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New York Times, Wednesday, April 15, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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C
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A
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D
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I
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A
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S
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M
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A
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T
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C
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D
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B
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C
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T
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D
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E
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A
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D
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G
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A
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Y
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F
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L
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N
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E
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L
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S
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A
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O
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L
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M
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T
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L
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Y
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S
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M
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A
G
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R
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O
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P
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M
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A
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B
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P
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O
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R
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O
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M
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A
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C
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M
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E
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P
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J
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G
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C
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A
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U
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S
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S
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E
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,550
Across
1
Eastern judge : CADI
5
Honshu volcano : ASAMA
10
Social grace : TACT
14
Settled : ALIT
15
Ferber novel : SOBIG
16
Oriental name : ABOU
17
Portuguese titles : DOMS
18
Sports-car feature : BUCKETSEAT
20
Accelerate : SPEEDUP
22
Glossy paint : ENAMEL
23
Sell at ___ : ALOSS
24
Through: Prefix : DIA
25
Pest : GADFLY
27
Trousers : FLANNELS
32
Pother : ADO
33
Monster of myth : LAMIA
35
Evenly contested : TIGHT
36
Not energetic : LAZY
38
Fluid : SERUM
40
Culture medium : AGAR
41
One of the manships : ONEUP
43
Communications ___ : MEDIA
45
Youth org. : BSA
46
Philosopher in "Candide" : PANGLOSS
48
Display : SPREAD
50
Inter-American org. : OAS
51
Cup ___ (forte) : OFTEA
52
Varnish ingredient : MASTIC
55
Blunder : MISSTEP
58
Buccaneer's symbol : JOLLYROGER
60
Food fish : CERO
61
Official doings : ACTA
62
Figure of speech : IMAGE
63
Orsk's river : URAL
64
Slang for a British coin : SKIV
65
Menu item : SALAD
66
He: It. : ESSO
Down
1
Uncouth ones : CADS
2
Off balance : ALOP
3
Cheap : DIMEADOZEN
4
Pronoun : ITSELF
5
With 11 Down, having much to do : ASBUSYAS
6
Menu entries : SOUPS
7
Initial trio : ABC
8
Broadcaster's adjunct : MIKE
9
Chairman's concern : AGENDA
10
Hobart's island : TASMANIA
11
See 5 Down : ABEE
12
Fuel : COAL
13
Sound of impatience : TUT
19
Blemish : TAINT
21
Plaything : DOLL
25
Lively dance : GALOP
26
City in Turkey : ADANA
27
Gives the gate : FIRES
28
Bestow kudos : LAUD
29
Word for copters : EGGBEATERS
30
Asian capital : LHASA
31
Violin : STRAD
34
Notes: Abbr. : MEMS
37
Man of Zagreb : YUGOSLAV
39
Went awry : MISFIRED
42
Flat: Prefix : PLATY
44
Things to let: Abbr. : APTS
47
Egyptian deity : OSIRIS
49
Deliver : RESCUE
51
Last item : OMEGA
52
Counterfeit : MOCK
53
High: Prefix : ALTI
54
Botanical tuft : COMA
56
Geologic periods : ERAS
57
Outdoor game : POLO
58
Monroe's name, for short : JAS
59
Four qts. : GAL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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