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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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© 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 Outdated : STALE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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