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New York Times, Wednesday, February 4, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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Q
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,480
Across
1
San ___ : JOSE
5
Certain skirts : MINIS
10
Part of a toy train : CHOO
14
Analogous : AKIN
15
Incident : EVENT
16
Study : READ
17
Popular garnish : MINT
18
Late: It. : TARDI
19
Beanery sign : EATS
20
Highway litter : BEERCAN
22
Churchmen : ELDERS
24
Exam : QUIZ
25
Hybrid primrose : OXLIP
26
Sickening : NAUSEOUS
29
Does bloodhound duty : SNIFFS
33
Smell ___ : ARAT
34
In regard : ASTO
36
Enter : ENROL
37
Skin lump : WEN
38
Crooked : GNARLED
40
Miscellany : ANA
41
Battery part : ANODE
43
Repair a tooth : FILL
44
Min Gump's husband : ANDY
45
Cast out : BANISH
47
Musical flourishes : CADENZAS
49
Squirrel : STASH
51
In words : ORAL
52
Machination : SCHEME
54
Indolent : DRONISH
57
Bar offering : SOUR
58
In difficulty : ATSEA
60
Majorca, for one : ISLA
61
Greek letter : IOTA
62
"And so ___" : TOBED
63
Russian sea : AZOV
64
Obstacle : SNAG
65
Month: Sp. : ENERO
66
Warehouse charge: Abbr. : STGE
Down
1
Door feature : JAMB
2
Migrant worker : OKIE
3
Essential : SINEQUANON
4
Confide : ENTRUST
5
One of the higher animals : METAZOAN
6
Muscovite : IVAN
7
Biblical father of Abner : NER
8
Reference feature : INDEX
9
Movie excerpts : STILLS
10
Intrude : CREEPIN
11
Sit in judgment : HEAR
12
Feedbag item : OATS
13
G.I. wear : ODS
21
French co. : CIE
23
Played the gourmet : DINED
25
Danger ducker : OSTRICH
26
Moslem prince : NAWAB
27
Where the action is : ARENA
28
Airman's initials : USAF
30
Hungarian composer : FRANZLISZT
31
Stage and screen star : FONDA
32
Provides work for Nero Wolfe : SLAYS
35
Spanish stewpot : OLLA
38
Beau ___ : GESTE
39
Place of fabulous wealth : ELDORADO
42
K.P.'s adjunct : DISHRAG
44
Prodigal fabulist : ANANIAS
46
Hook-shaped : HAMATE
48
Cockney idol : ERO
50
Attack : SETON
52
Any minute now : SOON
53
___ caper : CUTA
54
Forest denizen : DEER
55
Walk heavily : SLOG
56
Occupy : HAVE
57
Family member : SIS
59
Helmsman's course : SBE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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