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New York Times, Monday, January 26, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,471
Across
1. Subject of certain count down : SHEEP
6. Sculler's misstroke : CRAB
10. Mountain lion : PUMA
14. U.S. gold coin : EAGLE
15. Wife of Zeus : HERA
16. Seed covering : ARIL
17. Violently : AMAIN
18. Took advantage of : USED
19. Metallic fabric : LAME
20. Showed the way : LED
21. Verne voyager : NEMO
23. Highlander's speech : GAELIC
25. Fleshy : CORPULENT
27. City on Gulf of Mexico : HAVANA
30. White elephants, for example : RARITIES
34. Corrosive : ACID
35. Place, in law : LOCUS
37. Send out : EMIT
38. Harrison : REX
39. Poem: Abbr. : VER
40. Fruit drink : ADE
41. Part of a plant : STEM
43. Living-room pieces : SOFAS
45. Curved molding : OGEE
46. U.S. capital : HONOLULU
48. Render as due : ACCORD
50. Decomposition of fat : LIPOLYSIS
52. Part of the foot : INSTEP
55. Orioles' home : NEST
56. Law man: Abbr. : ATT
59. Roar of the surf : ROTE
60. Olive genus : OLEA
62. Ham's medium : RADIO
64. Having wings : ALAR
65. Take five : REST
66. Subordinate : UNDER
67. Small horses : NAGS
68. Prepare salad : TOSS
69. Ornamental buttons : STUDS
Down
1. Fasten securely : SEAL
2. Harness bar : HAME
3. Old oath : EGAD
4. Eastern student : ELI
5. Pointed streamer : PENNON
6. Foolish person : CHUMP
7. Useful talent : RESOURCEFULNESS
8. Land measure : ARE
9. Wisconsin players : BADGERS
10. Artist's equipment : PALETTE
11. Russian river : URAL
12. French girl's name : MIMI
13. Guinness : ALEC
22. Of a period : ERAL
24. Blackbird : ANI
25. Callous fellow : CAD
26. Petrarch's beloved : LAURA
27. Strident : HARSH
28. Of an acid: Prefix : ACETO
29. Female fox : VIXEN
31. Adult insect : IMAGO
32. Large sea duck : EIDER
33. War horse : STEED
36. Convex molding : OVOLO
42. Birds, at times : MOLTERS
43. Beam or pillar, for instance : SUPPORT
44. Back talk : SASS
45. Army training center: Abbr. : OCS
47. U.N. name : LIE
49. Type of fruit : CITRUS
51. Irish poet : YEATS
52. Asian land : IRAN
53. Song of the '20's : NOLA
54. Male party guest : STAG
56. Babylonian god : ADDU
57. Fastened : TIED
58. Rock peaks : TORS
61. Durocher : LEO
63. Tiny tunneler : ANT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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