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New York Times, Wednesday, April 22, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,557

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Food fish : CARP
5. Abrupt transition : LEAP
9. Italian staple : PASTA
14. Lab material : AGAR
15. Concerning : INRE
16. Kind of committee : ADHOC
17. Leader of a sort : MAJORDOMO
19. U.S. poet : MOORE
20. Greek letter : ETA
21. Encourage : ASSURE
23. Business-name abbreviation : BROS
24. "Merry Widow" creator : LEHAR
26. Tiny brook : RILLET
28. Unfair acts : RAWDEALS
31. Wine-list word : SEC
34. Queen, for short : CLEO
37. ___-been : HAS
38. Home of Ulysses : ITHACA
40. Postal service : AIRMAIL
42. Fraternity letter : EPSILON
43. Bog : MORASS
44. Parts of feet: abbr. : INS
45. Trapper's desire : PELT
46. Former Spanish queen : ENA
47. Beauty, in a saying : SKINDEEP
50. Chemical substances : NITERS
52. Streaked with gray: Scot. : LYARD
56. N.L. players : REDS
58. Kind of business : RETAIL
61. Digit : TOE
62. Campfire feature : EMBER
64. Military shelter : NISSENHUT
66. Love in Napoli : AMORE
67. Dorsal bones : ILIA
68. Tiny amount : MOTE
69. Name on a draft : PAYEE
70. Former champ : CLAY
71. One who takes advantage : USER
Down
1. Bactrian : CAMEL
2. Kind of rock : AGATE
3. Nickname for Hornsby : RAJAH
4. Sports figure : PRO
5. Eye parts : LIDS
6. Biblical name : ENOS
7. Patterned fabrics : ARMURES
8. City on Illinois river : PEORIA
9. Card game : PAM
10. Building material : ADOBE
11. Stock market transaction : SHORTSALE
12. Corrida performer : TORO
13. Tennis serves : ACES
18. ___ avis : RARA
22. Geometric figure : ELLIPSE
25. Scent : AROMA
27. W.W. II vessels : LSTS
29. Narrow margin : WHISKER
30. Pigeon pea : DAL
32. Science subject: Abbr. : ECOL
33. Tilt : CANT
34. "___ the dawn" : CAME
35. Social ___ : LION
36. Messenger : ERRANDBOY
39. Modern rebel : HIPPY
41. Aide: Abbr. : ASST
42. Football position : END
44. Impart gradually : INSTILL
48. Peaceful : IRENIC
49. French pronoun : ELLE
51. French river : ISERE
53. Musketeer : ATHOS
54. Road-map word : ROUTE
55. Stop by threats : DETER
56. Harvest : REAP
57. Poet Lazarus : EMMA
59. Far East : ASIA
60. Attention-seeking words : ISAY
63. Dakota people : REE
65. Sailor's org. : NMU

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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