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New York Times, Tuesday, March 3, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 249 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,507
Across
1. Radiate : BEAM
5. Figure in 1920 murder case : SACCO
10. Final outcome : FATE
14. Earthenware jar : OLLA
15. Honduran Indian : CARIB
16. God of love : EROS
17. Madrileño's hails : OLES
18. Popeye's beloved : OLIVE
19. Fastener : SNAP
20. ___ one's laurels : RESTON
22. Buffalo man : BILLCODY
24. Infrequent : ONCE
26. Stead : LIEU
27. Kind of orange : SEEDLESS
31. Bergman and Garbo : SWEDES
35. Pewter, for one : ALLOY
36. Summer pests : TICKS
38. Opposite of syn. : ANT
39. Profit : GAIN
40. Actor's assignments : ROLES
41. Nautical term : ALEE
42. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
43. Barnyard bird : CAPON
44. Belle of the West : STARR
45. Playground accessory : SEESAW
47. Horse : STALLION
49. Radames's beloved : AIDA
51. Greek portico : STOA
52. Sign on a truck : NORIDERS
56. Offer : TENDER
60. Russian city : OREL
61. Semiprecious stone : AGATE
63. Library volume : TOME
64. London landmark : TATE
65. Theater sections : LOGES
66. Hip bones : ILIA
67. European river : EDER
68. Weasel : STOAT
69. Market order : SELL
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1. Party pest : BOOR
2. Friend of il : ELLE
3. Drinks : ALES
4. Early American resident : MASTODON
5. Lamp bracket : SCONCE
6. Eel, in Germany : AAL
7. Plagiarize : CRIB
8. Type of servant : CIVIL
9. Printers' daggers : OBELISKS
10. Pasture grass : FESCUE
11. Cartoonist : ARNO
12. One-time prince : TOAD
13. Descry : ESPY
21. Merely : ONLY
23. Ayres and others : LEWS
25. Prevent, in law : ESTOP
27. Certain writings : SAGAS
28. Fill with joy : ELATE
29. Not the hoi polloi : ELITE
30. Farm adjuncts : SILOS
32. ___ Lama : DALAI
33. January in Toledo : ENERO
34. Isaac : STERN
37. Coins : CENTS
40. Sharp practices : RAWDEALS
41. Mythical island : ATLANTIS
43. Moslem judge : CAID
44. Blackthorn : SLOE
46. Ship of seaworthy quality : SAILER
48. Certify : ATTEST
50. Slang : ARGOT
52. Quaver or breve : NOTE
53. Toward the mouth : ORAD
54. Network : RETE
55. Starch : SAGO
57. Alms : DOLE
58. Ludwig : EMIL
59. Genuine : REAL
62. Oolong : TEA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 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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