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New York Times, Saturday, February 28, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,504
Across Down
1. Yemenite : ARAB
5. Ill-natured : ACID
9. Gait : AMBLE
14. Cow: Sp. : VACA
15. Conservative : TORY
16. Regulator : VALVE
17. Fair chance : EVENSHAKE
19. Letter-shaped bar : URAIL
20. Paul Revere's foe : REDCOAT
21. City of song : STLOUIS
23. Mystical : RUNIC
25. Service group: Abbr. : USO
26. Gaze upon : BEHOLD
29. Unprepossessing : ORDINARY
34. Norwegian name : OLAF
35. Kind of salt : ONION
36. Canapé spread : ROE
37. What Estragon was doing : WAITINGFORGODOT
41. Worldwide: Abbr. : INT
42. Annoys, familiarly : RILES
43. Arnaz : DESI
44. Constructions : EDIFICES
46. Weather phenomena : FRONTS
48. Like: Suffix : ISH
49. Massachusetts seaport : SALEM
51. Stone and carat : WEIGHTS
55. Eating area : DINETTE
59. Per ___ : ANNUM
60. Upgrading : PROMOTION
62. Kind : GENRE
63. Sensory apparatus : EARS
64. Therefore : ERGO
65. Ruhr center : ESSEN
66. Component of cheese : WHEY
67. "Camino ___" : REAL
1. Claim : AVER
2. Carry on : RAVE
3. Scored big, on a golf hole : ACED
4. Mrs. Robinson : BANCROFT
5. Nearby : ATHAND
6. Mammal of tropical America : COATI
7. Annoy : IRK
8. Madder and cochineal : DYES
9. Tearing away : AVULSING
10. Color : MAROON
11. Blue, in Leipzig : BLAU
12. Year in Nero's reign : LVII
13. Aquarium sights : EELS
18. "___ on Ice" : SOUL
22. Architectural style : TUDOR
24. Own up : CONFESS
26. Type of knife : BOWIE
27. Large antelope : ELAND
28. Land of voodoo : HAITI
30. Rivers: Sp. : RIOS
31. Rosalind's forest : ARDEN
32. Resting place : ROOST
33. Tibetans of a sort : YETIS
35. Give the eye : OGLE
38. Inhabitants of Munster : IRISHMEN
39. German's not : NICHT
40. Measuring device : ODOMETER
45. Calculate : FIGURE
46. Thin paper for carbons : FLIMSY
47. Casino city : RENO
50. Offer worship to : ADORE
51. Engage in : WAGE
52. Chemical suffixes : ENES
53. Public houses : INNS
54. Overflow from a mold : SPEW
56. Auto cushion, in a way : TIRE
57. Academic gown : TOGA
58. Chemical compound : ENOL
61. Cheer : RAH

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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