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New York Times, Tuesday, March 10, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,514
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1. Postage item : STAMP
6. ___ d'Orsay : QUAI
10. Small-craft hazard : GALE
14. Aaron's forte : HOMER
15. U.N. member : USSR
16. ___ impasse : ATAN
17. Crop up : ARISE
18. Unwise : IMPOLITIC
20. Temporary thing : FAD
21. Cow: Sp. : VACA
23. Fourscore and ten : NINETY
24. Good state to be in : THEPINK
26. ___ horseback : MANON
27. Scenery : SETS
28. Thing to do : AGENDUM
31. Radio wire : CATSWHISKER
35. Cadmus's daughter : INO
36. Smell ___ : ARAT
37. F.F.V. name : LEE
38. Child's play : SNAP
39. Jabber : YAK
40. Says : GIVESTONGUE
44. Run : OPERATE
46. Ionian Sea inlet : ARTA
47. Cut : SEVER
48. Resort in Kent : MARGATE
52. Regard : ESTEEM
54. Basilica area : BEMA
55. Be off guard : NAP
56. Jackstraw : SPILLIKIN
58. Not a soul : NOONE
60. Corresponding : SAME
61. ___ Avesta : ZEND
62. Cup: Fr. : TASSE
63. United : ONED
64. Closes : ENDS
65. Green lights : OKEYS
1. Beam : SHAFT
2. Jewish scripture : TORAH
3. Chemical compound : AMIDE
4. French pronoun : MES
5. Foretaste : PREVIEW
6. Mercury : QUICKSILVER
7. Cadets' campus : USMA
8. Royal quietus : ASP
9. Historical period : IRONAGE
10. Overtake : GAINON
11. Present : ATTENDING
12. Cafe au ___ : LAIT
13. Ref. book : ENCY
19. Hard-hit ball : LINER
22. Flower: Prefix : ANTH
25. Attention-getter : PSST
26. Atones : MAKESAMENDS
29. Sloth : UNAU
30. Be listless : MOPE
31. Islet: Sp. : CAYO
32. Not care ___ : ARAP
33. Dawdles : TAKESTIME
34. Understand : SEE
38. Hindrance : SNAG
40. Rostrum adjunct : GAVEL
41. List : ITEMIZE
42. Mine wagon : TRAM
43. Italian port : OTRANTO
45. Wound : REELED
49. Win by ___ : ANOSE
50. Aromatic herb : TANSY
51. Fencing gear : EPEES
52. He: It. : ESSO
53. Spread : SPAN
54. Connect : BIND
57. Murray : KEN
59. Hardwood tree : OAK

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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