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New York Times, Thursday, January 15, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J P Q Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,460
Across
1. U.S. physicist : RABI
5. In ___ quo : STATU
10. Rat-___ : ATAT
14. Abba : EBAN
15. Early Greek poet : ARION
16. Pungent : RACY
17. Bows : ARCS
18. Ate : DINED
19. Journey : TREK
20. Very fast : LIKEAHOUSEAFIRE
23. Ribbed, as a fabric : WALED
24. Compass points : RHUMBS
25. Pursue : CHASE
27. Famous tower : EIFFEL
30. Pardon : LETOFF
32. Wedge-shaped piece of wood : SHIM
33. Headwear : WIG
36. Bovine animals : OXEN
37. "___ you calling me" : IHEAR
39. Moslem judge : CADI
40. Long-beaked fish : GAR
41. Tree of Morocco : ARAR
42. Lifts up : ELATES
44. Poplars : ABELES
46. ___ a time : ONEAT
47. Type of chair : SWIVEL
50. New York name : ASTOR
52. Relative of spilt milk : WATEROVERTHEDAM
57. Maturing substance : AGER
58. ___ del Vaticano : CITTA
59. Glaucus's love : IONE
60. Stones : GEMS
61. New Zealand timber tree : KAURI
62. Part of Pakistan : SWAT
63. Latin infinitive : ESSE
64. More wily : SLIER
65. Explosives : TNTS
Down
1. Actual : REAL
2. Cover: Fr. : ABRI
3. Isolated place : BACKWATER
4. At the proper time : INSEASON
5. Hebrew letter : SADHE
6. Electron tube : TRIODE
7. Early Japanese : AINU
8. On one's ___ : TOES
9. Besieged : UNDERFIRE
10. Crafty : ARTFUL
11. River in northwest China : TARIM
12. Harsh : ACERB
13. Small children : TYKES
21. Hebrew letter : ALEF
22. Throat sound : AHEM
25. Kind of dance : CLOG
26. Six: Prefix : HEXA
28. Grenoble's department : ISERE
29. U.S. agency: Abbr. : FHA
31. Muskets : FIRELOCKS
33. Weaken : WATERDOWN
34. Suggestion : IDEA
35. Main point : GIST
38. Man's nickname : HAL
39. Boatman : CANOEIST
41. But: Ger. : ABER
43. Reluctant: Var. : LOTH
44. Unwilling : AVERSE
45. Jean Paul : SARTRE
47. Metalwork tool : SWAGE
48. Pay : WAGES
49. Entries : ITEMS
51. Step : STAIR
53. Bottle : VIAL
54. Case : ETUI
55. Medical study: Abbr. : ANAT
56. Ball team : METS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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