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New York Times, Friday, February 20, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 315 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,496
Across Down
1. Touch : ABUT
5. Police action : RAID
9. Hidden drawback : CATCH
14. Gloomy Gus : MOPE
15. Church section : APSE
16. Verdi work : OPERA
17. Bit : IOTA
18. Fusee holders : MATCHBOXES
20. Man of shares : STOCKBROKER
22. Fuss : ADO
23. Handle : HILT
24. Haircut recipient : SAMSON
26. Assent : ACCEDE
29. Prepare : GETSET
31. Zoo sounds : ROARS
32. Canine cry : YIPE
33. Fictional sleuth : MOTO
36. Ball team : CUBS
37. Good will : FAVOR
38. Had debts : OWED
39. Pile : HEAP
40. Corrida cheers : OLES
41. Delivered : FREED
42. ___ ultra : NEPLUS
44. Wee laddies : BAIRNS
45. Lessened : ABATED
47. Paycheck stub initials : FICA
48. Wall Street regulator: Abbr. : SEC
49. Athlete's ailment : TENNISELBOW
55. One way to Tokyo : POLARROUTE
57. Info : DOPE
58. Habituate : ENURE
59. Of verse : ODIC
60. Soviet sea : ARAL
61. Uprise : REBEL
62. English county : KENT
63. War whoop : YELL
1. Mes ___ : AMIS
2. Chukka : BOOT
3. Until : UPTO
4. Classroom pariah : TEACHERSPET
5. Roam : RAMBLE
6. At one side : APART
7. Math-ratio term : ISTO
8. Sunning area : DECK
9. Snakes : COBRAS
10. G.I. address : APO
11. Offshore structure : TEXASTOWER
12. Belief : CREDO
13. Wears : HASON
19. Hawthorne character : HESTER
21. Ribs : KIDS
25. U.S. holiday : MEMORIALDAY
26. Sly : ARCH
27. French psychotherapist : COUE
28. Resort-hotel feature : CABANACLUB
29. Donates : GIVES
30. Some poetry : EPOS
32. Manchurian river : YALU
34. Suffix with six or seven : TEEN
35. Percentage : ODDS
37. Filing item : FOLDER
41. Confront : FACE
43. Sea bird : PETREL
44. Cut in two : BISECT
45. Old Turkish coin : ASPER
46. "I'd rather see than ___" : BEONE
47. Be suitable : FITIN
50. Recess : NOOK
51. Gallery hanging : NUDE
52. Perforate : BORE
53. Milky gem : OPAL
54. Healthy : WELL
56. Common verb : ARE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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