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New York Times, Thursday, February 26, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,502
Across
1. Kind of photo print : GLOSSY
7. Old French coin : ECU
10. Swampy areas : BOGS
14. Grand ___ Dam : COULEE
15. French literary prize : GONCOURT
17. U.S. space booster : SATURN
18. Role for Chamberlain : APPEASER
19. Ship's boat : GIG
20. Well-publicized cow : ELSIE
21. Greek letter : TAU
22. Steak order : TBONE
24. Mortgage : LIEN
25. Lab chore : TEST
26. Not a copy: Abbr. : ORIG
27. Feature of ninth letter : DOT
28. Merchandise : WARES
29. Lengthwise: Abbr. : LIN
30. Prayer bench : PRIEDIEU
33. A. B. and B. S. : DEGREES
35. Lists : ROSTERS
39. Offensive : INDECENT
41. Old auto : REO
42. Condition : SHAPE
45. Alliance: Abbr. : OAS
46. Superior of col. : GENL
47. Vetch : TARE
48. Did a smithy job : SHOD
50. Tourist purchase in Naples : CAMEO
51. Peace Nobelist, 1949 : ORR
52. Madison Ave. feature : SHOPS
53. Japanese sash : OBI
54. Unspoiled : PRISTINE
56. European sea : BALTIC
59. Speed-control device : GOVERNOR
60. English essayist : STEELE
61. Wister : OWEN
62. Hesitating sounds : ERS
63. Supple : LISSOM
Down
1. Mashies, drivers, etc.: Abbr. : GCS
2. Mauna ___ : LOA
3. Expansive : OUTGOING
4. Swinging around : SLUING
5. Fabric : SERGE
6. Desire : YEN
7. Word in a French motto : EGALITE
8. Grove : COPSE
9. Release in a way : UNPIN
10. Reptile : BOA
11. Dismissal : OUSTER
12. Auto tuneup job : GREASE
13. Behaves pompously : STRUTS
16. Dee's predecessor : CEE
20. Girl of the Plaza : ELOISE
22. Spilled the beans : TOLD
23. Cheese : BRIE
25. Strained : TAUT
27. Scott : DRED
28. Zane Grey locale : WEST
30. Almost: Prefix : PENE
31. Faces with anxiety : DREADS
32. Gas particles : IONS
34. Certain olives : RIPE
36. Recluses : EREMITES
37. Frenchman's name : RENE
38. Recital number : SOLO
40. Barrel workers : COOPERS
42. Words describing Sunday traffic : STOPGO
43. English school : HARROW
44. Attain : ARRIVE
46. Coral ___ : GABLES
48. Excel : SHINE
49. Recognition : HONOR
50. Raccoon-like animal : COATI
52. Liner: Abbr. : STR
55. Japanese currency : SEN
56. Shipping abbreviation : BSL
57. Workers' group: Abbr. : ILO
58. Sidewalk material: Abbr. : CEM

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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