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New York Times, Monday, November 30, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,779
Across Down
1. Squabble : SPAT
5. Vamoose : SCRAM
10. Bind with ropes : FRAP
14. Indian weight : TOLA
15. Minnesota slugger : OLIVA
16. Shade of red : PUCE
17. Like a bump on ___ : ALOG
18. Prof's role : RATER
19. Rudiments : ABCS
20. Jam makers : BOTTLENECKS
23. Action at Aqueduct : BET
24. Is out of sorts : AILS
25. Kokomo product : STEEL
27. With piety : HOLILY
30. Objection : DEMURRER
33. City in Spain : AVILA
34. Lugosi : BELA
35. Obi accessory : INRO
36. Trammel : NET
37. Citizens of Canea : CRETANS
40. ___ de vie : EAU
41. Leavings : ORTS
43. Site of Tree of Life : EDEN
44. NATO and SEATO : PACTS
46. Man from Man : ISLANDER
48. Tragedy by Tennyson : BECKET
49. Slackening : LETUP
50. Engine puff : PANT
51. Staff on a green : PIN
52. In a photo finish : NECKANDNECK
58. Brainchild : IDEA
60. Tiff : RUNIN
61. Czar's name : IVAN
62. Cult : SECT
63. Beldam : CRONE
64. Luxor's river : NILE
65. Invites : ASKS
66. Jinxed : HEXED
67. Actress Sommer : ELKE
1. Try: Colloq. : STAB
2. Game divided into chukkers : POLO
3. "Thanks ___" : ALOT
4. Sycophant : TAGTAIL
5. Grievously : SORELY
6. Highland groups : CLANS
7. Solemnity : RITE
8. With: Fr. : AVEC
9. William Tell was one : MARKSMAN
10. "Conning Tower" man : FPA
11. Sight-see : RUBBERNECK
12. Step up : ACCELERATE
13. Gnat or rat : PEST
21. Popular scent : LILAC
22. Man's nickname : STU
26. Silkworm : ERI
27. Saigon's counterpart : HANOI
28. Skids past the base : OVERSLIDES
29. Young quahog : LITTLENECK
30. Hinder : DETER
31. Joie de vivre : ELAN
32. Awaken, country style : ROUST
34. Eliot hero : BEDE
38. Food fish : REDPERCH
39. Disburse : SPEND
42. Held court : SAT
45. "Strange Interlude" finale : ACTNINE
47. Wimple wearer : NUN
48. Forbade : BANNED
50. "Common Sense" man : PAINE
51. Galileo's birthplace : PISA
53. Preserve : CURE
54. Fort ___ : KNOX
55. Sinister : EVIL
56. Tapered wedge : CALK
57. It's above the tibia : KNEE
59. Siamese money : ATS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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