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New York Times, Saturday, October 3, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 322 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
David Steinberg notes:

Original 21-Across clue had "Soh"; changed to "Soho."

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E
2
G
3
E
4
S
5
T
6
M
7
T
8
N
9
S
10
A
11
Q
12
U
13
A
14
L
E
F
T
A
15
O
H
I
O
16
S
U
N
G
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S
A
F
E
T
18
Y
B
E
L
T
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P
A
T
A
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R
U
N
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O
M
E
22
L
I
C
I
T
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B
L
O
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C
K
A
N
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D
26
T
A
C
K
L
E
27
B
O
G
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R
E
N
D
E
R
S
29
O
X
E
30
Y
E
31
O
V
A
32
U
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S
34
D
35
C
36
C
E
N
T
E
37
R
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O
F
I
N
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E
R
T
I
A
40
E
S
T
S
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O
R
T
42
R
O
O
S
T
43
S
W
A
H
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I
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L
I
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N
C
O
47
H
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A
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R
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D
L
I
N
E
B
A
C
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K
E
R
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A
L
A
R
Y
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L
A
N
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A
C
E
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S
O
J
A
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S
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H
I
N
G
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U
A
R
D
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S
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T
E
A
K
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A
O
N
E
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A
B
O
I
L
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A
S
H
E
64
O
Y
E
Z
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R
A
P
T
O
© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,721
Across
1
Cast out : EGEST
6
Alps or Andes: Abbr. : MTNS
10
Color : AQUA
14
___ will (testate) : LEFTA
15
Paducah river : OHIO
16
Piped : SUNG
17
Auto rider's insurance : SAFETYBELT
19
___-cake : PATA
20
Roulade : RUN
21
Shelter in Soho : OME
22
Lawful : LICIT
23
27
Slough : BOG
28
Performs : RENDERS
29
Daisy : OXEYE
31
Egg cells : OVA
32
Stans's org. : USDC
36
Physicist's concern : CENTEROFINERTIA
40
Superlative endings : ESTS
41
Morsel : ORT
42
Perch : ROOST
43
Native of Zanzibar : SWAHILI
46
Sgt., e.g. : NCO
47
Hawk, so to speak : HARDLINEBACKER
52
Wing-shaped : ALARY
53
Wool: Prefix : LAN
54
Tennis score : ACE
55
Plant of pea family : SOJA
56
Catcher's equipment : SHINGUARDS
60
Hardwood : TEAK
61
First-rate : AONE
62
Seething : ABOIL
63
Present-day netman : ASHE
64
Hear ye! : OYEZ
65
Confab, à la hippie : RAPTO
Down
1
Loop sights : ELS
2
Auto components : GEARBOXES
3
Shining : EFFULGENT
4
Office employe : STENO
5
Make lace : TAT
6
Capone, for one : MOBMAN
7
Last stop : THEENDOFTHELINE
8
Naught : NIL
9
Inebriate : SOT
10
Garnish : ASPIC
11
Medicaster : QUACK
12
Before : UNTIL
13
Playing marble : AGATE
18
Couple, as oxen : YOKE
22
___ Cruces : LAS
24
Indian of Canada : CREE
25
Hindu goddess : DEVI
26
Subway, buses, etc.: Abbr. : TRAN
27
European fish : BOCE
30
Metallic elements: Abbr. : YTS
32
Tail: Prefix : URO
33
Evergreen of Europe : STONECROP
34
Refuse to believe : DISCREDIT
35
Renowned Roman : CATO
37
Front seats in a theater : ROWI
38
Algerian port : ORAN
39
The Red : ERIC
43
Furtive : SLY
44
Blasco ___, author of "Four Horsemen" : IBANEZ
45
Auld ___ syne : LANG
47
___ mañana : HASTA
48
Agalloch : ALOES
49
Indian leader : RAJAH
50
English admiral : DRAKE
51
Mecca shrine : KAABA
56
___ Paulo : SAO
57
Heavy barge : HOY
58
Mideast initials : UAR
59
Road sign : SLO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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