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New York Times, Monday, November 2, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 50, Avg Word Len: 4.49, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 53, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,751
Across
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Adjective suffix : IAL
4
Immense : VAST
8
Location : SITE
12
Stake in a game : ANTE
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"___ by land . . . " : ONEIF
15
Asian range : URAL
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___ on the map : ADOT
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Nellie Forbush's home : LITTLEROCK
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Comic strip character : LULU
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Man's nickname : ALEX
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Integers: Abbr. : NOS
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City on Rio Grande : ELPASOTEXAS
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Book of Bible: Abbr. : NAH
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Boys : MALES
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Terrapins' home : MARYLAND
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Cooker : STOVE
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Indian garment : SARI
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Taxed : TRIED
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Dismounted : ALIT
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Substantiate : PROVE
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Superficial : EXTERNAL
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Up in arms : ATWAR
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Up: Prefix : ANO
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Philadelphia attraction : LIBERTYBELL
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Friend: Fr. : AMI
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Forms in Greek philosophy : EIDE
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Calorie project : DIET
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Home of Three Rivers Stadium : PITTSBURGH
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Doctrines : ISMS
66
Space : AREA
67
Flower stalk : SCAPE
68
Hint : CLUE
69
Grant's ___ : TOMB
70
Genesis name : ENOS
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Region: Abbr. : TER
Down
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___ course : INDUE
2
Kwajalein : ATOLL
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Abate : LETUP
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Book: Abbr. : VOL
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Cuckoo : ANI
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Attack : SETAT
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Sir, for example : TITLE
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California's Big ___ : SUR
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Minnesota product : IRON
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Mexican delicacy : TACO
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Fraternal men : ELKS
12
Indian mulberry : AAL
14
Bend : FLEX
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Tests : EXAMS
23
Some : ANY
24
Feature of Utah flats : SALT
25
Chicago airport : OHARE
26
Underworld figure : SATAN
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"Whatever ___ wants . . . " : LOLA
30
Bad : EVIL
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Jet ___ : SET
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Trading center : MART
33
In a line : AROW
34
Competitor : RIVAL
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Nothing doing! : NIX
36
Coup ___ : DETAT
38
Hot Springs, for one : SPA
40
Renounce : DENY
43
Indians : ERIES
45
Commit a crime : ROB
49
Baby wear : BIBS
50
Infer : EDUCE
51
Showed again : RERAN
52
Decree : EDICT
53
Thread : LISLE
54
Nocturnal mammal : LEMUR
55
___ on the back : APAT
56
Spanish painter : MIRO
57
Article : ITEM
60
Part of Mao's name : TSE
62
Restaurant check : TAB
63
Mail center: Abbr. : GPO
64
"For ___ a jolly good fellow" : HES

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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