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New York Times, Monday, May 11, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 96, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,576
Across
1. Inchmeal : GRADUAL
8. French woman writer : COLETTE
15. "Eye for an eye," for instance : REVENGE
16. Convention feature : ORATORY
17. "The high cost of leaving" : ALIMONY
18. Girl's name : MELANIE
19. Slant : BIAS
20. Advantage : EDGE
22. Undo : ANNUL
23. Track transaction : BET
24. False: Prefix : PSEUDO
26. Polynesian god : TANE
27. Call forth : EVOKE
29. Like a babe in the woods : NAIVE
31. ___ a horse! : GET
32. Gibe at : DERIDE
34. Ornery quality : MEANNESS
36. Church area : NAVE
38. Amuse greatly: Colloq. : SLAY
39. Three-ring name : RINGLING
43. Specimens for a lab test : SMEARS
47. Silkworm : ERI
48. Part of an opera : SCENA
50. Girl's nickname : ESSIE
51. Lisa : MONA
53. Newspaper section : TRAVEL
55. Golfers' group: Abbr. : PGA
56. Like some gases : INERT
58. Middleweight champ of '20's : GREB
59. Companion of wide : HIGH
60. Japanese warrior : SAMURAI
62. Argentine port : ROSARIO
64. Part of a French motto : EGALITE
65. Capturing : SNARING
66. Dried roots of a plant : SENEGAS
67. Hem finishes : EDGINGS
Down
1. Seized : GRABBED
2. Serve a pitching role : RELIEVE
3. Flier : AVIATOR
4. Opponents of Reps. : DEMS
5. Spanish numeral : UNO
6. Actress Moorhead : AGNES
7. Kind of jar named for Neth. city : LEYDEN
8. TV offerings : COMEDIES
9. Bauxite : ORE
10. Musical refrain : LALA
11. Part of être : ETANT
12. Shipping measure : TONNAGE
13. Groups of three : TRIUNES
14. Shoe parts : EYELETS
21. Agana island : GUAM
24. Bike parts : PEDALS
25. Some playing fields : OVALS
28. Chess piece : KING
30. Type of paint : ENAMEL
33. Oust : EVICT
35. U. S. humorist and family : NYES
37. Inherent power : ENERGIES
39. Fencing thrusts : REMISES
40. Circa 1000 B.C. : IRONAGE
41. Adjective for a baseball team : NINEMAN
42. To growl : GNAR
44. Pain reliever : ASPIRIN
45. Ship's sails, etc. : RIGGING
46. Porpoises : SEAHOGS
49. Loath : AVERSE
52. As ___ : ARULE
54. Well-known security : EBOND
57. Math subject : TRIG
59. Mata : HARI
61. One ___ time : ATA
63. Droop : SAG

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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