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New York Times, Saturday, November 28, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.46, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 349 (avg 1.91)
Open Squares: 53, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,777
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1. Fencer's cry : SASA
5. Hebrew measure : EPHAH
10. Paintings : OILS
14. Be next to : ABUT
15. Arctic : FRORE
16. A Louis : XVII
17. Greek promenade : XYST
18. Newspaper edition : FINAL
19. Flirts : EYES
20. Baseball tactic : SQUEEZEPLAY
23. Ordinarily: Abbr. : USU
24. Marie, for one: Abbr. : STE
25. Laundry room item : BLEACH
29. Runt : PEEWEE
31. Seized : TOOK
33. Brace : DUO
34. Pallid : ASHY
35. Agent : PROXY
36. Namath, for one : JET
37. W. W. I outfit : AEF
39. One of the Taylors : LIZ
40. Roderick ___ : DHU
42. Admit, with "up" : OWN
44. Winged : ALATE
46. Anent : ASTO
49. Oxford fellow : DON
50. Descartes : RENE
51. Business expense : RENTAL
53. Good sample : SWATCH
55. Money in Lima : SOL
56. Treat for pigs : MUD
57. South Seas figure : BEACHCOMBER
61. Mod slogan : GOGO
64. Shifts : VEERS
65. Feminine name : ENID
67. Farm animals : OXEN
68. Place again : RESET
69. Physicist's concern: Abbr. : ATNO
70. Cowbarn : BYRE
71. Kefauver : ESTES
72. Practices : USES
1. Combo member : SAX
2. Bottomless pits : ABYSSES
3. Pennsylvania river : SUSQUEHANNA
4. Aleutian island : ATTU
5. Worn out : EFFETE
6. Nobel or Pulitzer : PRIZE
7. Sharpen : HONE
8. Not care ___ : ARAP
9. Printer's trashcan : HELLBOX
10. Daisy : OXEYE
11. Eastern league : IVY
12. Name in U.N. lore : LIE
13. Family member : SIS
21. Compass reading : ESE
22. Synthetic resin : ALKYD
23. ___ tree : UPA
26. Claim settlements : ADJUSTMENTS
27. Signal : CUE
28. Weather word : HOT
30. Letter : WYE
31. Old-hat : TRITE
32. Exude moisture : OOZE
35. Scheme : PLAN
38. Mockery : FARCE
41. Chinese dynasty : HAN
42. G.I. wear : ODS
43. Astonished reaction : WOW
45. French port : LEHAVRE
47. Like Ferdinand : TAURINE
48. Antique : OLD
51. Perches : ROOSTS
52. Slippery ___ : ELM
54. Steak : TBONE
55. Rock debris : SCREE
58. Big bills : CEES
59. Command, of yore : HEST
60. ___ monde : BEAU
61. Seaman : GOB
62. Chemical prefix : OXY
63. Language: Abbr. : GER
66. ___ Passos : DOS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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