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New York Times, Thursday, April 23, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,558

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Boorish ones : SLOBS
6. Shed : MOLT
10. Radiate : BEAM
14. Barracks beauty : PINUP
15. Tract : AREA
16. "Rus in ___" : URBE
17. Playing marble : AGATE
18. Band instrument : SNAREDRUM
20. Time of life : CHILDHOOD
22. Judgment : TASTE
23. Exist, in France : ETRE
24. Savings-book abbreviation : INT
25. Go one better : CAP
26. Obstacle : RUB
28. Football pass : LATERAL
32. "Vive le ___!" : ROI
35. Draw water in a way : SIPHON
38. Utah's lily : SEGO
39. Cramped : INCLOSEQUARTERS
42. Melville title : OMOO
43. Western leader : CASTRO
44. New Guinea port : LAE
45. Thin : TENUOUS
47. Cool : ICE
49. Parts of psyches : IDS
50. Stage signal : CUE
52. Fish : DACE
56. Cup in Calais : TASSE
59. Irving locale : CATSKILLS
61. Advantage : HEADSTART
63. Have ___ : ITOUT
64. "Cogito ___ sum" : ERGO
65. Poker money : ANTE
66. Receiver : DONEE
67. Othello : MOOR
68. Drink : BEER
69. Adorn : DRESS
Down
1. New frontier : SPACE
2. Like a feather : LIGHT
3. Walking ___ : ONAIR
4. Vanishing breed : BUTLER
5. Hustled : SPED
6. Kind of jar : MASON
7. "To be ___ to . . . " : ORNOT
8. Symbol of heaviness : LEAD
9. Pitch : TAR
10. City on Danube : BUDAPEST
11. Strays : ERRS
12. Join : ABUT
13. Same, in Paris : MEME
19. Body politic, in France : ETAT
21. Showy shrub : HIBISCUS
25. Singers : CANARIES
27. G.I.'s friend : USO
28. Oaf : LOUT
29. Dance : REEL
30. Uttar Pradesh city : AGRA
31. Mislay : LOSE
32. Outbreak : RIOT
33. "Don't tread ___!" : ONME
34. Image : ICON
36. Vegetables : PEAS
37. Mil. places : HQS
40. French gold coin : LOUISDOR
41. Fictional bird : ROC
46. Poems : ODES
48. Greeley, for one : EDITOR
50. ___ blanche : CARTE
51. Complete : UTTER
53. Unaided : ALONE
54. Fingerprints, at times : CLUES
55. Park in West : ESTES
56. " . . . gold in ___ thar hills" : THEM
57. Flying prefix : AERO
58. Variety of palm : SAGO
59. Sugar source : CANE
60. Name in piracy : KIDD
62. File marker : TAB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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