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New York Times, Thursday, December 31, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 316 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,810
Across
1. Perfume : ATTAR
6. Place for research : LAB
9. Joyce : JAMES
14. No-good heel : LOUSE
15. Poetic output : ODE
16. Sound off : ORATE
17. Cotton cloth : TURKEYRED
19. Unqualified : UTTER
20. Place of refuge : ARK
21. Rocket projection : VANE
22. Cleric : PRIEST
23. Coarse herb of Europe : ELECAMPANE
26. Youthful : BOYISH
28. Single : ONE
29. Athenians: Abbr. : GRS
32. Name in publishing : LUCE
33. Dance : TURKEYTROT
37. Nitrogen : AZOTE
39. Caldwell : ZOE
40. Prepare ice in a way : SHAVE
41. What some people settle for : SECONDBEST
44. Kitchen feature : OVEN
45. Wapiti : ELK
46. Female rabbit : DOE
47. Czech coins : HALERS
49. Speak frankly : TALKTURKEY
52. Hidden : ARCANE
55. Needle case : ETUI
56. Enzyme ending : ASE
59. Performing : DOING
60. Shone unsteadily : SHIMMERED
62. Overact : EMOTE
63. Fish : EEL
64. Sheriff's décor : BADGE
65. Man of Spain : SENOR
66. Tiny : WEE
67. Bean : ORSON
Down
1. Can. province : ALTA
2. Duty period : TOUR
3. Pompous person : TURKEYCOCK
4. Invite : ASK
5. Town officers : REEVES
6. Doone : LORNA
7. Revoke : ADEEM
8. Board's companion : BED
9. Trips : JOURNEYS
10. Shaw : ARTIE
11. Other shoe : MATE
12. Paris seasons : ETES
13. Muralist : SERT
18. Marina visitor : YACHT
22. Flat side : PANE
24. Remain stationary, as a ship : LIETO
25. Meddles : POKES
26. Bored : BLASE
27. European blackbird : OUZEL
29. Places to whistle past : GRAVEYARDS
30. Name for a dog : ROVER
31. British guns : STENS
34. Turkestan native : UZBEK
35. Canapé item : ROE
36. Oar part : THOLE
38. Imperil : ENDANGER
42. Parcel out : DOLE
43. Fringe of warp threads : THRUM
48. Holding arms à la Puck : AKIMBO
49. Musical direction : TANTO
50. Giggle : TEHEE
51. Practical : UTILE
52. Drinks : ADES
53. City in Georgia : ROME
54. Plant shoot : CION
57. Lily of West : SEGO
58. Former Downing St. name : EDEN
60. Mend : SEW
61. Spike : EAR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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