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New York Times, Friday, February 13, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,489
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1. Cut : SLIT
5. Bookkeeping entry : DEBIT
10. Hair styles : BOBS
14. Beginner : TIRO
15. Escape : ELUDE
16. Farm animals : OXEN
17. Leave out : OMIT
18. ___ one's time : BIDES
19. City on the Dvina : RIGA
20. Failure : WASHOUT
22. Remain durable : STANDUP
24. Boundary markers : HEDGES
26. Details : ITEMS
27. Universe : COSMOS
29. Philosopher : PLATO
32. Church section : ALTAR
33. Ottoman : FOOTSTOOL
37. Nothing, to a Parisian : RIEN
38. Writer's style : PROSE
39. Cronyn : HUME
40. Spoiler of a smooth plane ride : DOWNDRAFT
42. Greek letters : ZETAS
43. Irregularly notched : EROSE
44. Leave : DEPART
45. Supply : STORE
48. Trial : DRYRUN
50. Bedouin : ARABIAN
53. "This is ___!" : ANORDER
56. Mother of Apollo : LETO
57. Dors : DIANA
59. End of the earth : POLE
60. Eternally : EVER
61. Choir voices : ALTOS
62. Grease : LUBE
63. Gopher state: Abbr. : MINN
64. Had in mind : MEANT
65. Latin catchall : ETAL
1. Put away : STOW
2. Bean : LIMA
3. Menu item : IRISHSTEW
4. Ideally suited : TOTHEMANNERBORN
5. Corrects a computer program : DEBUGS
6. Type size : ELITE
7. Social deb : BUD
8. Caesar's date : IDES
9. Binet-Simon, for one : TEST
10. Of good lineage : BORNTOTHEPURPLE
11. Rust : OXIDE
12. Moslem queen : BEGUM
13. Cookies : SNAPS
21. Reputation : ODOR
23. River islets : AITS
25. Kidded : SPOOFED
27. One of 52 : CARD
28. Hodgepodge : OLIO
30. Missing : LOST
31. Corroded : ATE
33. Monks : FRAS
34. Arrant : OUTANDOUT
35. Name in poetry : OMAR
36. Kipling word : LEST
38. Tennis instructor : PRO
41. German numeral : DREI
42. Centigrade freezing point : ZERO
44. Hereditary ruler : DYNAST
45. Western capital : SALEM
46. Fountain of Rome : TREVI
47. Of a cereal : OATEN
49. Kept talking : RANON
51. Furniture style : ADAM
52. African river : NILE
54. Island off Tuscany : ELBA
55. Lively dance : REEL
58. ___ loss : ATA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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