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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
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Casey's place : ATBAT
6
___ Caliente : AGUA
10
Bret Harte locale : CAMP
14
___ Gras : MARDI
15
Swathe : BIND
16
Curved molding : OGEE
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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
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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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