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New York Times, Monday, October 26, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,744
Across
1. Stroll : AMBLE
6. Comedian : LAHR
10. Rascals : IMPS
14. Marner : SILAS
15. Understanding reply : ISEE
16. ___ contendere : NOLO
17. River source : HEADSTREAM
19. Yesterday: Fr. : HIER
20. Researcher's aid: Abbr. : ENC
21. In front : AHEAD
22. Unit of weight : CARAT
23. Star of "Two by Two" : KAYE
25. Gasoline Alley family : WALLETS
27. Pacific island : OAHU
29. Leading : AHEADOF
32. Exhausted : SPENT
34. Indians : ERIES
35. Possessive : HER
38. Disinclined : LOATH
39. Pharaoh, for one : ANT
40. Varnish ingredient : ELEMI
42. Kind of lot : ODD
43. Jockey Arcaro : EDDIE
45. Fives, nines or elevens : TEAMS
46. Owls : HOOTERS
48. Aleutian island : ADAK
49. Place of torment : INFERNO
52. Western hero : EARP
54. Type of race : RELAY
55. Numbers : FOURS
58. European fish : IDE
61. Mild oath : EGAD
62. Shape of a chess piece : HORSESHEAD
64. Verne character : NEMO
65. Tops : AONE
66. City in Peru : TACNA
67. Uniform : EVEN
68. Mary and Catherine: Abbr. : STES
69. Power source : STEAM
Down
1. Tennis ace : ASHE
2. Appearance : MIEN
3. Blemish : BLACKHEAD
4. Boy : LAD
5. Attempt : ESSAY
6. Money in Milan : LIRE
7. Sailing : ASEA
8. Restaurant V.I.P. : HEADWAITER
9. Radiation unit : REM
10. Divided : INHALF
11. Fabric : MOIRE
12. Fold : PLEAT
13. Manners : SORTS
18. Evergreen genus : THEA
22. Catchall home area : CLOSET
24. Relative : AUNT
26. Drink : ADE
27. European capital : OSLO
28. Like peas in ___ : APOD
30. All over : HEADTOFOOT
31. Ford : ERNIE
33. Speculation : THEORY
35. Hat : HEADPIECE
36. Lazarus : EMMA
37. Chance : RISK
41. Shakespearean character : LEAR
44. Assume : DON
46. Kind of collision : HEADON
47. Withered : SERE
49. Dunne : IRENE
50. Region of Israel : NEGEV
51. Sweetheart : FLAME
53. Staff members: Abbr. : ASSTS
56. River of France : ORNE
57. Functions : USES
59. Famous U. S. editor : DANA
60. Kind of cheese : EDAM
62. Possesses : HAS
63. Covering : HAT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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