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New York Times, Thursday, January 22, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,467
Across Down
1. Helper: Abbr. : ASST
5. Jazz figures : RIFFS
10. European : LAPP
14. Rio's beach : COPA
15. Chou ___ : ENLAI
16. Racing strip : OVAL
17. Migration : TREK
18. Item for relish tray : QUEENOLIVE
20. Snap : SINECURE
22. Cage of song : GILDED
23. Famous scientist : CURIE
24. Italian painter : RENI
25. Flimsy dwelling : TEEPEE
27. Hats : PORKPIES
31. Comparative suffix : IER
32. Plant firmly : EMBED
34. Wall projection : SOCLE
35. Silkworm : ERIA
37. Indian garments : SARIS
39. Type of cotton : PIMA
40. Iranian coins : RIALS
42. Colors : TINTS
44. ___ King Cole : NAT
45. Lookout : SENTINEL
47. Joins with a cause : ALIGNS
49. Arden and others : EVES
50. TV nuisances : SNOWS
51. Kind of cotton : MADRAS
54. Movie techniques : FADEOUTS
57. Gardening aid : GREENTHUMB
59. ___-Finnic : UGRO
60. Chinese society : TONG
61. Wallace's running mate : LEMAY
62. Put : LAID
63. Fair : SOSO
64. Containers : EWERS
65. Sketches: Abbr. : DRGS
1. Decrees : ACTS
2. Fern spores : SORI
3. Of a penmanship style : SPENCERIAN
4. Start to learn : TAKEUP
5. Musical dirges : REQUIEMS
6. Harden : INURE
7. Run : FLEE
8. From: Scot. : FAE
9. Streisand : SINGER
10. Shirley Temple's craft : LOLLIPOP
11. Greedy : AVID
12. Type of gem setting : PAVE
13. Implored : PLED
19. Farmyard sounds : OINKS
21. American Indian : CREE
24. "Thinker" man : RODIN
25. Rows : TIERS
26. Unearthly : EERIE
27. Jeopardy : PERIL
28. Confectioner's need : ICINGSUGAR
29. Famous violinist : ELMAN
30. Installs : SEATS
33. Restrains : BATES
36. Inseparable friend : ALTEREGO
38. Airport also-rans : STANDBYS
41. Hebrew month : SIVAN
43. Blackthorn : SLOE
46. Cuddle : NESTLE
48. "___ if I could" : IWOULD
50. Philippine island : SAMAR
51. Executive functions: Abbr. : MGTS
52. Irish exclamation : AROO
53. Jungle homes : DENS
54. Smoke : FUME
55. Math branch: Abbr. : TRIG
56. Fixes the lawn : SODS
58. Fell : HEW

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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