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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
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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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