAT
26. Wyoming range : TETON
27. Whip marks : WELTS
28. Virile guy : HEMAN
29. African area : NATAL
31. Tai tribesman : LAO
33. Abrade : RUB
35. Europeans : SLOVENES
36. Beginning : GENESIS
37. Calif. seafood : ABALONE
38. Flowering plant : LOBELIA
39. Mine passage : ADIT
40. Nautical, old style : MARINAL
41. Vivacious : ANIMATE
44. Goals : IDEALS
46. White poplar : ABELE
51. Popular pets : CATS
52. Trumpet call : DIAN
53. Tourist mecca : ROME
54. Roofing material : TILE
56. River: Sp. : RIO
58. Silent : MUM

Answer summary: 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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