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New York Times, Tuesday, January 27, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,472
Across Down
1. Weakens : SAPS
5. New kind of lottery : DRAFT
10. " . . . king of ___, I am" : SIAM
14. Prepare copy : EDIT
15. Extend : RENEW
16. Israeli port : ACRE
17. Formality : RITE
18. Underhand arrest maneuver : ENTRAPMENT
20. Unbelievers : ATHEISTS
22. Italian port : NAPLES
23. Ledger entry : LOSS
24. River to the Colorado : GILA
25. Guarantee : SURETY
28. Elevation : EMINENCE
32. Santa ___ : CLARA
33. Heating places : OVENS
34. Scout group : DEN
35. Book of Bible : ACTS
36. Crash in Britain : PRANG
37. Droplet : BEAD
38. Wreath : LEI
39. Aspects : MIENS
40. Describe, as a sentence : PARSE
41. Draws out : PROLONGS
43. Congregated : MASSED
44. Man's nickname : NATE
45. Arrange : SORT
46. Lacking movement : STATIC
48. One kind of ankle : SPRAINED
52. Angels' state : CALIFORNIA
54. Knowledge : LORE
55. Egyptian deity : AMEN
56. Comes closer : NEARS
57. Ranger or Star : LONE
58. Headland : NESS
59. Wins by a close score : EDGES
60. Gained tediously : EKED
1. Fluids : SERA
2. Mine entrance : ADIT
3. Essence : PITH
4. Pittsburgh team : STEELERS
5. Stylish : DRESSY
6. Leases : RENTS
7. Formicary dwellers : ANTS
8. ___-de-lance : FER
9. Sounding like a bowstring : TWANGING
10. Representative part : SAMPLE
11. North Atlantic people : ICELANDERS
12. English composer : ARNE
13. Yankees' counterpart : METS
19. Great effort : PAINS
21. Tiny amount : IOTA
25. Brave's trophy : SCALP
26. Business-pressure result : ULCER
27. Justifications : RATIONALES
28. George Eliot's name : EVANS
29. ___ wear : MENS
30. Stop : CEASE
31. Over : ENDED
33. Western state: Abbr. : OREG
36. Coniferous product : PINECONE
37. Old Paris landmark : BASTILLE
39. Central theme : MOTIF
40. S.A. rubber : PARA
42. People south of the border : LATINS
43. Marsh : MORASS
45. Steeple : SPIRE
46. European region: Abbr. : SCAN
47. Spiritless : TAME
48. Obstacle : SNAG
49. Small recess : NOOK
50. Sea eagle : ERNE
51. Feat : DEED
53. Kind of herring : RED

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

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