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New York Times, Saturday, December 5, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 26, Avg Word Len: 5.69, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,784
Across Down
1. River of the Great Falls : POTOMAC
8. Of a part of the mouth : PALATAL
15. Crimson Tide : ALABAMA
16. Condensed account : EPITOME
17. Scene of first W. W. II Rhine crossing : REMAGEN
18. Canary island : LAPALMA
19. Bugle call : TAPS
20. False gods : BAALS
22. State: Abbr. : SDAK
23. Native of: Suffix : OTE
24. Finishing material : VARNISH
26. Zoo denizen: Abbr. : ANL
27. Noted physicist : FERMI
29. Relatives of aves. : STS
30. Laurel's Hardy : OLLIE
32. Actor Davis : OSSIE
34. Is in store : AWAITS
35. Star-of-Bethlehem flowers : CHINCHERINCHEES
39. Musical compositions : RONDOS
40. ___ the other : ONEOR
41. Spanish elevens : ONCES
42. Site: Abbr. : LOC
43. Clergymen: Abbr. : MSGRS
47. Sun god : SOL
48. Member of a Biblical group : EDOMITE
51. Of age: Abbr. : AET
52. Indian titles : SRIS
54. "___ song at twilight" : JUSTA
55. Love: Sp. : AMAR
56. Wool grease : LANOLIN
58. Place in a song : IPANEMA
60. In the near future : ERELONG
61. Invalidated : NEGATED
62. Oppression : TYRANNY
63. People seeking the light switch : GROPERS
1. On the ___ (in behalf) : PARTOF
2. Certain ester : OLEATE
3. Meddle, with "with" : TAMPER
4. Nigerian leaders : OBAS
5. Periodical, for short : MAG
6. Shapeless thing : AMEBA
7. Area of Brooklyn : CANARSIE
8. Skin: Lat. : PELLIS
9. Make ___ at : APASS
10. Sass : LIP
11. P. I. natives : ATAS
12. Fibbed : TOLDALIE
13. Mennonite : AMMANITE
14. Watertight : LEAKLESS
21. Waiting places : ANTEROOMS
24. Type of rayon : VISCOSE
25. Querying words : HOWCOME
28. Tout le ___ : MONDE
31. Comedian Bert and family : LAHRS
33. Wall St. items: Abbr. : SHS
34. Scottish one : ANE
35. Small heraldic shape : CROSSLET
36. Commencement degree : HONORARY
37. One who leans over : INCLINER
38. Fomenting : INCITING
42. Like an easy chair : LOUNGY
44. Mature germ cell : GAMETE
45. Pipe smoker's device : REAMER
46. Violins : STRADS
49. Aladdin's servant: Var. : DJINN
50. Lamp-lighter : TAPER
53. East Indian shrub : SOLA
55. Take ___ : ANAP
57. Chaney : LON
59. In the past : AGO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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