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New York Times, Thursday, November 5, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { B F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,754
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1. Derrick part : MAST
5. Mild expletive : PSHAW
10. Mesozoic et al. : ERAS
14. Stravinsky : IGOR
15. Con ___ (tenderly) : AMORE
16. Honduran port : TELA
17. Isinglass : MICA
18. ID on stationery : LETTERHEAD
20. Desk item of yore : INKWELL
22. Purse item : HANKIE
23. ___ ease : ILLAT
24. Girl's name : TONI
25. Collins Ave. features : HOTELS
27. Supports : CRUTCHES
31. ___ nous : ENTRE
32. Disillusions : SOURS
33. Mother's command : EAT
34. Site of Sugar Loaf : RIO
35. Husbands : SAVES
36. Touchy subject for Benny : AGE
37. Cathedral: Ger. : DOM
38. British auto parts : TYRES
39. Woman thief, in Rome : LADRA
41. Shows contempt for : SNEERSAT
43. Summoned : CALLED
44. Branch of medicine: Abbr. : PATH
45. Sans ___ : SOUCI
46. Musical direction : ARIOSO
49. Rhythm : CADENCE
52. Comedian's forte : PUNCHLINES
55. Brand : SEAR
56. Restless desire : ITCH
57. Kind of sale : ICENT
58. First-name in baseball lore : TRIS
59. Sounds of discovery : AHAS
60. Transfers : CEDES
61. Anglo-Saxon slave : ESNE
1. Opera role : MIMI
2. Once more, Western style : AGIN
3. Saying popularized on TV : SOCKITTOME
4. Vessel : TRAWLER
5. Giant slain by Athena : PALLAS
6. Fish : SMELT
7. Peppery : HOT
8. Craft : ART
9. Early in the A.M. : WEEHOURS
10. Of a group : ETHNIC
11. Emit vapor : REEK
12. Jai ___ : ALAI
13. Marquis de ___ : SADE
19. Becomes angry : RANTS
21. French pronoun : ELLE
24. Adjusts : TRUES
25. Flocks : HERDS
26. Shish kebab ingredient : ONION
27. Desire wrongfully : COVET
28. Marquee names : HEADLINERS
29. Tidal flood : EAGRE
30. Stand in good ___ : STEAD
32. Isaac's mother : SARAH
35. Blood-pressure word : SYSTOLIC
38. Nonsense : TRASH
39. Honor : LAUD
40. Gluck opera : ALCESTE
42. Time periods : EPOCHS
43. Moves on momentum : COASTS
45. Location : SCENE
46. Capital of Western Samoa : APIA
47. Famous Yankee : RUTH
48. Early South American : INCA
50. Son of Adam : CAIN
51. Gaelic : ERSE
53. Chill : ICE
54. Reference work: Abbr. : NED

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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