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New York Times, Friday, October 16, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q V }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,734
Across
1. Unit of magnetic induction : TESLA
6. Iranian king : SHAH
10. ___ out (made do) : EKED
14. Concert hall : ODEUM
15. Renovate : REDO
16. Prefix meaning dry : XERO
17. Item on a spice rack : GARLICSALT
19. Acclaim : HAIL
20. Event at the pass : AMBUSH
21. Small compensation : PITTANCE
23. Do a farm chore : SOW
25. Suitor : BEAU
26. Mastodon feature : TUSK
30. Secret nationalist org. : IRA
32. Blot : ABSORB
36. Word heard in the back room : ANTE
37. Liquid container : CASK
39. Perplexed : ATSEA
40. Hospital employes : XRAYTECHNICIANS
43. Certain potatoes : IRISH
44. Enthusiastic : KEEN
45. S-shaped molding : OGEE
46. Author of "The Flies" : SARTRE
48. Pitiful : SAD
49. Information : NEWS
50. O'Neill : OONA
52. Gillespie, for short : DIZ
54. Hoarded : GARNERED
58. Of bodily motions : GESTIC
63. Musical instrument : OBOE
64. Douglas fir : OREGONPINE
66. Grow hazy : BLUR
67. Place : LIEU
68. Obsolete : DATED
69. Understands : SEES
70. Lunar vehicles : LEMS
71. Came into play : AROSE
Down
1. Garment for a quaestor : TOGA
2. Cheese : EDAM
3. Balkan native : SERB
4. Whopper : LULU
5. Off the mark : AMISS
6. Classmen: Abbr. : SRS
7. Jumbled mass : HEAP
8. Comic's specialty : ADLIB
9. Cold remedy of yore : HOTTEA
10. Total consumption : EXHAUSTION
11. Shakespearean actor : KEAN
12. Father of Leif : ERIC
13. Disburse : DOLE
18. Grade of meat : CHOICE
22. French smoker's item : TABAC
24. Destruction : WRACK
26. Hacks : TAXIS
27. U. N. agency : UNRRA
28. Part of a building : STAIR
29. Pennsylvanians : KEYSTONERS
31. Timber trees : ASHES
33. American Indian : OSAGE
34. Breathe life into : RENEW
35. Foundations : BASES
38. Work, as clay : KNEAD
41. Sharp spasm : THROE
42. Color : INDIGO
47. Sign up : ENROLL
51. Mountain stronghold : AERIE
53. "The Prisoner of ___" : ZENDA
54. Loads : GOBS
55. Competent : ABLE
56. Debauchee : ROUE
57. Adjudge : DEEM
59. Mast : SPAR
60. European head of state : TITO
61. Feminine suffixes : INES
62. Relinquish : CEDE
65. Augie's other nickname : GUS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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