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New York Times, Friday, November 20, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,769
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1. English writer : AMIS
5. Obnoxious guy : CREEP
10. Coffee : JAVA
14. Rangers' milieu : RINK
15. French income : RENTE
16. Russian range : URAL
17. Italian saint : NERI
18. Triple-Crown horse : OMAHA
19. Year in reign of Claudius I : LIII
20. Sign on road under repair : ONELANE
22. Spiny anteater : ECHIDNA
24. Legal claim : LIEN
25. Ostrich-like bird : RHEA
26. Fenced in : PALED
29. Becoming abstruse : DEEPENING
34. Hindu incarnation : AVATAR
36. Postponed : LAIDOVER
37. Taste : SIP
38. Zola : EMILE
40. Cobh's land: Abbr. : IRE
41. Like some hangings : TASSELED
44. Sweater-knitter's problem : SLEEVE
47. Emcees' specialties : ANECDOTES
49. Ancient : OLDEN
50. Contest : RACE
51. In the same place: Abbr. : IBID
53. Sailing vessel of India : PATAMAR
56. Part of some splits : NINEPIN
60. Above : ATOP
61. Insult : TAUNT
63. Change : REDO
64. ___ to terms : COME
65. Plumed bird : EGRET
66. Eastern country : LAOS
67. College town : AMES
68. ___ for (summons) : SENDS
69. Festive time : YULE
1. Italian river : ARNO
2. Manner : MIEN
3. Legal abbreviation : INRE
4. Place for fryers : SKILLET
5. Beldame : CRONE
6. Go over one's darning : REMEND
7. Spanish queen : ENA
8. Heavenly : ETHEREAL
9. Baker's treats : PEACHPIES
10. Man's name: Sp. : JULIANO
11. Like the Mojave : ARID
12. Futile : VAIN
13. Inter ___ : ALIA
21. Opera by Verdi : AIDA
23. Mind : HEED
26. Spaghetti, for one : PASTA
27. Birdlike : AVIAN
28. Slip : LAPSE
30. Omit : ELIDE
31. Word for some halls : IVIED
32. Intrepidity : NERVE
33. Inexperienced : GREEN
35. Moves : RELOCATES
39. Gasman's reading : METERAGE
42. Abrades : SCRAPES
43. Cheese : EDAM
45. Meat cut : LOIN
46. Getting along : ELDERLY
48. Erred : SINNED
52. Holders for ship's cables : BITTS
53. S.A. rodent : PACA
54. Source of power : ATOM
55. Volume : TOME
57. Skin, in Paris : PEAU
58. Hero : IDOL
59. Pay through the ___ : NOSE
62. Ode subject : URN

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