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New York Times, Thursday, October 29, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,747
Across
1
Khan and others : AGAS
5
Broadway flop : BOMB
9
Fundamental : BASAL
14
Busy one's self with : LABOROVER
16
Pickling agent : BRINE
17
Highly wrought : ELABORATE
18
School course : LATIN
19
Not sweet : SEC
20
Dance : BOLERO
22
Forward : BOLD
23
Flocks of wildfowl : SKEINS
25
Brings into agreement : ALINES
27
Norwegian port : IBSEN
28
Asian country : KOREA
30
Litigant : SUER
31
East or West ___ : SIDER
32
Pronoun : SHE
35
Laugh in a way : BRAYLIKEADONKEY
39
Representative: Abbr. : AGT
40
People apart : ONERS
41
Bacteriologist's wire : OESE
42
Important range : ANDES
43
"Come home; ___ forgiven" : ALLIS
44
Reader of an almanac : FARMER
47
Narrow headband : FILLET
49
Fit to ___ : ATEE
50
Suddenly : ASTART
53
Kind of dance : TAP
55
Fruit parts : CORES
57
Chew on a sparerib : PICKABONE
59
Take effect : ENURE
60
Speech : UTTERANCE
61
Sight or touch : SENSE
62
Crucifix : ROOD
63
French river : YSER
Down
1
Festivals : ALES
2
Carl Sandburg's birthplace : GALESBURG
3
Thing for timid people to take : ABACKSEAT
4
Cry : SOB
5
Chemical element : BORON
6
Racetracks : OVALS
7
Parcel out : METE
8
___ Rabbit : BRER
9
Container: Abbr. : BBL
10
Asian peninsula : ARABIA
11
Squelch : SITON
12
Weak : ANILE
13
Affords : LENDS
15
___ Goodfellow : ROBIN
21
Propelled : OARED
24
Inspiring fear : EERY
26
Island in Aegean, to Italians : LERO
27
Russian hut : ISBA
28
Dyeing vats : KIERS
29
Harem rooms : ODAS
31
Snow runner: Var. : SKEE
32
Frameworks : SKELETONS
33
Doubt : HESITANCE
34
Regards : EYES
36
Ranger or wolf : LONE
37
Hindu god : INDRA
38
Head, in England : NOLL
42
Moslem princes : AMEERS
43
Church area : ALTAR
44
Watch parts : FACES
45
Make up for : ATONE
46
Show again : RERUN
47
Ipso ___ : FACTO
48
Bothered : IRKED
51
Incentive : SPUR
52
European leader : TITO
54
Equal : PEER
56
Behold : SEE
58
Certain horse : BAY

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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