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New York Times, Monday, January 19, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 314 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,464
Across
1. Excites : WARMS
6. Still : CALM
10. Immense : VAST
14. Circa : ABOUT
15. Water: Sp. : AGUA
16. Hindu god : AGNI
17. South American plain : LLANO
18. French bench : BANC
19. Groovy : NEAT
20. Scott novel : KENILWORTH
22. 2.54 centimeters : INCH
23. Cereal grass : OAT
24. Kind of pipe : INTAKE
26. Jesters : CLOWNS
30. Pester : ANNOY
32. Pluto's realm : HADES
33. Screwball : QUEERFISH
37. Bullring bravos : OLES
38. Baseball ploys : BUNTS
39. Palo ___ : ALTO
40. Mona Lisa et al. : PORTRAITS
42. Rabbitlike mammals : PIKAS
43. Distorts : WARPS
44. Salad plant : BORAGE
45. Beach sight : CABANA
48. Nonsense! : ROT
49. Bradley : OMAR
50. Dickens novel : BLEAKHOUSE
57. Like a spring day : MILD
58. Flop on Broadway : BOMB
59. Sinned : ERRED
60. Tau cross : ANKH
61. Crimean river : ALMA
62. Stormed : RAGED
63. Indifferent : SOSO
64. Bed part : SLAT
65. Twisting : SNAKY
Down
1. Pedestrian signal : WALK
2. ___ seaman : ABLE
3. Bookbinding leather : ROAN
4. Famed actor : MUNI
5. Slender plant shoots : STOLONS
6. Discoverer of American mainland : CABOT
7. Culture medium : AGAR
8. Actor Alfred : LUNT
9. Contrivances : MACHINES
10. Thackeray novel : VANITYFAIR
11. ___ rocket : AGENA
12. Cheese and crackers, for one : SNACK
13. Share for the church : TITHE
21. Common verb : WAS
25. Scandinavian: Abbr. : NOR
26. Wave motion : CHOP
27. French composer : LALO
28. ___ Neisse Line : ODER
29. Kingsley novel : WESTWARDHO
30. Mame and Polly : AUNTS
31. Snares : NETS
33. Witty remark : QUIP
34. Actress Chase : ILKA
35. Antlered animal : STAG
36. Nylons : HOSE
38. Biblical criminal : BARABBAS
41. Flowed : RAN
42. Uproars : POTHERS
44. U.S. editor: 1863–1930 : BOK
45. Torpors : COMAS
46. ___ acid : AMINO
47. Thwarts : BALKS
48. Moroccan city : RABAT
51. Lounge : LOLL
52. Austen novel : EMMA
53. Allied landing area in 1942 : ORAN
54. Early name for Ulan Bator : URGA
55. Ask for : SEEK
56. Name in Christian Science : EDDY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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