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New York Times, Friday, February 6, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,482
Across Down
1. Modest look : BLUSH
6. Introductory remarks : PREFACE
13. "Villette" novelist : BRONTE
14. City north of Denver : LOVELAND
16. Two-seated carriage : LANDAU
17. Herbert's forte : OPERETTA
18. Over : ENDED
19. Matching : TWIN
20. City in Indiana : PERU
21. Worship : ADORE
22. Trace : HINT
23. Operated : RAN
24. Chinese group : TONG
25. Faction : WING
26. Dress fabric : PRINT
28. Chinese weight : LIANG
30. Swoop upon : POUNCE
31. Daughter of Minos : ARIADNE
34. Loafed : LOUNGED
35. Photographed : LENSED
36. African people : BANTU
37. Dispatch boat : AVISO
38. ___ on the market : DRUG
39. Common fund : POOL
43. Confronted : MET
44. Reverse or low : GEAR
45. Menu : CARTE
46. Leif Ericson's dad : ERIC
48. Famous London Magazine contributor : ELIA
49. Lessen : ABATE
50. Divested of wings : DEALATED
52. More corny : TRITER
53. Precede in time : ANTEDATE
54. Fictional Queen : ELLERY
55. Broke in rank : DEMOTED
56. Types : MOLDS
1. 1954 Oscar winner : BRANDO
2. City in Ontario : LONDON
3. Place for pheasant : UNDERGLASS
4. Ancient Greek length : STADE
5. Alas, for Cicero : HEU
6. Farm job : PLOWING
7. Cowboy activity : ROPING
8. Consequence : EVENT
9. Iron: Fr. : FER
10. Syrian city, to French : ALEP
11. Food business : CATERING
12. Vestibule : ENTRANCE
13. Pasture sound : BLEAT
15. Intimidated : DAUNTED
19. Biblical pronoun : THINE
25. Conjurer's rod : WAND
26. Sulk : POUT
27. Use credit cards : RUNUPABILL
29. Thought: Prefix : IDEO
30. Hollow ringing sound : PONG
31. Oakland's neighbor : ALAMEDA
32. Clergyman : REVEREND
33. Start : INITIATE
34. Early Preminger film : LAURA
36. Plaited : BRAIDED
38. Cross out : DELETE
40. Waxed grandiloquent : ORATED
41. Aquatic animals : OTTERS
42. Cautious : LEERY
44. Reach : GETAT
45. Charles, in Italy : CARLO
47. Skelton character : CLEM
51. Turmoil : ADO
52. Egyptian sun deity : TEM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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