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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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© 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. Hoist : BLOCKANDTACKLE
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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