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New York Times, Wednesday, December 2, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { F V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,781
Across Down
1. Lead-tin alloy : CALIN
6. Stately : REGAL
11. Show off : PARADE
12. Gum resins : ELEMIS
14. Cattleman : RANCHER
15. Mustard pod : SILIQUE
17. ___ table : END
18. Scottish name : RAE
19. Gem weights: Abbr. : CTS
20. "Faerie Queen" maiden : UNA
21. Yucatan Indian : MAYA
23. Cuba ___ : LIBRE
25. Iotas : JOTS
26. Erroneous : AMISS
28. Actress Joanne : DRU
29. Port city of India : SURAT
30. Faded: Fr. : PASSEE
32. Refrains from : ABSTAINS
34. Booms' opposites : DEPRESSIONS
36. Fawning people : SPANIELS
38. Levantine vessel : CAIQUE
41. Prefix for five : PENTA
42. Negative prefix : DIS
44. ___ und Drang : STURM
45. Diving-bell inventor : EADS
46. Frost et al. : POETS
48. Comfort, in Paris : AISE
49. At all : ANY
50. Standard : PAR
51. Biblical well : AIN
53. Mongrel : CUR
54. Children's disease : RUBEOLA
56. In a dishonorable way : BLACKLY
58. ___ down (rejected) : TURNED
59. Miss Gibson : ALTHEA
60. Italian poet : TASSO
61. Harrison's successor : TYLER
1. With 10 Down, lines by Ogden Nash : CANDYISDANDYBUT
2. Curved line : ARC
3. Memorable Cowardly Lion : LAHR
4. Perfectly suited : IDEAL
5. Sea nymph : NEREID
6. Cleans again : RESCRUBS
7. Type size : ELITE
8. Mucilages : GELS
9. French friend : AMI
10. See 1 Down : LIQUORISQUICKER
11. Kind of hat : PANAMA
13. Vacation goal for some : SUNTAN
14. Plan anew : REMAP
16. Bridge positions : EASTS
22. Concurs : ASSENTS
24. Golf club : BRASSIE
25. Girl of song : JUANITA
27. Brownish shade : SEPIA
29. Covered walks : STOAS
31. Poetic word : ERE
33. Thus: Lat. : SIC
35. Legendary goal of explorers : ELDORADO
36. Fishgig : SPEAR
37. Kind of butter : PEANUT
39. Legendary British princess : URSULA
40. Abrasive : EMERY
43. Make a ___ (try) : STABAT
46. Stakes : PALES
47. Absurd : SILLY
50. Lily of opera : PONS
52. One of the leagues: Abbr. : NATL
55. Time : ERA
57. Italian's who : CHE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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