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New York Times, Wednesday, November 25, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 320 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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M
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G
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G
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,774
Across
1
Guitar device : CAPO
5
Concoct : HATCH
10
Auto tool : JACK
14
Dupe : HOAX
15
Religious cape : ORALE
16
Soviet range : ALAI
17
Against : ANTI
18
One bestowing a title : NAMER
19
Immense : VAST
20
Certain allowance : PERDIEM
22
Electrical unit : AMPERE
24
Unctuous : OILY
25
Bird sound : TRILL
26
Part of Tanzania : ZANZIBAR
29
Japanese reign : TAISHO
33
Steinbeck topic : OKIE
34
Greek god : EROS
36
Among: Prefix : INTER
37
___ Percé Indians : NEZ
38
Place for a reader : LECTERN
40
Name in boxing : ALI
41
Wind: Prefix : ANEMO
43
Restrain : STAY
44
Farm feature : SILO
45
Began an inning : LEDOFF
47
Atom part : ELECTRON
49
Handle a bobsled : STEER
51
Face part : BROW
52
Worn : FRAYED
54
Orchard men : GROWERS
57
Eins, zwei, ___ : DREI
58
Tile: Fr. : TUILE
60
Lily plant : ALOE
61
Record : DISC
62
Sheaf of a leafstalk : OCREA
63
Satiate : GLUT
64
Children : TOTS
65
Toasted : FETED
66
Spanish pronoun : ESTA
Down
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Fellow : CHAP
2
Superior : AONE
3
Condescended : PATRONIZED
4
Rust : OXIDIZE
5
Insect : HONEYBEE
6
Old Syria : ARAM
7
Headwear : TAM
8
Evident : CLEAR
9
Recluse : HERMIT
10
Gear for a field event : JAVELIN
11
Wing-shaped : ALAR
12
Upper or lower : CASE
13
Soldier's equipment : KIT
21
Asian river : ILI
23
Simple : PLAIN
25
Racehorse : TROTTER
26
Of an area : ZONAL
27
One-seeded fruit : AKENE
28
Rainbows : ARCS
30
Building features : STAIRWELLS
31
Greeting : HELLO
32
Constellation : ORION
35
Zoo animal : SEAL
38
High : LOFTY
39
Sandwich material : RYEBREAD
42
Decorations : MOSAICS
44
Cargo placing : STOWAGE
46
___ clay : FEETOF
48
___-Magnon : CRO
50
Develop : EDUCE
52
Cold, in Spain : FRIO
53
Recline : REST
54
Part song : GLEE
55
Scoop up : ROUT
56
Bristle : SETA
57
Insect spray : DDT
59
N.Y. subway line : IRT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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