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New York Times, Thursday, February 19, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { B F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,495
Across
1
Mark : GRADE
6
Word of comparison : THAN
10
Salvador : DALI
14
Kind of race : RELAY
15
Israeli dance : HORA
16
Impetuosity : ELAN
17
Newspaper section : AMUSEMENTS
19
Blanc and others : ALPS
20
Faulty pants-maker : SAM
21
College sessions : SEMESTERS
23
Soft wood : PINE
25
His: Fr. : SES
26
Settle up : REPAY
29
Neck parts : NAPES
31
___ de la Cité : ILE
33
Chemical suffix : IDE
34
Southern sweet : PRALINE
37
Desserts : ICES
38
Ivy and some girls : CLINGINGVINES
41
Wings : ALAE
42
Looks up to : ESTEEMS
43
Record : LOG
44
Attention-getting sound : PST
45
Sorry ones : RUERS
48
In harmony : ATONE
50
Depot: Abbr. : STA
52
Mets or Jets : TEAM
54
Doorkeeper, in France : CONCIERGE
58
Workers' group: Abbr. : ILO
59
Las Vegas machine : SLOT
61
Understandings : AGREEMENTS
63
Subject of Payne song : HOME
64
French dream : REVE
65
French thoughts : IDEES
66
Biblical name : ENOS
67
DeGaulle's summers : ETES
68
McDowall : RODDY
Down
1
Comprehend : GRASP
2
Stay : REMAIN
3
Smith graduate : ALUMNA
4
German article : DAS
5
Ogles : EYES
6
Underlying motif : THEME
7
Sharpens : HONES
8
The theater, dance, etc. : ARTS
9
Cartoonist : NAST
10
"Wreck of the Mary ___" : DEARE
11
Food flavoring : ALLSPICE
12
Fold : LAP
13
Elected ones : INS
18
Communications : MESSAGES
22
Poetic word : ERE
24
Silas Marner's ward : EPPIE
27
Summer drinks : ADES
28
Word to a proposer : YES
30
Sea bird : ERN
31
U.S. playwright : INGE
32
Influence : LEVERAGE
35
Lean, as a ship : LIST
36
Savings-book abbreviation : INT
37
Part of a map : INSET
38
Lump : CLOT
39
Words on Italian map : LAGOCOMO
40
Hawaiian baking pit : IMU
41
___ carte : ALA
44
Sty : PEN
46
Held in restraint : REINED
47
Kind of peanuts : SALTED
49
Observes : NOTES
50
Wait on : SERVE
51
Elms and oaks : TREES
53
Antiquated : MOSSY
55
Show concern : CARE
56
"___ a kick out of . . . " : IGET
57
Turkish title : EMIR
59
Pronoun : SHE
60
Chaney : LON
62
African tribesman : EDO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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