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New York Times, Tuesday, January 20, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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D
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E
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V
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C
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A
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M
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P
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R
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V
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T
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F
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O
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B
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G
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D
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R
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C
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B
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C
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Y
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D
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,465
Across
1
Fix eggs in a way : DEVIL
6
Traverser of 11 Down : CAMEL
11
Britain or England : NEW
14
In a huff : IRATE
15
Sir Samuel : HOARE
16
High note : ELA
17
Inwits : CONSCIENCES
19
Time belt: Abbr. : EST
20
Compass reading : ESE
21
"___ that bale!" : TOTE
22
Hill parts : SIDES
24
Cerf specialties : PUNS
25
Milkmaid's equipment : STOOL
27
Capital of Eritrea : ASMARA
30
Urban officials : PLANNERS
33
Trite : STALE
34
Containers for liquids : VIALS
35
Mineo : SAL
36
Franchot : TONE
37
Mon oncle et ma ___ : TANTE
38
Gala : FETE
39
Rio de ___ : ORO
40
500-lb. burdens : BALES
41
Made fun of : GUYED
42
Directed attention to : REFERRED
44
Nicene and others : CREEDS
45
Big pipes : MAINS
46
Coward : NOEL
47
Supports : ABETS
49
Military man : AIDE
50
Islet : CAY
53
___ of Tranquility : SEA
54
Allurements : TEMPTATIONS
58
Serai : INN
59
Rent : LEASE
60
High-class group : ELITE
61
TV breaks : ADS
62
Berry or statesman : ELDER
63
Put off : DEFER
Down
1
Cubes : DICE
2
Cupid : EROS
3
Quadrant sight : VANE
4
___ a shame! : ITS
5
Kind of college course : LECTURE
6
Huntley and others : CHETS
7
Tops : AONE
8
Son of, in Scotland : MAC
9
Before : ERE
10
Teacher's concern : LESSONS
11
Symbolic opening : NEEDLESEYE
12
Or ___ : ELSE
13
Buddhist temples : WATS
18
College in New Rochelle : IONA
23
Positive particle : ION
24
Beyond the ___ : PALE
25
Nickname for a thin man : SLATS
26
Falsehood : TALE
27
John Jacob : ASTOR
28
Treasure : STORE
29
Rich one : MANOFMEANS
30
Yearned : PINED
31
Priced : RATED
32
Vehicles : SLEDS
34
Dells : VALES
37
Mountain lake : TARN
38
Wood or peat : FUEL
40
Show anger : BRISTLE
41
Said hello : GREETED
43
Erode : EAT
44
Musical passage : CODA
46
Saltpeter : NITER
47
Troubled continent : ASIA
48
River feature : BEND
49
Part of a church : APSE
50
Headdress : COIF
51
Bet : ANTE
52
River to North Sea : YSER
55
Long one : EEL
56
Like a March hare : MAD
57
___ de France : ILE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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