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New York Times, Monday, February 2, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,478

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Pilaster : ANTA
5. Cuts : HEWS
9. Big S.A. birds : RHEAS
14. Thai money : BAHT
15. Oh ___? : YEAH
16. Artery : AORTA
17. ___ of faces : ASEA
18. Santa Ana's country : ELSALVADOR
20. Soot : CARBON
22. ___ warmer : FAIRAND
23. Reference work : ALMANAC
25. Ganymede's father : TROS
26. Maxim : OLDSAW
28. Flashes : GLEAMS
32. Billiard stroke : MASSE
34. Riposte : REJOINDER
36. Skill : ART
37. Flies in a way : SOLOS
38. ___ culpa : MEA
39. Frameworks : SCAFFOLDS
42. U.S. missiles : THORS
44. Star-shaped : ASTRAL
45. Ape : SIMIAN
47. Asian prefix : INDO
49. Ecclesiastic : PONTIFF
52. Gazer's globe : CRYSTAL
55. Snakebird : DARTER
56. Fastener : HOOKANDEYE
59. Comfort: Fr. : AISE
60. "___ moi . . . " : APRES
61. River to Elbe : EGER
62. Animal shelter : COTE
63. Indigent : NEEDY
64. Teutonic goddess : NORN
65. Knot in wood : KNAR
Down
1. Rope fiber : ABACA
2. Twangy : NASAL
3. Temperature regulator : THERMOSTAT
4. Moorish drums : ATABALS
5. Nocturnal animals : HYENAS
6. Elver : EEL
7. Verb form : WAS
8. Column : SHAFT
9. Pasta : RAVIOLI
10. Become raspy : HOARSEN
11. Earth goddess : ERDA
12. ___ of bricks : ATON
13. Gem quartz : SARD
19. Passages in music : LARGOS
21. Wave: Fr. : ONDE
24. Mme. Lupescu's friend : CAROL
27. Unites : WELDS
29. Counsel : ADMONITION
30. Lake, in Netherlands : MEER
31. Ladies of Madrid : SRAS
32. Dough: Sp. : MASA
33. Bows : ARCS
35. Broz : JOSIP
37. Moslem ruler : SOLDAN
40. Gamboled : FRISKED
41. Illusion : FANTASY
42. Girl's nickname : TINA
43. Hall furniture : HATRACK
46. Type style : MODERN
48. Days or times : OLDEN
50. Holiday, Italian style : FESTA
51. More at ease : FREER
52. Biggers's Charlie : CHAN
53. Ratline : ROPE
54. Time past : YORE
57. Conceit : EGO
58. Ending for law or saw : YER

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

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