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New York Times, Monday, March 23, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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C
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K
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,527
Across
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Cooperstown name : COBB
5
Family member : INLAW
10
Ionian Sea gulf : ARTA
14
Callas showpiece : ARIA
15
"___ but you" : NOONE
16
Pasturelands : LEAS
17
With 21 Across, desserts : NESSELRODE
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Cuff additive : LINK
20
Garment feature : SLEEVE
21
See 17 Across : PUDDINGS
23
Antes or raises : BETS
25
Ballet position : PLIE
26
Tidies : CLEANSUP
30
See 40 Down : ENDALL
34
Where thar's gold : HILLS
35
Green chalcedony : PRASE
37
Letter : CEE
38
Stadium shape : OVAL
39
Slogans : CRIES
40
Group : BEVY
41
Hodges, for one : MET
42
Lend ___ : AHAND
43
Green ___ : BERET
44
Sham : PSEUDO
46
Like a perforated line : TEARABLE
48
Office staff: Abbr. : PERS
50
Guarantee : SEAL
51
Roles : INGENUES
55
"Is there no balm in ___?" : GILEAD
59
Mild expletive : DARN
60
Victory procession : SNAKEDANCE
62
Roman poet : OVID
63
Nine: Prefix : ENNEA
64
Average : NORM
65
Part of the eye : LENS
66
French writer : SAGAN
67
Military decoration: Abbr. : DSOS
Down
1
Preserves : CANS
2
City in U.S.S.R. : OREL
3
Alpine wind : BISE
4
Certain season : BASEBALL
5
Fjords : INLETS
6
Correlative : NOR
7
Downtown Chicago : LOOP
8
On the up ___ : ANDUP
9
Word for a well-kept lawn : WEEDLESS
10
Teamed : ALLIED
11
Curb : REIN
12
Chinese dynasty : TANG
13
Calls for : ASKS
18
Smooths : EVENS
22
Be host in a way : DINE
24
Above : SUPRA
26
Munching sound : CHOMP
27
Biographies : LIVES
28
Fill with joy : ELATE
29
Fabric design : PRINT
31
Sour-tasting : ACERB
32
Raze : LEVEL
33
Philippine island : LEYTE
36
Mosquito genus : AEDES
39
Vocal groups : CHORUSES
40
With 30 Across, everything : BEALLAND
42
Arabian Sea gulf : ADEN
43
Hairdo : BRAID
45
Tips over : UPENDS
47
European sea : AEGEAN
49
Cassia shrub : SENNA
51
Matinee ___ : IDOL
52
Church feature : NAVE
53
Mirthful reaction : GRIN
54
Called out : SANG
56
Slaughter : ENOS
57
Height: Prefix : ACRO
58
Certain voters: Abbr. : DEMS
61
Parrot : KEA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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