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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
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
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Surmise : INFER
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Self-centered : ASOCIAL
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Barnard and others : DOCTORS
23
Truth-stretchings : FIBS
24
Unreasoning : BRUTE
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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
Down
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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