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New York Times, Monday, October 12, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,730
Across Down
1. Miss Marple : JANE
5. Never-lose lawyer : MASON
10. Family members : DADS
14. The ___ Duke (Wellington) : IRON
15. Bone: Prefix : OSTEO
16. Broadway hero : ABIE
17. Conrad's "___ Jim" : LORD
18. Twenty: Prefix : ICOSI
19. Civil wrong : TORT
20. Procrastinator's time : TOMORROW
22. Sam Spade or Philo Vance : SLEUTH
24. Horse color : ROAN
25. Brew in Munich : BIER
26. Comprehends : GRASPS
29. Urgent : PRESSING
33. Rajah's wife : RANEE
34. Unrefined : CRASS
35. Chaney : LON
36. Retired : ABED
37. Move aside : SHUNT
38. Hindu deity : SIVA
39. Luzon town : IBA
40. Stretches over : SPANS
41. Type of berth : UPPER
42. Old clerical scarf : LIRIPIPE
44. Nuremberg events of 1945–6 : TRIALS
45. Storm : GALE
46. Small talk : CHAT
47. Spread open : UNFURL
50. Strangles: Var. : GAROTTES
54. Nick Charles's wife : NORA
55. Battery part : ANODE
57. Jot : IOTA
58. Greek ruler of Syracuse : DION
59. Extort from : GOUGE
60. Hebrew letters : NUNS
61. Russian queen : OLGA
62. Western park : ESTES
63. Pâté de foie ___ : GRAS
1. Cast aside : JILT
2. Irish exclamation : AROO
3. Standard : NORM
4. Approved : ENDORSED
5. Shearer and others : MOIRAS
6. Type of sponge : ASCON
7. Pack : STOW
8. Alphabet letters : OES
9. Most raucous : NOISIEST
10. Office stamps : DATERS
11. ___ ben Adhem : ABOU
12. Soil : DIRT
13. Thomas : SETH
21. Cheap cigar : ROPE
23. Minus : LESS
25. Seed coats : BRANS
26. Galahad's quest : GRAIL
27. Amateur sleuth who slept late : RABBI
28. Close by, in poems : ANEAR
29. Make concise : PRUNE
30. Ancient Spanish town : ILIPA
31. Out of the ordinary : NOVEL
32. Growls : GNARS
34. Scabbard trim : CHAPE
37. Lost liquid : SPILLAGE
38. One kind of image : SPITTING
40. Boom : SPAR
41. Mineral : URAO
43. Lizard : IGUANA
44. "Bad things come in ___" : THREES
46. Put the bite on : CADGE
47. Release : UNDO
48. Short fiber : NOIL
49. Amphibian : FROG
50. Foot ailment : GOUT
51. Duty turn : TOUR
52. Volcano : ETNA
53. Talk back : SASS
56. Digits: Abbr. : NOS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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