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New York Times, Thursday, January 15, 1970

30-Across : Pardon

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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R
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,460
Across
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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
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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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