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New York Times, Friday, March 13, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,517
Across
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Famous physicist : RABI
5
Joins together : PAIRS
10
Singer Nancy : AMES
14
Norse deity: Var. : IDUN
15
Arm bones : ULNAE
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Exhaust : TIRE
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Religious group : SECT
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Please, in Berlin : BITTE
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Oriental ruler : AMIR
20
Glacial ridges : ESKERS
22
Genus of herb : HEPATICA
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Monk's title: Abbr. : BRO
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Kind of resin : ELEMI
26
In unison : ASONEMAN
30
Fictional elephant : DUMBO
33
Oolong and others : TEAS
34
Sponsorship : EGIS
36
Big name in catalogues : SEARS
38
Area: Abbr. : TER
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Tiny flow : TRICKLE
41
Govt. agency : CIA
42
Arnold's collaborator : ANDRE
44
Steinbeck character : OKIE
45
Pieced out : EKED
46
Willow tree : OSIER
48
In working order : OPERABLE
50
Tobacco product : SNUFF
52
U.S. agent: Abbr. : IRO
53
Insults the cook, in a way : ADDSSALT
56
Ruth of the silents : ROLAND
59
Corrida performer : TORO
60
Black, in France : NOIRE
62
After zwei : DREI
63
Of a period : ERAL
64
French writer : DUMAS
65
Harem rooms : ODAS
66
Make replete : SATE
67
Common contraction : ARENT
68
Radium isotope: Abbr. : MSTH
Down
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Miss Stevens : RISE
2
Certain refreshers : ADES
3
Old carriages : BUCKBOARDS
4
Resident staffers : INTERNS
5
Taverns : PUBS
6
Eastern name : ALI
7
Like Pearl White's rescuers : INTHENICKOFTIME
8
Badgerlike animal : RATEL
9
Leaked : SEEPED
10
One ___ : ATATIME
11
Girl in Chevalier song : MIMI
12
Famous explorer : ERIC
13
Salk specialties : SERA
21
Fictitious name : ROE
23
Entertain : AMUSE
26
___ boy! : ATTA
27
___ evil : SEENO
28
Debussy subject : MER
29
Exchange premium : AGIO
31
Rebounding spots : BACKBOARDS
32
Bay window : ORIEL
35
Run away: Colloq. : SKIP
37
Famous Marquis : SADE
39
Trying years : TEENS
40
Shelter : LEE
43
Fried meat roll : RISSOLE
45
Noble position : EARLDOM
47
___ Urundi : RUANDA
49
Mexican waterway : RIO
51
Milled stuff : FLOUR
53
Sweetsop : ATES
54
Dickens character : DORA
55
Mild expletive : DRAT
56
Musical instruction : REST
57
Undiluted : NEAT
58
Serve, with "out" : DISH
61
Absconded : RAN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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