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New York Times, Saturday, March 7, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,511
Across Down
1. Over : ATOP
5. Averages : PARS
9. Period of unrestraint : FLING
14. Peevish : SOUR
15. Corn lily : IXIA
16. Eastern V.I.P. : RANEE
17. Aim : INTENTION
19. Surmise : INFER
20. Self-centered : ASOCIAL
21. Barnard and others : DOCTORS
23. Truth-stretchings : FIBS
24. Unreasoning : BRUTE
25. Peevish : CROSS
27. Pressing appliances : FLATIRONS
31. Part of a bird's head : LORE
32. Spoiler of a princess's sleep : PEA
33. Poem : SONNET
34. Acct. : AUD
35. Hot Sahara wind : KAMSEEN
37. Pair : TWO
38. Intervene : STEPIN
40. Small portion of liquor : TOT
41. Butter tree : SHEA
42. Balcony offerings : SERENADES
44. European wheat : SPELT
45. Viper : ADDER
46. Service tree : SORB
47. Of the breastbone : STERNAL
50. Having two threads : BIFILAR
53. Break down, wordwise : PARSE
54. Once ___ : UPONATIME
56. Small entertaining groups : TRIOS
57. Part of a grandfather clock : GONG
58. Organic compound : ENOL
59. British firing pieces : STENS
60. Fencing weapon : EPEE
61. The ___ the limit : SKYS
1. Continent : ASIA
2. Vessel displacement units : TONS
3. Sign on a vending machine : OUTOFORDER
4. Accurate : PRECISE
5. Cordage fibers : PITAS
6. Branch angle : AXIL
7. De Oro or Grande : RIO
8. Actress Dee : SANDRA
9. Disagreement : FRICTION
10. Source of light : LANTERN
11. Data, for short : INFO
12. Poetic negative : NEER
13. Prussians: Abbr. : GERS
18. His Royal ___ : NIBS
22. Beginning : OUTSET
24. Explosive handler : BLASTER
25. Student group : CLASS
26. Road : ROUTE
27. Gender: Abbr. : FEM
28. Nor working: Colloq. : ONTHEBLINK
29. Part of a staircase : NEWEL
30. Fur animal : STOAT
32. Soaked bread dish : PANADA
35. Benevolence : KINDNESS
36. Goddess of dawn : EOS
39. Peace Nobelist, 1957 : PEARSON
41. Goblins : SPRITES
43. Flood : DELUGE
44. Living-room piece : SOFA
46. Superficial burn : SINGE
47. Embarkation places: Abbr. : SPTS
48. Like some apples : TART
49. Pennsylvania county : ERIE
50. City in Algeria : BONE
51. City of China : AMOY
52. Kinsmen: Abbr. : RELS
55. Light music : POP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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