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New York Times, Saturday, February 21, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.63, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,497

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Across
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Cum grano ___ : SALIS
6
Irish name : SEAN
10
Cylinder : TUBE
14
Old word of sorrow : ALACK
15
Small: Suffix : ETTE
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Asian tree : UPAS
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State : WASHINGTON
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Joust : TILT
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Relative of bro. : SIS
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With 17 Across, a landmark : MONUMENT
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___ facto : IPSO
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River to the Humber : OUSE
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Ravine : VALLEY
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Get wind of, familiarly : HEARTELL
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Put on ___ front : ABOLD
35
With 27 Across, a landmark : FORGE
36
Peak in Nepal : API
37
Durocher and others : LEOS
38
Grayish blue : PERSE
39
Sweet-singing poet : SWAN
40
Leather : ELK
41
Horse : MOUNT
42
___ porridge hot : PEASE
43
Small can for certain leaves : TEACADDY
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With 41 Across, a landmark : VERNON
46
Covered walk : STOA
47
Center : SEAT
48
One of the big leagues : AMERICAN
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Routing word : VIA
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Yellow-breasted bird : CHAT
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With 48 Across, a historic event : REVOLUTION
60
Rodent : HARE
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Instigate : ABET
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Helen of radio soap opera : TRENT
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Noun ending : ENCE
64
Omega : LAST
65
Mediterranean sailing vessel : SETEE
Down
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Maxims : SAWS
2
Asian mountains : ALAI
3
Girl : LASS
4
German pronoun : ICH
5
Economized : SKIMPED
6
Repeat-mark in music : SEGNO
7
Well-known Latin words : ETTU
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Jot : ATOM
9
Hawaiian goose : NENE
10
For shame! : TUTTUT
11
News-distributing agcy. : UPI
12
French party : BAL
13
N. Y. time zone abbr. : EST
18
Prying : NOSY
22
Part of Thames estuary : NORE
23
Adversities : ILLS
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Indian beads: Var. : SEAWAN
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Texas city : ELPASO
27
Dresser : VALET
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Poplars : ABELES
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Observe : LOOKAT
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Callous : HORNY
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Formerly, old style : ERST
32
Period : AGE
33
Household articles : LINEN
35
Bitter quarrel : FEUD
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Jet-engine housing : POD
39
Spanish painter : SERT
41
Term of address : MAAM
42
Schulz creation : PEANUTS
44
Short garment : COATEE
45
Meat : VEAL
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Author of "Quentin Durward" : SCOTT
49
Of an epoch : ERAL
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Midianite king : REBA
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"As I was going to St. ___" : IVES
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Saigon resident : VIET
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City near Sacramento : IONE
54
Stake : ANTE
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Guevara : CHE
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Chinese dynasty : HAN
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Bow : ARC
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Italian numeral : TRE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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