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New York Times, Thursday, October 15, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has repeated answers.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,733
Across
1
North Dakota city : FARGO
6
Normandy beach : UTAH
10
Repose : REST
14
Suppose : OPINE
15
Have trust in : RELY
16
Perceive : ESPY
17
Forks : BIFURCATES
19
Fratricide : CAIN
20
Compass point : SSE
21
Transaction : SALE
22
Three in one : TRIUNE
24
Ocean vessels: Abbr. : STRS
25
Auto-horn sound : BEEP
26
Crowns : PATES
28
Radiant : AUROREAN
32
Looked the place over : CASED
33
Leslie Caron role : LILI
34
___ account : ONNO
35
Steel area : RUHR
36
Brazilian dance : SAMBA
37
Rome's Censor : CATO
38
Sheltered, at sea : ALEE
39
Equals : TIES
40
Church plate : PATEN
41
Labyrinth monster : MINOTAUR
43
Mentions : CITES
44
Hodges and Blas : GILS
45
Be fatuous : DOTE
46
Plow's trail : FURROW
49
Paint medium : OILS
50
Common verb : ARE
53
Scope : AREA
54
Miner's disease : ASBESTOSIS
57
Speak falteringly : LISP
58
Uproar : RIOT
59
Hunter of the sky : ORION
60
Arthritis aid : ACTH
61
Very: Fr. : TRES
62
___ porridge : PEASE
Down
1
Pendants : FOBS
2
Sacred bull : APIS
3
Prevalent : RIFE
4
African antelope : GNU
5
Unit of magnetic intensity : OERSTED
6
Russian great divide : URALS
7
Head: Fr. : TETE
8
Stout's relative : ALE
9
Emotional state : HYSTERIA
10
Give as good as one gets : RECIPROCATE
11
Biblical brother : ESAU
12
Gyrate : SPIN
13
English river : TYNE
18
U.A.W. output : CARS
23
Early auto : REO
24
Three-D picture : STEREOGRAPH
25
Fall-planting items : BULBS
26
Nobel physicist of 1945 : PAULI
27
Made of a wood : ASHEN
28
One taking a sight : AIMER
29
Growing out : ENATE
30
Ponies up : ANTES
31
Ten o'clock scholar's hour : NOON
32
Last-minute study : CRAM
33
Oedipus's father : LAIUS
36
True-blue : STALWART
40
Pause in the Indy 500 : PITSTOP
42
Spanish relative : TIO
43
Mountain passes : COLS
45
Legislative assemblies : DIETS
46
F.D.R.'s pet : FALA
47
___ acid : URIC
48
Remainder : REST
49
Wind instrument : OBOE
50
One of a world seven : ASIA
51
Rivers: Sp. : RIOS
52
Domestic slave : ESNE
55
Title : SIR
56
Western state: Abbr. : ORE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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