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New York Times, Wednesday, December 30, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,809
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1. Gov't representative : AMB
4. Wing-shaped : ALAR
8. Moslem magistrates : CADIS
13. Stratagem : PLOY
14. City in Italy : PISA
15. One at ___ : ATIME
16. Pro ___ : RATA
17. Doing business : OPEN
18. Declivity : SLOPE
19. Foretokens : OMENS
21. Sweetener : SACCHARIN
23. Deteriorate : GOTOPOT
25. Minute space : HAIR
26. Savory : SAPID
28. Encompass : ENGIRD
32. Church area : APSE
35. Neighbor of S.M.U. : TCU
36. In any degree : SOEVER
37. Written account: Abbr. : REC
38. Positively not : LIKEFUN
40. Dentist's group : ADA
41. Kind of crackers : GRAHAM
43. Roofing substance : TAR
44. ___ Penh : PNOM
45. Small antelope: Var. : OUREBI
46. Be conspicuous : STARE
48. Poetic relative of hark : LIST
50. Lessees : TENANTS
54. Sweetener : CYCLAMATE
58. Sound during a dull speech : SNORE
59. Rent again : RELET
60. Japanese syllabic writing : KANA
62. Drug quantity : UNIT
63. In harmony : ATONE
64. Official, for short : EXEC
65. Applied science: Abbr. : TECH
66. Cleaned : WIPED
67. Torment : RIDE
68. Compass point : SSE
1. Cottonwood : ALAMO
2. Anthem : MOTET
3. Narrowly : BYANOSE
4. Service mail initials : APO
5. Cosmetic : LIPSTICK
6. Cruising : ASEA
7. "Meanwhile, back at the ___" : RANCH
8. Take one's profit : CASHINON
9. Free : ATLARGE
10. Designer : DIOR
11. Body of African warriors : IMPI
12. Pictured : SEEN
13. La Follette, for one: Abbr. : PROG
20. Ballston ___ : SPA
22. Pauses, in poetry : CAESURAE
24. Bright disposition : OPTIMISM
27. Twosomes : DUETS
29. Great or Terrible name : IVAN
30. Decorate anew : REDO
31. Weight : DRAM
32. Jason's ship : ARGO
33. Home of the sol : PERU
34. Precipitous rock : SCAR
38. Having lips : LABIATED
39. Filled out : FATTENED
42. Greek : HELLENE
44. Insignificant : PEANUTS
47. Hospital grads : RNS
49. Accepter of bets : TAKER
51. Ancient calendar date : NONES
52. Moment : TRICE
53. Third son of Adam : SETH
54. Animal's stomach : CRAW
55. Himalayan figure : YETI
56. Horsey sound : CLOP
57. Place for a meter : TAXI
61. Hole in one : ACE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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