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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
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1. Famous physicist : RABI
5. Joins together : PAIRS
10. Singer Nancy : AMES
14. Norse deity: Var. : IDUN
15. Arm bones : ULNAE
16. Exhaust : TIRE
17. Religious group : SECT
18. Please, in Berlin : BITTE
19. Oriental ruler : AMIR
20. Glacial ridges : ESKERS
22. Genus of herb : HEPATICA
24. Monk's title: Abbr. : BRO
25. 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
39. 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
1. 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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