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New York Times, Friday, March 20, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has repeated answers. Grid has duplicate clues.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,524
Across
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Avon calling : BARD
5
Shrew : HARPY
10
Red deer : SPAY
14
"Prince ___" : IGOR
15
Papal cape : ORALE
16
Isomeric : ALLO
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Cole Porter opus : DUBARRYWASALADY
20
Marianas island : SAIPAN
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Craving : YEN
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Legendary Chinese emperor : YAO
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French marshal : NEY
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Pronoun : ONESELF
27
Barkers : DOGS
29
Took legal steps : SUED
30
Pierre's friend : RAOUL
33
Words of assent : IDO
34
Sudden movement : DART
35
One of thirteen : COLONY
36
Resumes : REOPENS
38
Foolish : IDIOTIC
39
French composer : GODARD
40
___ and master : LORD
41
Canonized woman: Abbr. : STE
42
Finally, in Paris : ENFIN
43
Turns left : HAWS
44
Situated: Fr. : SISE
45
Building : EDIFICE
47
Suffix with glob : ULE
48
___ vous plaît : SIL
50
Before : ERE
51
Flourishing period : FLOWER
54
Regime founded 962 A.D. : HOLYROMANEMPIRE
58
Drug plant : ALOE
59
Standard : CANON
60
Heater : ETNA
61
Felled in a way : HEWN
62
Chapters of a secret U.S. group : KLANS
63
Pillow cover : SHAM
Down
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One spade, two clubs, etc. : BIDS
2
Water, in Mexico : AGUA
3
4
Hangings : DRAPES
5
S. A. cape : HORN
6
Adjective suffix : ARY
7
Unrefined : RAW
8
Performed : PLAYED
9
Certain answers : YESES
10
___ soda : SAL
11
Be slyly intimate : PLAYFOOTSIEWITH
12
Former opera star : ALDA
13
Stringed toy : YOYO
18
Small beam : RAY
19
Type of barometer : ANEROID
24
Pronoun : OURS
25
Badminton accessory : NET
26
French composer : LALO
27
Unhappy music : DIRGE
28
"___ a Grecian Urn" : ODEON
29
Writer George : SAND
31
Army groups : UNITS
32
French school : LYCEE
34
___ cri : DERNIER
35
Navy officers: Abbr. : CDRS
37
Remunerated : PAID
38
Part of IOU : IOWE
40
Resinous substance : LAC
43
Wintry : HIEMAL
44
Hillsides : SLOPES
46
Dress : FROCK
47
Danube port : ULM
48
Mideastern ruler : SHAH
49
Captive of Hercules : IOLE
51
Marshes : FENS
52
Girl's name : ERNA
53
Hollow out : REAM
55
Craving : YEN
56
Collected sayings : ANA
57
Absence of: Prefix : NON

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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