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New York Times, Saturday, October 10, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 45, Avg Word Len: 4.62, Missing: { W }, Scrabble score: 328 (avg 1.82)
Open Squares: 42, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,728
Across
1. Oceanic tunicate : SALP
5. Bum ___ : RAP
8. Pointed tool : PICK
12. Hebrew month : ADAR
13. Historic periods : ERAS
15. City on the Seyhan : ADANA
17. Returns : GIVESBACK
19. French sculptor : RODIN
20. Okefenokee feature : BAYOU
21. Small cask : KEG
23. Plagiarize : LIFT
24. Ad lib : EXTEMPORIZE
27. Embrace : FOLD
30. Menlo Park monogram : TAE
31. La ___ : PAZ
32. Where the Shannon flows: Abbr. : IRE
33. Mild expletives : DARNS
35. Soda ___ : JERK
38. Camping gear : BEDROLL
40. Puts an end to : QUASHES
43. Mother of the Titans : GAEA
44. Stripling : YOUTH
46. Spanish article : UNA
47. Oriental name : ALI
49. Weeks in the year: Lat. : LII
50. With reference : ASTO
51. Musician : BULLFIDDLER
55. Norse god : LOKI
56. Ordinal ending : ETH
57. Castle or Dunne : IRENE
60. Consternate : AMAZE
62. East African : TANZANIAN
65. Norwegian playwright : IBSEN
66. Formerly : ONCE
67. Words for a bit more : ORSO
68. Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
69. Back, in France : DOS
70. Does fancywork : TATS
Down
1. Bearish time : SAG
2. Star in Draco : ADIB
3. Certain debris : LAVA
4. Made raids on : PREYED
5. Debater's second round : REBUTTAL
6. The Altar : ARA
7. Peddlers : PACKMEN
8. Normal quality : PAR
9. Reveres : IDOLIZES
10. Seaport of Spain : CADIZ
11. Bolo, for one : KNIFE
14. Beehive : SKEP
16. Hill dweller : ANT
18. Red or White : SOX
22. Certain voters : GOP
25. Kind of bird : EARLY
26. Oriental V.I.P. : RAJAH
27. White lie : FIB
28. Neighbor of Nev. : OREG
29. Mother of Helen of Troy : LEDA
33. Factotum : DOALL
34. Seafood : SQUID
36. Poison ivy genus : RHUS
37. English county : KENT
39. Gains : REALIZES
41. Employs : UTILIZES
42. ___ Paulo : SAO
45. Veteran : OLDHAND
48. African hemp : IFE
50. " . . . things ___ what they seem" : ARENOT
51. Aerosol devices : BOMBS
52. Edict : UKASE
53. "Tell ___ the marines" : ITTO
54. Period : ERA
55. Chou En-___ : LAI
58. Act of 1930's: Abbr. : NIRA
59. "___ of Eden" : EAST
61. Letters : ENS
63. Army man: Abbr. : NCO
64. Some votes : NOS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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