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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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R
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G
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D
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V
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L
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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