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New York Times, Saturday, November 7, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,756
Across
1. Gypsy : ROM
4. Roll logs : BIRL
8. Father, in Spain : PADRE
13. Nigerian people : IBO
14. Ancient theaters : ODEA
15. Wartime menaces : UBOATS
17. Dogie phrase : GITALONG
19. Spreading out : RADIAL
20. Clermont : FULTONSFOLLY
22. Celebrations : GALAS
25. Passé : OUT
26. King in drama : LEAR
27. Former Chief Justice : CHASE
30. Longing : ITCH
34. Man's nickname : ART
35. French waterway : RHONE
36. New England city : BARRE
37. Famed musicals : ZIEGFELDFOLLIES
40. Having auricles : EARED
41. Idler : DRONE
42. Poker word : POT
43. Scanty : SLIM
44. Plaintiffs : SUERS
45. Breakwater : MOLE
46. Space : GAP
47. Dice player : FADER
48. Alaska : SEWARDSFOLLY
55. Swapped : TRADED
56. Le Roi Soleil : LOUISXIV
60. Horse : SORREL
61. Moslem call to prayer : AZAN
62. Ivy leaguer : ELI
63. Dig : SPADE
64. Gender: Abbr. : NEUT
65. Small drink : NIP
Down
1. Outfit : RIG
2. Waistband : OBI
3. Quip : MOT
4. Soft mass : BOLUS
5. Lion : IDOL
6. Let : RENT
7. Lake: It. : LAGO
8. Go after : PURSUE
9. To the rear : ABAFT
10. Stupid one : DODO
11. Part of a fence : RAIL
12. Latin abbr. : ETAL
16. Cute : SLY
18. Distant : AFAR
21. ___ news : NOSEFOR
22. Enamels : GLAZES
23. TV adjunct : AERIAL
24. Sidewise: Prefix : LATERI
27. Who, in Italy : CHE
28. Bank capers : HOLDUPS
29. British victim in Revolution : ANDRE
30. Adjective ending : IAL
31. Surveyor's equipment : TRIPOD
32. Louisianian : CREOLE
33. Miss Prynne : HESTER
35. Postal initials : RFD
36. Grain: Fr. : BLE
38. Muffin : GEM
39. Dutch weight : ONS
44. Kind of shoe : SADDLE
45. Willie : MAYS
46. Avidity : GREED
47. Lighter part : FLINT
48. Aves. : STS
49. Son of Aphrodite : EROS
50. Twist : WARP
51. Spanish port : ADRA
52. Pastry : FLAN
53. Slime : OOZE
54. Cookout on Oahu : LUAU
57. Strange: Prefix : XEN
58. Sinkiang river : ILI
59. Big shot: Abbr. : VIP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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