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New York Times, Friday, February 27, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { B Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 95, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,503
Across Down
1. Kind of phone : FRENCH
7. Watery sound : GURGLE
13. Oriental porters : COOLIES
14. It's usually grand, for merchants : OPENING
16. Wearing away : ERODENT
17. Canadian city : TORONTO
18. Badgers' relatives : RATELS
19. You ___! : NAMEIT
20. "I want ___ just like . . . " : AGIRL
21. Of a calling: Abbr. : VOC
24. Instruct : TEACH
25. Number : TEN
26. Surplus goods : OVERAGE
29. Brew : TEA
30. Work unit : ERG
31. Hit a one-bagger : SINGLED
32. Instructor's degree: Abbr. : EDM
33. Color, as glass : STAIN
34. Reply: Abbr. : ANS
37. Postures : STANCES
39. Resort : SPA
42. Dove sound : COO
43. Most indistinct : VAGUEST
44. Thrash : TAN
45. Land rail : CRAKE
47. German river : EMS
48. Regretful ones : RUERS
50. Absolute domain : EMPERY
52. Flexible rod : WATTLE
53. Like some picnic edibles : SANDIER
55. Building employe : JANITOR
56. Curl up comfortably : SNUGGLE
57. Users of lures : ANGLERS
58. Hard : STEELY
59. Horses : STEEDS
1. One who seeks provisions : FORAGER
2. Digging : ROOTING
3. Flowered shrub : ELDER
4. Deep-black alloys : NIELLOS
5. Time periods: Abbr. : CENS
6. Presidential initials : HST
7. Acquired : GOT
8. Fairy-tale word : UPON
9. Set a new price : RERATED
10. Aphorism : GNOME
11. Marked with stripes : LINEATE
12. Tempted : ENTICED
13. Unctuous preparation : CERATE
15. New York City : GOTHAM
21. Small hole : VENTAGE
22. Polyphonic voice part : ORGANUM
23. Cups : CALICES
27. Prospect : VISTA
28. Hereditary factors : GENES
34. Approach : ACCESS
35. Conquerors of 1066 : NORMANS
36. East Indian vine : SOAPNUT
37. Neighbor of Norge : SVERIGE
38. Curious : STRANGE
39. Changed one's mind, in printing : STETTED
40. Rooms for conversation : PARLORS
41. Geese : ANSERS
46. Small anchor : KEDGE
49. Practical : UTILE
51. Cheer : YELL
52. Destitution : WANT
54. Monarch, in Spain : REY
55. An apostle: Abbr : JAS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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