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New York Times, Tuesday, October 20, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, 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. 7,738
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1. Behold: Lat. : ECCE
5. Baseball's Manny : MOTA
9. Severe : HARSH
14. Conversation : CHAT
15. Cupid : AMOR
16. Speak pompously : ORATE
17. Covered with scales : LAMELLATE
19. Poem by Keats : LAMIA
20. Burning : AFIRE
21. Of the kidneys : RENAL
23. Kind of verb: Abbr. : IRR
24. Two fins : TENNER
26. "Call Me ___" : MADAM
28. Horse opera : OATER
30. Kind of street : ONEWAY
34. German reformer : CARLSTADT
38. "Macbeth," for one : DRAMA
39. Spanish exclamation : OLE
40. Pours forth : SPEWS
42. Title : SIR
43. Tiniest : LEAST
46. Drove recklessly : TAILGATED
49. Money handler : TELLER
51. Queen of Thebes : NIOBE
52. Bumpkin : YAHOO
55. Boring tool : TREPAN
58. Puts ___ : OFF
61. Dried coconut : COPRA
63. Cheer : ELATE
64. Trees of a region : SILVA
66. American writer : EDGARAPOE
68. ___ thief : SNEAK
69. Knick player : REED
70. Sunder : REND
71. Make rotten : ADDLE
72. Greek god : ARES
73. Squirrel's nest : DREY
1. Fanfare : ECLAT
2. Rub : CHAFE
3. Williams play : CAMINOREAL
4. Endless : ETERNAL
5. ___ de tête : MAL
6. Moslem leader : OMAR
7. Animal image : TOTEM
8. Game place : ARENA
9. City in Michigan : HOLLAND
10. Constellation : ARA
11. Branches : RAMI
12. Agitate : STIR
13. Learn : HEAR
18. British courts : LEETS
22. Fuss : ADO
25. Steeps : RETS
27. "La ___" : MER
29. In ecstasy : RAPT
31. Trash : WASTEPAPER
32. French friend : AMIE
33. Measure : YARD
34. Unitas : COLT
35. Away from the wind : ALEE
36. Goddess: Lat. : DEA
37. Minnesota player : TWIN
41. Cut : SLIT
44. Roguish : SLY
45. British sweet : TEACAKE
47. Bull, at times : GORER
48. French scholar and lover : ABELARD
50. Greek letter : RHO
53. Donizetti work : OPERA
54. Gavel-wielder's word : ORDER
56. Make amends : ATONE
57. Indigent : NEEDY
58. Bones : OSSA
59. Determine in court : FIND
60. Decamped : FLED
62. Met player : AGEE
65. Lace : VAL
67. Newspaper items : ADS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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