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New York Times, Friday, March 27, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 315 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,531
Across
1. Casey's place : ATBAT
6. ___ Caliente : AGUA
10. Bret Harte locale : CAMP
14. ___ Gras : MARDI
15. Swathe : BIND
16. Curved molding : OGEE
17. Salt water : OCEAN
18. Nov. 1 feast day : ALLSAINTS
20. Outline : SKETCH
22. So long! : TOODLEOO
23. Greek letters : ZETAS
25. Military weapons: Abbr. : ORD
26. Sea call : SOS
27. Word with lime or lemon : ADE
29. Store employe : STOCKBOY
32. Lines of stitching : ROWS
34. Piece of evidence : CLUE
35. You bet! : NATCH
39. Garden tool : CLAW
40. Robust : HARDY
42. Fictional river : KWAI
43. ___ a fox : SLYAS
45. Prevalent : RIFE
46. Flatfish : SOLE
47. Rainy seasons : MONSOONS
50. Inferior : SAD
51. Seagoing initials : USS
54. Shy : COY
55. Western area : RANCH
57. Wall St. order : STOPLOSS
60. Resort near Boston : NAHANT
63. Piece of mail : AIRLETTER
65. Dessert wine : TOKAY
66. Cement : GLUE
67. American composer : KERN
68. Boring person: Slang : CREEP
69. Lioness : ELSA
70. Singing brothers : AMES
71. German region : HESSE
Down
1. Andy's partner : AMOS
2. Fasten : TACK
3. House addition : BREEZEWAY
4. Make ___ : ADATE
5. Hues, poetically : TINCTS
6. Arab garment : ABA
7. False glitter : GILT
8. Surprising : UNLOOKEDFOR
9. Gather on a surface : ADSORB
10. Wind : COIL
11. De Mille : AGNES
12. Tagalong words : METOO
13. Mexican money : PESOS
19. Append : ADDON
21. Compartment : HATCH
24. Earth, sun, etc. : SOLARSYSTEM
27. Curves : ARCS
28. Puppet : DOLL
30. Collector's item : CURIO
31. Yammers : YAKS
33. Did the crawl : SWAM
36. Instant : TWOSHAKES
37. Picnic ham : CALA
38. Hastened : HIED
41. Capital before Peiping : YENAN
44. Pedestal part : SOCLE
48. Island off Vancouver : NOOTKA
49. Grab : SNATCH
51. Employment : USAGE
52. Theater-lobby photo : STILL
53. Spore cluster : SORUS
56. Task : CHORE
58. Entreaty : PLEA
59. Withered : SERE
61. Sandy's denials : NAES
62. Write in a way : TYPE
64. M.D. helpers : RNS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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