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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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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,473
Across Down
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
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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