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New York Times, Saturday, March 14, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F H J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,518
Across
1. Soil renovator : COMPOST
8. Oily liquid : CREOSOL
15. Silas Marner's trait : AVARICE
16. Navigational path : AIRLANE
17. Occurring once in a century : SECULAR
18. Anklets and bracelets : BANGLES
19. Waste allowance : TRET
20. Orderly succession : TRAIN
22. River to the Rhine : AARE
23. Relatives : AUNTS
25. Reach across : SPAN
29. Knights : SIRS
30. Crests of hills : KNAPS
35. Jan. 1 tournament city : PASADENA
37. Gypsy's instrument : VIOLIN
38. Lends an ear : LISTENS
39. Kind of rifle : CARBINE
40. Sound : INTACT
41. Subject, predicate, etc. : SENTENCE
42. Electrical pioneer : TESLA
43. Bell sound : DING
44. Evil look : LEER
45. Flux or scorify : SMELT
47. Diva's performance : ARIA
51. Astir : ABOUT
53. One of the leagues: Abbr. : AMER
57. Choral piece : CANTATA
59. Principal : PRIMATE
61. Calls for more : ENCORES
62. Barely perceptible : LIMINAL
63. Popular cat : SIAMESE
64. Eugénie : EMPRESS
Down
1. Skier's trademark : CAST
2. Finished : OVER
3. Staff of a dignitary : MACE
4. River to the Danube : PRUT
5. Texas output : OIL
6. Jazz improvisation : SCAT
7. Environments : TERRAINS
8. Summer homes : CABINS
9. Gay : RIANT
10. Sea bird : ERN
11. Greek queen : OLGA
12. Parlor: Sp. : SALA
13. Humdinger : ONER
14. ___ majesty : LESE
21. Emanation : AURA
24. Go around : SKIRT
25. Cleave : SPLIT
26. Publisher of "Common Sense" : PAINE
27. Helpers: Abbr. : ASSTS
28. Port of Brazil : NATAL
29. Delivered : SENT
31. Inventor of dynamite : NOBEL
32. Skirt style : ALINE
33. ___-nez : PINCE
34. Unpleasant look : SNEER
36. Prefixes for ten : DECAS
37. Rope for steadying a gaff : VANG
39. Increase a hundredfold : CENTUPLE
41. Storage place : SILO
43. Corrupt : DEBASE
46. Two socks, one hopes : MATES
47. Experts : ACES
48. Eastern title : RANI
49. S. A. Indian : INCA
50. Source of energy : ATOM
52. Remove fat : TRIM
53. Mohammedan noble : AMIR
54. Moppy hair : MANE
55. Greek vowels : ETAS
56. Aunts and others: Abbr. : RELS
58. Common verb : ARE
60. Counterpart of exp. : IMP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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