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New York Times, Thursday, January 29, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,474
Across
1. Previous : FORE
5. Cave, to poets : GROT
9. Season : SPICE
14. Roman road : ITER
15. Late golfing great : LEMA
16. Works by cartoonist Peter : ARNOS
17. Keep ___ on : TABS
18. Some Southerners : ALABAMIANS
20. Psychotherapy aid : TRUTHSERUM
22. Ref. book : ENC
23. Where the dogies roam : OUTWEST
24. Girls : LASSIES
27. Timothy : HAY
28. School subject : MATH
29. Pasture sound : MAA
30. Uninteresting : VAPID
33. Citizens : NATIONALS
35. Know ___ : ITALL
36. Lone : ONE
37. For ___ sake : PETES
38. Musical star : STREISAND
40. Distrustful : LEERY
41. Time period : ERA
42. Okinawan city : NAHA
43. Secreted : HID
44. People oft in distress : DAMSELS
46. Puncture : DEFLATE
50. Bill's partner : COO
51. February items : VALENTINES
53. Stammering : STUTTERING
55. Shots of liquor : NIPS
56. Rich cake : TORTE
57. Genu : KNEE
58. Merriment : GLEE
59. Crime of a kind : ARSON
60. Whimpers : SOBS
61. Observed : SEEN
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1. ___ be tied : FITTO
2. Japanese port : OTARU
3. Contradict : REBUT
4. Onetime : ERSTWHILE
5. Lackluster : GLASSY
6. Sublease : RELET
7. Sharif : OMAR
8. Summarized : TABULATED
9. Spade : SAM
10. Snoops : PRIES
11. Spiritless : INANIMATE
12. Hider : CONCEALER
13. Letter : ESS
19. Violin : AMATI
21. Editor's concern : HEADLINE
25. Steal : SHOPLIFT
26. Brattish : SASSY
28. Windfall : MANNA
30. Squeezed : VISED
31. Magnet : ATTRACTOR
32. Lovers : PARAMOURS
33. Cloud formations : NOAHSARKS
34. Verbal barbs : NEEDLINGS
39. Ointment : SALVE
43. Bronze Age structures : HENGES
45. ___ voce : SOTTO
46. Swan star : DENEB
47. Flighty : ANILE
48. Tent of a kind : TEPEE
49. Krupp's city : ESSEN
52. Typesetting machine, for short : LINO
53. Depot: Abbr. : STA
54. Playing card : TEN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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