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New York Times, Tuesday, November 24, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,773
Across
1
European : LAPP
5
Executes a sailing maneuver : TACKS
10
Examine closely : SIFT
14
Sandarac tree : ARAR
15
Chou ___ : ENLAI
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Thought: Prefix : IDEO
17
Surrealist painter : MIRO
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Revoke a legacy : ADEEM
19
Flanders : MOLL
20
Certain Iberian : BARBEROFSEVILLE
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Symbol of strength : IRON
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Symbol of duplicity : OIL
25
Acts maliciously : SPITES
28
French lawman : GENDARME
33
Seine sight : QUAY
34
Old expletive : EGAD
36
Eastern Indians : ERIES
37
Port on Danube : ULM
38
Dried tubers : SALEP
40
Showman Edwards : GUS
41
Sahara region : ASBEN
44
Filly's relative : MARE
45
Doublet's partner : HOSE
46
Predetermines : DESTINES
48
Worships : ADORES
50
Suds : ALE
51
Atlantic fish : SCUP
52
Future salute for Charles : LONGLIVETHEKING
60
Met player : AGEE
61
Caravansary : SERAI
62
Image : ICON
63
Harden : SEAR
64
Allay, as thirst : SLAKE
65
Novel character : NANA
66
Place for a chapeau : TETE
67
Chemical compound : ESTER
68
Traffic sign : SLOW
Down
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English writer : LAMB
2
Song : ARIA
3
Young salmon : PARR
4
Uprightness : PROBITY
5
Flowers : TEAROSES
6
Go on ___ : ANDON
7
Musical symbol : CLEF
8
Scottish jackdaws : KAES
9
San ___, Hearst showplace : SIMEON
10
Resembling : SIMILAR
11
Matinee ___ : IDOL
12
Hew : FELL
13
Enameled metalware : TOLE
21
Poetic word : ERE
22
Look: Lat. : VIDE
25
Team plus subs : SQUAD
26
Throb : PULSE
27
Metrical feet : IAMBS
28
Parties : GALAS
29
German river : EDER
30
Hardship : RIGOR
31
River of W.W. I note : MEUSE
32
Road hazards : ESSES
35
Plucky : GAME
39
More wonderful, teen style : PEACHIER
42
Bric-a-brac holder : ETAGERE
43
Be unwilling, old style : NILL
45
Famous Johns : HOPKINS
47
Tributary of the Oder : NEISSE
49
___ bill : DUE
51
Interest : STAKE
52
Word for a Mohican : LAST
53
Type of arch : OGEE
54
Undiluted : NEAT
55
Bookbinding materials: Abbr. : VELS
56
Q.E.D. word : ERAT
57
Adjective suffix : ICAL
58
Definite refusal : NONO
59
Torment : GNAW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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