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New York Times, Friday, May 1, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,566
Across
1. Parents : PAPAS
6. On : ATOP
10. Impact : SLAM
14. "A gauntlet with ___ in't" : AGIFT
15. Brunch : MEAL
16. Opening : PORE
17. Right-hand page : RECTO
18. Decorator's specialty : INTERIORS
20. Out of line : ASKEW
21. Board member : CHAIRMAN
22. "___ stars out tonight?" : ARETHE
25. Western group : POSSE
26. Pacific cloth : TAPA
28. Phone : RINGUP
31. Viva voce : ORAL
32. Adjust : ATTUNE
33. ___-relief : BAS
36. Maidenly : GIRLISH
38. Side by side : ABREAST
40. Grain : OAT
41. Dismiss : SHELVE
43. Birthplace of Garibaldi : NICE
44. Arab : SYRIAN
45. Advanced degree : DLIT
46. African : BANTU
50. Plantation : ESTATE
52. Cupid in early Italian art : AMORETTO
55. Speed detector : RADAR
58. Base hit, possibly : LINEDRIVE
60. " . . . to get her poor dog ___" : ABONE
61. Genu : KNEE
62. Once more : ANEW
63. Dyed : BLUED
64. Hollywood structures : SETS
65. Trim off : PARE
66. Argument : SETTO
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1. S. A. rubber : PARA
2. Long time : AGES
3. Criticize : PICKAPART
4. Nevertheless : AFTERALL
5. Vermont resort : STOWE
6. Gallic friend : AMI
7. Cheap : TENCENT
8. Solemn word : OATH
9. Pretext : PLEA
10. Washington name : SPIRO
11. Comes into view : LOOMS
12. Wall hanging : ARRAS
13. Intervening, in law : MESNE
19. Humdinger : RIPPER
23. Worthless : TRASHY
24. Yon's friend : HITHER
26. Takeout order : TOGO
27. Met highlight : ARIA
29. Tropical fruits : GUAVAS
30. Relented : UNBENT
33. Hit the silk : BAILEDOUT
34. Spore sacs : ASCI
35. Printing term : STET
37. In print : ISSUED
39. Living-room piece : ENDTABLE
42. Await disposal : LIEOVER
46. Pitchers' mistakes : BALKS
47. Chemical compound : AMINE
48. Musical work : NONET
49. Kilmer's love : TREES
51. Bedouins : ARABS
53. Pitfall : TRAP
54. Miss Louise : TINA
56. Dill : ANET
57. Change the color scheme : REDO
59. Sheep : EWE

Answer summary: 3 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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