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New York Times, Tuesday, December 8, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,787
Across
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David or scarum : HARUM
6
Title : DAME
10
Rebuff : SLAP
14
Kind of theater : ARENA
15
Bath's river : AVON
16
Spanish nickname : TICO
17
At last: Fr. : ENFIN
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Three-point landing places of a sort : GOALPOSTS
20
Whitney's creation : COTTONGIN
22
Assign : ALLOT
23
Gratify : FEED
24
Guides : STEERS
25
Hedda of drama : GABLER
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Turn right : GEE
29
Missile for Washington : DOLLAR
30
Kind of Angel : GUARDIAN
35
Philatelist's need : ALBUM
36
Forbid : BAN
37
Whim : FANCY
38
Misunderstands : MISTAKES
40
La Farge, for one : MADAME
41
Tennis gear : NET
42
Enough! : NOMORE
43
Foolishness : LUNACY
47
Tobermory's creator : SAKI
48
___ Arden : ENOCH
49
Carriages : STROLLERS
54
Magnet : ATTRACTOR
56
Old Greek district : IONIA
57
Beget : SIRE
58
Prefix for gram or naut : AERO
59
Swarming, with "with" : ALIVE
60
Pegs : TEES
61
Barrymore forebear : DREW
62
More protected : SAFER
Down
1
This one: Lat. : HAEC
2
Florence's river : ARNO
3
Deprived, poetically : REFT
4
Monad : UNIT
5
Quixote : MANOFLAMANCHA
6
Macbeth's vision : DAGGER
7
Sidestep : AVOID
8
Bewail : MOAN
9
Photo-developer's word: Abbr. : ENL
10
Purloined : STOLE
11
Thread : LISLE
12
Man in a cast : ACTOR
13
Mails : POSTS
19
V.I.P. on a low level : PATERFAMILIAS
21
___-do-well : NEER
24
___ of Tranquility : SEA
25
Musket ball, in India : GOLI
26
Vestments : ALBS
27
Blood: Ger. : BLUT
28
Weapon : GUN
29
Weir : DAM
30
Phosgene : GAS
31
Pedestal part : DADO
32
Old Irish frock : INAR
33
Culmination : ACME
34
Humorist Bill : NYE
36
Stake : BET
39
Clue : KEY
40
Pepe le ___ : MOKO
42
Bigoted : NARROW
43
Slightest : LEAST
44
Release : UNTIE
45
___ Dame : NOTRE
46
Lands : ACRES
47
Treasure : STORE
49
Silver: Abbr. : STER
50
Montez : LOLA
51
Star in Pegasus : ENIF
52
Split : RIVE
53
Early Irish tenant : SAER
55
Uncouth one : CAD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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