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New York Times, Wednesday, February 18, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,494
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1. Rembrandt contemporary : HALS
5. Kind of watcher : CLOCK
10. ___ Bator : ULAN
14. Frenzied : AMOK
15. High nest : AERIE
16. Somewhat: Music : POCO
17. Roman annalist : LIVY
18. Aromatic : BALMY
19. Japanese Premier : SATO
20. Become refreshed : FEELLIKEANEWMAN
23. Apollo's son : ION
24. Yes, in Paris : OUI
25. Word for Jezebel : PAINTED
29. Substitute : STANDIN
33. Relative of the crawl : SIDESTROKE
35. Auctioneer's word : GONE
36. Simple sugar : OSE
37. Anger : IRE
38. ___ whoop : WAR
39. Moreover : ALSO
41. Siren's specialty : ENTICEMENT
45. Defeat : SETBACK
47. Arizona border city : NOGALES
48. Sellout placard : SRO
49. Composer Rorem : NED
50. Admits readily : MAKESNOSECRETOF
59. Mime : APER
60. Like Nero Wolfe : OBESE
61. Where Waterloo is : IOWA
62. Defense acronym : MIRV
63. Drive : MOTOR
64. Reddish brown : RUST
65. Top-notch : AONE
66. Baker's aid : YEAST
67. Mars : ARES
1. Bisection : HALF
2. Parisian friend : AMIE
3. Zero in a game : LOVE
4. New York attraction : SKYLINE
5. Advisory council : CABINET
6. Security defection : LEAK
7. Heraldic fillet : ORLE
8. Mountain peak: It. : CIMA
9. Convention speech : KEYNOTE
10. Increased activity : UPSWING
11. Topsoil : LOAM
12. Recorded proceedings : ACTA
13. Culmination : NOON
21. Plenty : LOTS
22. Tonga island : EUA
25. Loin muscle : PSOAS
26. Theater location : AISLE
27. That is: Lat. : IDEST
28. Pub fare : DRINK
29. Yarn coil : SKEIN
30. Pintle : DOWEL
31. Nonsensical : INANE
32. Slangy word of disgust : NERTS
34. Leftover : ORT
40. Commemorate : OBSERVE
41. Fiscal management : ECONOMY
42. Accord : CONCERT
43. European river : EGER
44. Dessert wine : MADEIRA
46. "___ Amatoria" : ARS
50. One of three bears : MAMA
51. Puerto Rican celery : APIO
52. Composer Jerome : KERN
53. Woodwind : OBOE
54. Caterpillar hair : SETA
55. Those: Spanish : ESOS
56. ___ de force : TOUR
57. Ox: Scot. : OWSE
58. Weight-watcher's taboo : FATS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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