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New York Times, Wednesday, April 1, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q V W X }
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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M
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N
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D
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H
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M
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P
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R
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Y
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C
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C
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K
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D
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S
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,536
Across
1
Wherewithal : MEANS
6
Group of Caroline islands : PALAU
11
Zoo attraction : APE
14
Mexican Indian : AZTEC
15
Liquid fat : OLEIN
16
Crib : BED
17
What people on Montauk Point can do : SEETHESOUND
19
Land measure : ARE
20
Encircled : CLOSEDIN
21
Alarm bell : TOCSIN
23
Allots : METES
25
Carols : NOELS
26
___ Horn : TRADER
30
Polite interruption : AHEM
32
Drew a bead on : AIMED
33
___-cake : PATA
35
Mitigate : EASE
39
Grandeur : POMP
40
Man at the helm : PILOT
41
See 40 Down : &CON
42
Relative of etc. : ETAL
43
Guide line : REIN
44
Wild: Prefix : AGRIO
45
Small island : EYOT
47
Cylinders : SPOOLS
48
Sudden outpouring : SPATE
51
Lombardy town : ASOLA
54
Pet : CARESS
56
Dishes : CROCKERY
61
Spanish loot : ORO
62
More of 17 Across : &HEARTHESEA
64
French article : LES
65
Italian socialist : NENNI
66
Inner, in anatomy : ENTAL
67
Expected : DUE
68
U.S. author : ODETS
69
Outdated : STALE
Down
1
Opposite of fem. : MASC
2
Biblical juniper : EZEL
3
Polynesian god : ATEO
4
Gains : NETS
5
Plotted : SCHEMED
6
Lay down : POSIT
7
Isolated : ALONE
8
Rumanian coin : LEU
9
Slangy contraction : AINT
10
Neglected : UNDONE
11
Lower : ABASE
12
Risk : PERIL
13
Pleasant places : EDENS
18
Fulda tributary : EDER
22
What the seasons do : COME&GO
24
Squelched : SATON
26
Binder : TAPE
27
Confusion : RIOT
28
Spiritual mother : AMMA
29
Empty : DEPLETE
31
Fedora : HAT
33
Michelangelo classic : PIETA
34
___ Baba : ALI
36
Height: Prefix : ACRO
37
Loam : SOIL
38
Seth's son : ENOS
40
With 41 Across, both sides of an issue : PRO
44
Geronimo's people : APACHES
46
Equivocal answer : YES&NO
47
Part of a mail chute : SLOT
48
Chide : SCOLD
49
Polynesian garment : PAREU
50
Came up : AROSE
52
Meager : SCANT
53
Fragrant rootstock : ORRIS
55
Molt : SHED
57
English county : KENT
58
Spanish this : ESTA
59
Authentic : REAL
60
Ivy League member : YALE
63
Direction : ENE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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