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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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H
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,494
Across
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Rembrandt contemporary : HALS
5
Kind of watcher : CLOCK
10
___ Bator : ULAN
14
Frenzied : AMOK
15
High nest : AERIE
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Somewhat: Music : POCO
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Roman annalist : LIVY
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Aromatic : BALMY
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Japanese Premier : SATO
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Become refreshed : FEELLIKEANEWMAN
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Apollo's son : ION
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Yes, in Paris : OUI
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Word for Jezebel : PAINTED
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Substitute : STANDIN
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Relative of the crawl : SIDESTROKE
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Auctioneer's word : GONE
36
Simple sugar : OSE
37
Anger : IRE
38
___ whoop : WAR
39
Moreover : ALSO
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Siren's specialty : ENTICEMENT
45
Defeat : SETBACK
47
Arizona border city : NOGALES
48
Sellout placard : SRO
49
Composer Rorem : NED
50
Admits readily : MAKESNOSECRETOF
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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
Down
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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
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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
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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