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New York Times, Monday, January 12, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { B J K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,457
Across
1. Cooking direction : STEW
5. Cook : CHEF
9. Some museum hangings : OPART
14. So long : TATA
15. Garden worker : HOER
16. Track man : MILER
17. Soon : ANON
18. Guthrie : ARLO
19. Start of Dickens title : ATALE
20. One of Haydn's twelve : LONDONSYMPHONY
23. Perfume : ESSENCE
24. Horse color : ROAN
25. Dakota Indian : REE
26. Fleur-de-___ : LIS
27. Smooth, to Scots : SNOD
31. Flat plinths : ORLOS
34. Animal : TIGER
36. Yes : AYE
37. Specialty on an Innsbruck menu : WIENERSCHNITZEL
40. Greek letter : ETA
41. ___ up (clinch) : TIEIT
42. Grab : SEIZE
43. Without: Fr. : SANS
45. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
46. Estimate : SET
47. Bills : TENS
49. African bird : TOURACO
53. Substance used for moldings : PLASTEROFPARIS
56. Equals : PEERS
57. Church vessel : FONT
58. Man, familiarly : GENT
59. Garbo : GRETA
60. Small sled : LUGE
61. Ace : ONER
62. Boyish epithet : SISSY
63. Leap ___ : YEAR
64. Space initials : NASA
Down
1. Trite : STALE
2. New Mexican Indians : TANOS
3. Jackets : ETONS
4. Talk endlessly : WANDERON
5. Happen : CHANCE
6. Carpentry support : HORSE
7. Slippery : EELY
8. ___ to left : FROMRIGHT
9. Siouan people : OMAHA
10. Mountain climber's gear : PITONS
11. Novelist Paton : ALAN
12. Depend : RELY
13. Three, in Rome : TRE
21. Like some plays : ONESET
22. Polish city : POSEN
26. Allowable : LICIT
28. Himmler, for one : NAZI
29. Court cry : OYEZ
30. Printer's mark : DELE
31. Has debts : OWES
32. Rio ___ : RITA
33. Thin : LEAN
34. Insect : TSETSEFLY
35. Rebel : RISEUP
38. Cheerful : RIANT
39. Quadrangle : TETRAGON
44. Onsets : STARTS
46. More pliant : SOFTER
48. Literary form : ESSAY
49. Friendly Islands : TONGA
50. Scene : ARENA
51. Spanish movies : CINES
52. Town in central Italy : OSTRA
53. Persian elf : PERI
54. Shelters : LEES
55. Rake : ROUE
56. Leaves: Abbr. : PGS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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