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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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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,480
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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
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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