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New York Times, Friday, March 20, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has repeated answers.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,524
Across Down
1. Avon calling : BARD
5. Shrew : HARPY
10. Red deer : SPAY
14. "Prince ___" : IGOR
15. Papal cape : ORALE
16. Isomeric : ALLO
17. Cole Porter opus : DUBARRYWASALADY
20. Marianas island : SAIPAN
21. Craving : YEN
22. Legendary Chinese emperor : YAO
23. French marshal : NEY
24. Pronoun : ONESELF
27. Barkers : DOGS
29. Took legal steps : SUED
30. Pierre's friend : RAOUL
33. Words of assent : IDO
34. Sudden movement : DART
35. One of thirteen : COLONY
36. Resumes : REOPENS
38. Foolish : IDIOTIC
39. French composer : GODARD
40. ___ and master : LORD
41. Canonized woman: Abbr. : STE
42. Finally, in Paris : ENFIN
43. Turns left : HAWS
44. Situated: Fr. : SISE
45. Building : EDIFICE
47. Suffix with glob : ULE
48. ___ vous plaît : SIL
50. Before : ERE
51. Flourishing period : FLOWER
54. Regime founded 962 A.D. : HOLYROMANEMPIRE
58. Drug plant : ALOE
59. Standard : CANON
60. Heater : ETNA
61. Felled in a way : HEWN
62. Chapters of a secret U.S. group : KLANS
63. Pillow cover : SHAM
1. One spade, two clubs, etc. : BIDS
2. Water, in Mexico : AGUA
3. Puck : ROBINGOODFELLOW
4. Hangings : DRAPES
5. S. A. cape : HORN
6. Adjective suffix : ARY
7. Unrefined : RAW
8. Performed : PLAYED
9. Certain answers : YESES
10. ___ soda : SAL
11. Be slyly intimate : PLAYFOOTSIEWITH
12. Former opera star : ALDA
13. Stringed toy : YOYO
18. Small beam : RAY
19. Type of barometer : ANEROID
24. Pronoun : OURS
25. Badminton accessory : NET
26. French composer : LALO
27. Unhappy music : DIRGE
28. "___ a Grecian Urn" : ODEON
29. Writer George : SAND
31. Army groups : UNITS
32. French school : LYCEE
34. ___ cri : DERNIER
35. Navy officers: Abbr. : CDRS
37. Remunerated : PAID
38. Part of IOU : IOWE
40. Resinous substance : LAC
43. Wintry : HIEMAL
44. Hillsides : SLOPES
46. Dress : FROCK
47. Danube port : ULM
48. Mideastern ruler : SHAH
49. Captive of Hercules : IOLE
51. Marshes : FENS
52. Girl's name : ERNA
53. Hollow out : REAM
55. Craving : YEN
56. Collected sayings : ANA
57. Absence of: Prefix : NON

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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