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New York Times, Wednesday, March 25, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,529
Across
1. English literary historian : BOAS
5. Immorality : VICE
9. Comb in a way : CARD
13. Everything : ALLTHATIS
15. Island off Norway : SOFRY
16. Disapprove : DEPRECATE
17. Famed Cleveland surgeon : CRILE
18. Cousin of Aurora : EOS
19. French composer : LALO
20. Deliberate : PONDER
21. Rabbit : CONY
22. Stunt pilot's maneuver : LOOP
23. Dred : SCOTT
25. Follower : PARTISAN
29. Shrub genus : MALUS
30. Force : DINT
31. Doves' home : COTE
32. Mediterranean port : ORAN
33. Monaco name : GRACE
34. Sheepshank : KNOT
35. Access : ADIT
36. Kind of review : RAVE
37. Resources : MEANS
38. Junior, for one : NAMESAKE
40. Wretched : SORRY
41. Magic incantation : RUNE
42. Striplings : LADS
43. Joe Namath fans : JETSET
46. Dull : TAME
47. Roman seven : VII
50. Sidestep : AVOID
51. Haphazard : HITORMISS
53. Dismissal : CONGE
54. Everybody : ONEANDALL
55. Splendid: Colloq. : KEEN
56. Three-masted schooner : TERN
57. Weaver's reed : SLEY
Down
1. Invited : BADE
2. Spread : OLEO
3. Switzerland's pride : ALPS
4. Ocean vessel: Abbr. : STR
5. Empty : VACANT
6. Home of espresso : ITALY
7. Quickly: Lat. : CITO
8. Wind direction : ESE
9. Certain farm workers : CORNPICKERS
10. Barren : AFID
11. Part : RRLE
12. Colorist : DYER
14. Spartan serfs : HELOTS
15. Dart : SCOOT
20. Parisian's door : PORTE
21. Sentry's demand : COUNTERSIGN
22. Cavalry weapon : LANCE
23. Common bonito genus : SARDA
24. Miner's stakeout : CLAIM
25. Italian river : PIAVE
26. Submarine device : SONAR
27. Muscular weakness : ATONY
28. Clears : NETS
29. Eerie sound : MOAN
30. English admiral and explorer : DRAKE
33. U.S., for one : GRANT
37. Contemporary : MODERN
39. Shoe leather : SUEDE
40. Native of Upolu : SAMOAN
42. Subsequently : LATER
43. Man of all trades : JACK
44. Bacchanalian cry : EVOE
45. Pitch : TONE
46. Prong : TINE
47. Container : VIAL
48. Man or Capri : ISLE
49. Site of Moorish defeat, 1884 : ISLY
51. ___ off the press : HOT
52. Doctors' degrees: Abbr. : MDS

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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