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New York Times, Tuesday, March 31, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J K Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,535
Across Down
1. Kind of scene at a sale : MOB
4. Fastening device : CLAMP
9. Certain M.D.'s : GPS
12. Waiter, in Bonn : OBER
14. Type of anesthetic : LOCAL
15. Excuse : PLEA
16. City on the Maumee : TOLEDOOHIO
18. Become fixed : ROOT
19. Burbot : EELPOUT
20. Repudiates : DISOWNS
22. Legal order : WRIT
23. Anatomy student : MEDIC
24. Halloween wear : SHEET
26. Forefront : VAN
27. Cancel : ERASE
31. School subject : MATH
32. Way to stand in poker : PAT
33. Circumvents : EVADES
34. Believer in a certain doctrine : ATHEIST
36. Inundation : FRESHET
37. Chinese province : SHENSI
38. U.S. writer : POE
39. ___ and again : TIME
40. Grating : HARSH
41. ___ vobiscum : PAX
42. Roman river : TIBER
43. Hercules's captive and others : IOLES
45. Over, in France : FINI
46. Connecticut suburb of N. Y. : NOROTON
49. Maker : CREATOR
52. English river : AVON
53. Part of the day : SUPPERTIME
55. Weakens : SAPS
56. Howe : ELIAS
57. Long time : EONS
58. Pub order : ALE
59. Secrete : STASH
60. Fishing gear : NET
1. Speck : MOTE
2. Musical instrument : OBOE
3. Leader : BELLWETHER
4. Hard hit, in baseball : CLOUT
5. Spoils : LOOT
6. ___ du lieber : ACH
7. Rhine dweller of opera : MAIDEN
8. Genetic suffix : PLOID
9. Pervasive warmth : GLOW
10. Laborer : PEON
11. Days of week: Abbr. : SATS
13. Reproofs : REPREHENSIONS
15. Emulate Hamlet : PROCRASTINATE
17. ___ now : DOIT
21. Kitchen utensil : SIEVE
23. Entangle : MAT
24. Tennis stroke : SMASH
25. ___-yoga : HATHA
26. Dyer's need : VAT
28. Act of letting in : ADHIBITION
29. Intercom words from the boss : SEEME
30. Chemical compound : ESTER
32. Greek letter : PSI
33. Sooner than : ERE
35. "___ an arrow in the air" : ISHOT
36. Nickname for Rommel : FOX
38. Dance step : PAS
41. Last but one : PENULT
42. Stratum : TIER
44. Mislays : LOSES
45. Inexperienced : FRESH
46. Astronauts' org. : NASA
47. Face shape : OVAL
48. Cowboy gear : ROPE
49. Men of statistics: Abbr. : CPAS
50. All: Lat. : OMNE
51. Musical sign : REST
54. ___ mater : PIA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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