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New York Times, Friday, May 15, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { B F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 2, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,580
Across Down
1. Pillar's counterpart : POST
5. Brake parts : SHOES
10. Schlemiels : SAPS
14. Colorful fish : OPAH
15. Mend : PATCH
16. Bulrush : TULE
17. Office communication : MEMO
18. Bizarre : OUTRE
19. Cuckoopint : ARUM
20. With 36 and 49 across, miners' ailment : PNEUMONOULTRAMI
23. Thick clay: Var. : GALT
24. Siamese : TAI
25. Ogee and ogive : ARCHES
28. Breastbones : STERNUMS
33. Abrupt : CURT
34. Yardarms : SPARS
35. Make edging : TAT
36. More of 20 Across : CROSCOPICSILICO
40. Hurried : RAN
41. Praying figure : ORANT
42. Acidity, in medicine : ACOR
43. Of a Syrian city : ALEPPINE
45. Compassionate : HUMANE
47. Asperity : IRE
48. Hamlet : DORP
49. End of 20 Across, longest word in Webster 3 : VOLCANOCONIOSIS
57. Aleutian island : ADAK
58. Scottish noble : THANE
59. Oven : OAST
60. Fish dish : SOLE
61. Act of help, in law : AIDER
62. Famous river : NILE
63. Jog : TROT
64. Misses out on : LOSES
65. Large number : SLEW
1. Splendor : POMP
2. Dehiscent : OPEN
3. Unchanged : SAME
4. Cerebrations : THOUGHTS
5. Bobbins : SPOOLS
6. Obsess : HAUNT
7. Holy Roman Emperor : OTTO
8. Pale tan : ECRU
9. Lees : SHELTERS
10. Play the leading role : STARIN
11. Atmosphere : AURA
12. Political tidbit : PLUM
13. Half: Prefix : SEMI
21. West : MAE
22. Ankles : TARSI
25. Ghana's capital : ACCRA
26. Geoponic : RURAL
27. Ugly woman : CRONE
28. Book back : SPINE
29. Tastefulness : TACT
30. City on the Mohawk : UTICA
31. City in Georgia : MACON
32. Cache : STORE
34. Encompass : SPAN
37. Coconut meat : COPRA
38. Asian : ORIENTAL
39. Ridicules : LAMPOONS
44. Paling : PICKET
45. Sharpeners : HONERS
46. Altdorf's canton : URI
48. Gift recipient : DONEE
49. Illimitable : VAST
50. Bouquet : ODOR
51. French composer : LALO
52. State admitted in 1803 : OHIO
53. Rude ones : CADS
54. Spinnaker : SAIL
55. Wight : ISLE
56. Fret : STEW

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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