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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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Q
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U
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Y
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,728
Across
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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: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 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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