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New York Times, Wednesday, January 28, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 79, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1 Grid is asymmetric.
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G
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B
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B
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P
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,473
Across
1
Platter : DISC
5
Ermine : STOAT
10
Induce : DRAW
14
Glacial ridges : OSAR
15
Late billiard champ : HOPPE
16
Part : ROLE
17
Prohibition : TABU
18
Aquatic mammal : OTTER
19
Tsar : IVAN
20
Auto graveyards, for example : EYESORES
22
Turn back : REVERT
24
Residences: Abbr. : APTS
25
Sport fish : PIKE
26
Clearings : GLADES
29
Football stronghold : GREENBAY
33
Bird : RAVEN
34
Baseball position : THIRD
35
Cameroon tribe : ABO
36
Again : OVER
37
Junior nails : BRADS
38
Biblical pronoun : THOU
39
Equivalence : PAR
40
Retinue : SUITE
41
Symbol of gambling loss : SHIRT
42
Culture lovers : ESTHETES
44
Case : SHEATH
45
Wiles : ARTS
46
Spanish painter : GOYA
47
Receptacle : DRAWER
50
French party : BAL
51
Throw : TOSS
55
Sports area : RINK
56
Tropical resin : ELEMI
58
Reign : RULE
59
Encourage : URGE
60
Fathered : SIRED
61
Image : ICON
62
Pilsen export : BEER
63
Touch, for one : SENSE
64
David's partner : CHET
Down
1
Lavish fondness upon : DOTE
2
Britisher's comment : ISAY
3
Quién ___? : SABE
4
Promoter of causes : CRUSADER
5
Circuit failures : SHORTS
6
Hauls : TOTES
7
Decides : OPTS
8
Primate : APE
9
Sealyham and fox : TERRIERS
10
Like some snow : DRIVEN
11
Traverse : ROVE
12
Wing-shaped : ALAR
13
Departed : WENT
21
Pro-amateur tourney : OPEN
23
Obtained with difficulty : EKED
25
Vanity : PRIDE
26
Feel about : GROPE
27
Volcanic rocks : LAVAS
28
Avoid : AVERT
29
Indian mountain passes : GHATS
30
Brazilian state : BAHIA
31
Cut short, as a flight : ABORT
32
Adolescence : YOUTH
34
Strains : TRIES
37
Support : BUTTRESS
38
Showy : THEATRIC
40
Dried : SERE
41
Retiring : SHY
43
Peddler : HAWKER
44
Firm: Fr. : SOLIDE
46
Gambles : GAMES
47
Thrash : DRUB
48
Laugh: Fr. : RIRE
49
Heavenly being: Fr. : ANGE
50
European city : BERN
52
Painful sound : OUCH
53
Wild plum : SLOE
54
Mailed : SENT
57
Rest : LIE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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