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New York Times, Thursday, October 22, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,740

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Whale's captive : JONAH
6. Disengaged: Abbr. : DET
9. Order to a dog : SPEAK
14. Funeral oration : ELOGE
15. Agency of U.N. : ILO
16. Hodge's other half : PODGE
17. Automotive disaster : EDSEL
18. Never, in Bonn : NIE
19. Mao or Thieu : ASIAN
20. Flattening with a hammer : PEENING
22. Tantrum throwers : RANTERS
24. Hold back : RETARD
25. Rough : RUDE
26. ___ Paolo : SAO
27. Lamour wear : SARONG
31. Guns or Scott : GREAT
35. Moth family : NOCTUIDAE
38. Play : ROMP
39. Canine sound : GRR
40. French eye : OEIL
41. Braggart's quality : IMMODESTY
44. Stupid : CRASS
45. Arctic ship : SEALER
46. Farm sound : BAA
48. Roman poet : OVID
50. Woolly animal : ALPACA
54. Daydream : IMAGINE
57. Obvious : BLATANT
59. Sweetheart: Sp. : NOVIA
60. Cuckoo : ANI
62. Pickling solution : BRINE
63. Highest point : CREST
64. Remick : LEE
65. Gull : LARID
66. Dispatch : HASTE
67. Sea call : SOS
68. Low-class Anglo-Saxons : ESNES
Down
1. Vehicle : JEEP
2. More mature : OLDER
3. "Long time ___" : NOSEE
4. Insurance man : AGENT
5. Athenian judge : HELIAST
6. Belfry sounds : DINGDONGS
7. Eastern collegian : ELI
8. "___ is human . . . " : TOERR
9. Berlin prison : SPANDAU
10. Subsequent : POSTERIOR
11. Adams : EDIE
12. Seaweed substance : AGAR
13. Ranges of perception : KENS
21. New Deal initials : NRA
23. Neighbor of Hung. : AUST
28. Greek theaters : ODEA
29. River nymph : NAIS
30. Sets : GELS
31. Spanish painter : GRIS
32. Erie Canal city : ROME
33. Austen heroine : EMMA
34. Arguer for the defense : APOLOGIST
36. Scrap : ORT
37. Sore losers : CRYBABIES
42. Change course : DEVIATE
43. Limerick land : ERIN
44. Up to : CAPABLE
47. ___ to the good : ALL
49. Arrangements : DEALS
51. Behind: Sp. : ATRAS
52. Stone marker : CAIRN
53. Oakley : ANNIE
54. Kind of worm : INCH
55. S. A. tree : MORA
56. Arteries: Abbr. : AVES
58. Scatters : TEDS
61. Recent: Prefix : NEO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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