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New York Times, Wednesday, April 29, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,564
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1. Pilgrimage to Mecca : HADJ
5. Tulip or light : BULB
9. Electrical units : OHMS
13. Amazon dolphin : INIA
14. West Indian rodent : HUTIA
15. Meat : VEAL
16. Rosy : PINK
17. Give ___! : ADAMN
18. Strange : EERY
19. Shoddy : SLEAZY
21. Mother of Ishmael : HAGAR
23. Bakery item : ROLL
25. Common shrubs : SUMACS
28. Like some sailors : TATTOOED
32. Airmen : PILOTS
34. Wife of Zeus : HERA
35. Dance : FRUG
37. U. S. painter : SLOAN
38. Land measure : ARE
39. Accounts : STORIES
41. British title: Abbr. : KBE
42. Mountain land : TIBET
44. Tissue : TELA
45. Globule : BEAD
46. Not often : SELDOM
48. Changes route plans : RECHARTS
50. Able ___ : SEAMAN
52. Avoid : SHUN
53. Having windows : PANED
55. Wild festivities : ORGIES
59. Leftover item : HASH
62. Airstrip area : APRON
64. City in Japan : KOBE
65. Mixture : OLIO
66. Knotted loop : NOOSE
67. ___ about : ONOR
68. Williams, to friends : TENN
69. Serpents : ASPS
70. "Citizen ___" : KANE
1. The 34 in 35-24-34 : HIPS
2. Indigo : ANIL
3. Wine's partner : DINE
4. Indonesian port : JAKARTA
5. Nipped in the ___ : BUD
6. Bonneville flats area : UTAH
7. Beans : LIMAS
8. Damage, as an auto : BANGUP
9. Comprehensive : OVERALL
10. Half of a TV show : HEE
11. Deface : MAR
12. Wily : SLY
14. Barn area : HAYLOFT
20. Menagerie : ZOO
22. Wrong : AMISS
24. Dormouse : LEROT
26. Pressure or fireless : COOKER
27. Make a ___ (try) : STABAT
28. ___ all there is : THATS
29. Eagles' homes : AERIES
30. Soprano part : TREBLE
31. German pioneer in etching : DURER
33. Lops off: Scot. : SNEDS
36. National League's Warren : GILES
39. Leaf opening : STOMA
40. Everybody : EACHONE
43. Plant life in soils : EDAPHON
45. Asian metropolis : BANGKOK
47. Procrastinating word : MANANA
49. Chariot man : HUR
51. Roman historian : NEPOS
54. Minute quantity : DROP
56. Westchester college : IONA
57. Black : EBON
58. Withered : SERE
59. Kind of time : HOT
60. Drink : ALE
61. Offense : SIN
63. Wartime Gov't agency : OSS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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