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New York Times, Monday, December 14, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 3, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,793
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1. Symbol of Christ : LAMB
5. Culprit's standby : ALIBI
10. Fidel's kin : RAUL
14. Twelfth-century date : IIOI
15. Parlor purchase : DIVAN
16. First name in jazz : ELLA
17. Fad of an earlier era : FLAGPOLESITTING
20. Xerxes's queen : ESTHER
21. Calif. tourist lure : SEQUOIAS
22. Where to find Eugene: Abbr. : OREG
24. Like some knives : DULL
25. Haberdashery buy : TROUSERS
29. Der Führer's ally : ILDUCE
33. Mother wit, with 41 Across : HORSE
34. Diners at Duffy's Tavern : ELITE
36. Peruvian coin : SOL
37. Additional : ELSE
38. Intoxicating : HEADY
39. Unit in linguistics : MORA
40. Worker's org. : ILO
41. See 33 Across : SENSE
42. Gun support : MOUNT
43. Press Secretary Ziegler : RONALD
45. Sandwich favorite : HAMONRYE
47. Prefix with phone and ton : MEGA
49. Marsh bird : SORA
50. Tavern order : TWOBEERS
54. Doone et al. : LORNAS
58. See 17 Across : MARATHONDANCING
60. Maple genus : ACER
61. Willow : OSIER
62. Go gunning : HUNT
63. Well-known Parker : NOSY
64. Diarist : PEPYS
65. Affirmations : YEAS
1. "___ on the Mississippi" : LIFE
2. Is below par : AILS
3. Rampart's relative : MOAT
4. Background for gangster films : BIGHOUSE
5. Renee of the silents : ADOREE
6. Diamond follower : LIL
7. Currier's partner : IVES
8. Founded : BASED
9. Sinful action : INIQUITY
10. Changed one's story : RETOLD
11. Hawaiian royalty : ALII
12. Forearm bone : ULNA
13. Falters : LAGS
18. Dark blue : PERSE
19. Material for veils : TULLE
23. Village area : GREEN
25. Pronoun : THEIR
26. Viking leader : ROLLO
27. Bean : ORSON
28. Price cut : SLASH
30. "Forgive ___ trespasses" : USOUR
31. Full of clichés : CORNY
32. Intoxicate : ELATE
35. Inventor's stock-in-trade : IDEAS
38. Fly a certain way : HEDGEHOP
39. Peasantry's opposite : MONARCHY
41. Highway hazard : SLEET
42. Slow-witted person : MORON
44. Fiber plant : AMBARY
46. Wisdom teeth : MOLARS
48. Answered the alarm : AROSE
50. Federal sleuth : TMAN
51. Texas city : WACO
52. Minnesota exports : ORES
53. Barber's action : SNIP
55. Savage Island language : NIUE
56. Palindromist's girl : ANNA
57. York and others: Abbr. : SGTS
59. Pasha of Tunis : DEY

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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