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New York Times, Wednesday, January 21, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 321 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,466
Across
1. South Sea cloth : TAPA
5. Oriental nurses : AYAHS
10. Tunisian seaport : SFAX
14. Matured : AGED
15. Musical group : NONET
16. Injury : HARM
17. Wide-ranging : FARANDNEAR
19. Extent : AREA
20. Camera adjunct : TRIPOD
21. Infringe : TRESPASS
23. Set foot : TROD
25. Captivated : TAKEN
26. Obscured : BEFOGGED
30. Mad dogs' time for sun : MIDDAY
33. Not ___ in the world : ACARE
34. Czech patriot : BENES
36. Snacked : ATE
37. Round Table knight : BORS
38. Uninteresting : VAPID
39. Braces : TWOS
40. ___ carte : ALA
41. Unit of one cycle a second : HERTZ
42. Of a specified quality: Suffix : PHANE
43. Telegraph device : SENDER
45. ___ for (be attracted to) : HAVEEYES
47. Dress features : DARTS
49. Blackbird : MERL
50. Bearish time : DOWNBEAT
53. In ___ (instead) : LIEUOF
57. Sevareid : ERIC
58. Mostly : BYANDLARGE
60. Old nag : JADE
61. Sublease : RELET
62. Discovered : SEEN
63. Pub specialties : ALES
64. Solos : ARIAS
65. Nautical chains : TYES
Down
1. White House name : TAFT
2. Culture medium : AGAR
3. Beautiful girl : PERI
4. Interconnecting devices : ADAPTORS
5. Cat-___ fight : ANDDOG
6. Place for Cassius : YON
7. French writer : ANET
8. Courage : HEART
9. Trailed out : STREAMED
10. Adapted : SHAPED
11. By much : FARANDAWAY
12. Olympian : ARES
13. Holiday season : XMAS
18. Sverige's neighbor : NORGE
22. Squaw Valley gear : SKIS
24. Preclude : DEBAR
26. Patisserie items : BABAS
27. Lycée's relative : ECOLE
28. Extensively : FARANDWIDE
29. Abyss : DEPTH
31. Joined : ATONE
32. Approvals : YESES
35. Hyderabad sovereign : NIZAM
38. Spinal feature : VERTEBRA
39. Not ___ bit : THELEAST
41. Anise or tansy : HERB
42. Hazard : PERIL
44. Social affairs : DANCES
46. African grasslands : VELDTS
48. Word with "sooth" and "nay" : SAYER
50. Already: Fr. : DEJA
51. By word : ORAL
52. Anklebones : TALI
54. Nobel physicist : UREY
55. Pointed arch : OGEE
56. Swampy lands : FENS
59. Profs' org. : NEA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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