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New York Times, Friday, November 6, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J M Q Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,755
Across
1. Roentgen discovery : XRAY
5. Coil: Prefix : SPIRO
10. Curves : BOWS
14. Colleen's land : EIRE
15. Morals man : AESOP
16. Exchange fee : AGIO
17. Harass : BAIT
18. Thorny : SPINESCENT
20. French season : ETE
21. Life stories, for short : BIOS
22. Missiles : NIKES
23. Cheese bases : CASEINS
25. Cans : TINS
26. Measures: Abbr. : INS
27. Like some birds : SONGLESS
31. Proverb : ADAGE
34. Hamlet's objective : VENGEANCE
35. Eye part : LASH
36. Greek letters : BETAS
37. School orgs. : PTAS
38. Newspaper article : EDITORIAL
40. Mimics : APERS
41. Yankee Doodle took one : PONYRIDE
42. Anger : IRE
43. Intrigue : PLOT
44. Oppressive : ONEROUS
48. Breed of hog : DUROC
50. Guthrie : ARLO
51. Farm unit : STY
52. Hatred of foreigners : XENOPHOBIA
54. Diminutive ending : ETTE
55. Inner: Prefix : ENDO
56. Jostle : ELBOW
57. Property claim : LIEN
58. Shoal : REEF
59. O'Casey and others : SEANS
60. Diet : FARE
Down
1. Medit. vessel : XEBEC
2. Lariat : RIATA
3. Ram : ARIES
4. In addition : YET
5. Indian antelopes : SASINS
6. Melons and squashes : PEPOS
7. Egyptian goddess : ISIS
8. Baseball's Hunt : RON
9. Broadway events : OPENINGS
10. Good-time Charlie : BACKSLAPPER
11. S-shaped curve : OGEE
12. Gains : WINS
13. Drunkard : SOT
19. Burn : SINGE
21. Plant stem : BINE
24. Describing some spirits : EIGHTYPROOF
25. Not dissonant : TONAL
27. Bristles : SETAE
28. Heraldry word : ENTE
29. Mark : SCAR
30. Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
31. Syrian city : ALEP
32. Pedestal part : DADO
33. "It's ___ to tell a lie" : ASIN
34. Actor Conrad : VEIDT
36. Rolls : BRIOCHES
39. Deck : ORLOP
40. Mars: Prefix : AREO
42. Relatives : INLAWS
44. Constellation : ORION
45. Old port of Rome : OSTIA
46. Absolute : UTTER
47. Ancient name for Aswan : SYENE
48. Sand hill, in Britain : DENE
49. Wavy, in heraldry : UNDE
50. Eban : ABBA
52. Dry: Prefix : XER
53. Bravo : OLE
54. Pixie : ELF

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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