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New York Times, Tuesday, February 17, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,493
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1. Containers: Abbr. : BBLS
5. Harass : BAIT
9. Pronoun : HERS
13. Biblical son of Jesse : ELIAB
15. Note : LINE
16. Oriental nurse : AMAH
17. Rod of tennis : LAVER
18. Push : URGE
19. Head: Fr. : TETE
20. Honor card : ACE
21. Complied : OBEYED
23. Pennsylvania city : ERIE
24. Hindu language: Abbr. : SKR
25. Existed : WAS
26. Cereal fungus : ERGOT
27. Cubs' home, for short : CHI
28. Biblical prophet and others : NATHANS
32. Printer's measures : ENS
33. Kilns : OASTS
35. Tebaldi : RENATA
37. Beast of much burden : WHITEELEPHANT
41. Rivera works : MURALS
42. A breath ___ : OFAIR
44. Perched : SAT
47. Sioux Indian : DAKOTAN
49. Zuider ___ : ZEE
50. Groom : CURRY
52. ___ polloi : HOI
53. Also : AND
54. West Indian fetish: Var. : OBIA
55. Girl's name : PAMELA
58. Military group: Abbr. : RTC
59. Shankar : RAVI
60. Newspaper item : OBIT
61. Racket : NOISE
63. Delightful abode : EDEN
64. Moon: Prefix : LUNI
65. Fabric : SATIN
66. Declines : SETS
67. Of the ear : OTIC
68. Tenants' burden : RENT
1. Theater name : BELASCO
2. Shrub of honeysuckle family : BLACKHAW
3. Disagreeable : LIVERISH
4. So, in Scotland : SAE
5. Some talkers' output : BLUESTREAK
6. Delicate : AIRY
7. U.S. playwright : INGE
8. Golf term : TEED
9. Bigoted one : HATER
10. Become apparent : EMERGE
11. Share : RATION
12. Newspapers, informally : SHEETS
14. Reverie : BROWNSTUDY
22. Bleat : BAA
26. Baltic people: Var. : ESTHONIANS
29. Greeting : HELLO
30. Ether, for one : ANESTHETIC
31. Pile : NAP
34. Dickens character : TIM
36. Flying group of W. W. II: Abbr. : AAF
38. Period : ERA
39. Hebrew religious devotee : NAZARITE
40. Chinese port : TIENTSIN
43. Symbol of worthlessness : REDCENT
44. Censures : SCORES
45. Morning song : AUBADE
46. Table protector : TRIVET
48. Abbreviation for a tardy soldier : AOL
51. Falls profusely : RAINS
55. Game : POLO
56. Border on : ABUT
57. Kind of skirt : MINI
62. Row : OAR

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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