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New York Times, Wednesday, March 18, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 53, Avg Word Len: 4.41, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 44, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 6, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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E
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G
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B
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R
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C
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H
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,522
Across
1
With 4 Across, White House event : EGG
4
See 1 Across : ROLL
8
Calloway : CAB
11
Condescend : STOOP
13
Vicinity : AREA
14
Nonflying birds : EMUS
16
Day of observance : GOODFRIDAY
18
Unaspirated, in phonetics : LENE
19
Weights: Abbr. : TNS
20
Margot or Judith : DAME
21
Girl's name : ELENA
22
Old status of Alaska : TERRITORY
25
Pacific island group : SOLOMON
30
With 47 Across, start of a time : ASH
31
Yttrium, for one : ELEMENT
32
Greek letter : PHI
33
Enzyme: Suffix : ASE
36
Antler branches : TINES
37
Social position : CASTE
39
"There'll be a ___ time . . . " : HOT
40
Ben : HUR
43
Of the outer regions : SPATIAL
45
Famous nickname : IKE
46
Faculties : TALENTS
47
See 30 Across : WEDNESDAY
51
Biblical nation : MAGOG
52
Arabian Sea gulf : OMAN
54
Antiquity, in poetry : ELD
57
Hair style : AFRO
58
Christian observance : PALMSUNDAY
61
Believe : DEEM
62
Form of confetti : RICE
63
Garner's middle name : NANCE
64
Financial term: Abbr. : RTS
65
River of Europe : ODER
66
Beast of burden : YAK
Down
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Collar : ETON
2
Sticky substances : GOOS
3
Zeus or Thor : GOD
4
Attire : RAIMENT
5
Court admonition : ORDER
6
Yarn measure : LEA
7
Song : LAY
8
Musical instrument : CELLO
9
Moslem ruler : AMEER
10
Seasonal animal : BUNNY
11
Army noncom: Abbr. : SGT
12
Kind of stock: Abbr. : PFD
15
Geographical area : SEA
17
Boca ___ : RATON
21
Moral : ETHICAL
23
Beat the ___ : RAP
24
Somewhat: Suffix : ISH
25
First name in clockdom : SETH
26
Medley : OLIO
27
Religious season : LENT
28
Cockney's residence : OME
29
Engaging : MESHING
33
E ___ Easter : ASIN
34
Suffix for gyro or photo : STAT
35
Fish : EELS
38
Didn't diet : ATE
41
Island instrument : UKE
42
Home: Abbr. : RES
43
Stumble, in a way : STAMMER
44
___ you go : PAYAS
47
Disk : WAFER
48
White-plumed one : EGRET
49
Earmarks for failure : DOOMS
50
"La ___ Vita" : DOLCE
51
Kind of hatter : MAD
53
Hebrew letter : NUN
54
Ferber or Millay : EDNA
55
Opposite of have : LACK
56
Beauty-parlor job : DYE
58
Palmer, for one : PRO
59
Helping hand : AID
60
Certain vote : NAY

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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