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New York Times, Monday, October 19, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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F
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C
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V
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D
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K
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G
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,737
Across
1
Loyal : FAST
5
Vote to accept : ADOPT
10
Swimmers' milieu : TANK
14
Khayyám : OMAR
15
Roman dictator : SULLA
16
Jai ___ : ALAI
17
Lizard : GILA
18
Cross as ___ : ABEAR
19
German nyet : NEIN
20
Cede : GRANT
22
Pea soup : LONDONFOG
24
H. H. Munro : SAKI
26
Ago: Scot. : SYNE
27
Ointment ingredient : CALAMINE
31
Australian, for one : CRAWL
35
Of the ear : OTIC
36
Actor Howard : LESLIE
39
___ Veneto : VIA
40
Common contraction : DONT
41
Part of a wedding gown : TRAIN
42
Part of S.A.R. : SONS
43
Direction : ENE
44
Undertake : ASSUME
45
Sheep : EWES
46
Meaning : SENSE
48
Gulfweed : SARGASSO
50
Macaws : ARAS
53
Heat units: Abbr. : BTUS
54
W. W. II propagandist : TOKYOROSE
58
Present : TODAY
62
Words of understanding : ISEE
63
Collect : GLEAN
65
"___ But the Lonely Heart" : NONE
66
Biblical name : ASER
67
Like 45 Across : OVINE
68
Sicilian peak : ETNA
69
Without: Fr. : SANS
70
Present or past : TENSE
71
Beloved : DEAR
Down
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Verne hero : FOGG
2
Eastern prince : AMIR
3
Spanish room : SALA
4
Negotiate : TRANSACT
5
___ rule : ASA
6
Work by Joyce : DUBLINERS
7
Spread : OLEO
8
Blueprints : PLANS
9
Dilatory : TARDY
10
Hide worker : TANNER
11
Hebrew letter : ALEF
12
Hawaiian tree : NAIO
13
Honor card : KING
21
Headwear : TAM
23
Formerly : ONCE
25
Caber-tosser's wear : KILTS
27
Morse and area : CODES
28
In agreement : ATONE
29
Fabric : LINEN
30
Namesakes of Isaac's son : ESAUS
32
Confesses : AVOWS
33
Grape products : WINES
34
Rope : LASSO
37
Vegetables : LIMABEANS
38
Powerless : INERT
42
Experienced : SEASONED
44
Flying prefix : AERO
47
Writer Dorothy : SAYERS
49
Kind of string : GUT
51
Slang : ARGOT
52
Unravel : SOLVE
54
Spanish relatives : TIAS
55
Greek peak : OSSA
56
Sharp : KEEN
57
German possessive : SEIN
59
Show fondness : DOTE
60
King Mongkut's teacher : ANNA
61
Leap, for one : YEAR
64
Wedding-account word : NEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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