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New York Times, Monday, February 9, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.57, Missing: { G Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1 Grid is asymmetric.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,485
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1. Imogene and family : COCAS
6. Ten: Prefix : DECA
10. Umpire's call : BALL
14. Building clay : ADOBE
15. Pres., for one : EXEC
16. Corn lily : IXIA
17. Slot-machine fruit : LEMON
18. Shoot : FIRE
19. Come upon : FIND
20. Invent : FABRICATE
22. Boar's pride : TUSKS
23. Implement : TOOL
24. Mutt : CUR
25. Exclamations : AHS
28. Strong current : RACE
30. ___ a while : ONCEIN
34. Valenciennes : LACE
36. Heaps praise on : LAUDS
38. As well : ALSO
39. Hyde Park sight : PRAM
40. Italian's three : TRE
41. Flooring : TILE
42. Rue : HERB
43. Nut tree : BEECH
45. Relative of etc. : ETAL
46. Punish by a fine : AMERCE
48. ___ de vie : EAU
50. Measures in printing : EMS
51. Admit : OWN
52. Pirouettes : SPINS
54. Treatise : TRACT
57. Complex : INTRICATE
61. Indian V.I.P. : RAJA
62. Jai ___ : ALAI
63. Taste : SAVOR
64. . . ., amas, ___ : AMAT
65. Griffin : MERV
66. Fatty liquid : OLEIN
67. Heavy footing : MIRE
68. Tree trunk : BOLE
69. Aeries : NESTS
1. Pasture animal : CALF
2. Greek theaters : ODEA
3. Item for Rapunzel : COMB
4. Halt a flight prematurely : ABORT
5. Elder : SENIOR
6. Embezzle : DEFALCATE
7. Door sign : EXIT
8. Part of a bird's beak : CERE
9. Card : ACE
10. Forked : BIFURCATE
11. Central line : AXIS
12. Connect : LINK
13. Young people : LADS
21. Ember : COAL
22. Cask : TUN
24. Lettuce : COS
25. Greek letter : ALPHA
26. Seraglio : HAREM
27. Alarm : SCARE
29. French river : EURE
31. V.I.P. class : ELITE
32. Religion of East : ISLAM
33. Harrison et al. : NOELS
35. Rub with liniment : EMBROCATE
37. Misleading : DECEPTIVE
43. Big name in London : BEN
44. Thin margin : HAIR
47. 100 pounds: Abbr. : CWT
49. Harmony : UNISON
52. Entangle : SNARL
53. Climb : SCALE
54. Mine car : TRAM
55. Branches : RAMI
56. Like certain gates : AJAR
57. Medical prefix : ILEO
58. Thoroughfares: Abbr. : AVES
59. Roof: Fr. : TOIT
60. Eagles : ERNS
62. Envoy: Abbr. : AMB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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