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New York Times, Tuesday, May 19, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,584

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Across
1
Like some doors : AJAR
5
Jetés : LEAPS
10
Down with: Fr. : ABAS
14
Lalapalooza : LULU
15
Spare : EXTRA
16
___ song : FORA
17
Harrow's rival : ETON
18
Be overindulgent : SPOIL
19
European monarch : OLAF
20
With 52 Down, initiative : GETUP
22
Complex procedure : RIGMAROLE
24
Window feature : PANE
26
Savings book entry: Abbr. : INT
27
Eggs : OVA
30
Weskits : VESTS
33
Scanty, as money : TIGHT
37
Imitate : FOLLOWSUIT
40
Mountain: Prefix : OREO
41
Strategem : WILE
42
Diacritical mark : TILDE
43
Hindu god : RAMA
44
Girl's name : ALIX
45
Dignified : SOLEMNIZED
47
Indian royalty : RANIS
49
Postdating : NEWER
50
Naval off. : ENS
51
Teacher's org. : NEA
53
"___ face red" : ISMY
55
Persevering : HANGINGON
60
Frolics : LARKS
64
Thruway sign : EXIT
65
Where: Sp. : DONDE
67
Wisecrack : QUIP
68
Chorister : ALTO
69
Hopeless case : GONER
70
Western campus : UCLA
71
Faculty V.I.P. : DEAN
72
Olfactory stimuli : ODORS
73
Revered object : IKON
Down
1
Give ___ up : ALEG
2
Source of burlap : JUTE
3
"Thanks ___" : ALOT
4
Sew quickly : RUNUP
5
French article : LES
6
Utterance : EXPRESSION
7
Thine: Fr. : ATOI
8
Stiff-laced one : PRIG
9
Ragout : SALMI
10
Even more convincing : AFORTIORI
11
Machete's cousin : BOLO
12
Asian sea : ARAL
13
Secure : SAFE
21
Sky Peacock : PAVO
23
Leaf cutter : ANT
25
Salamanders : NEWTS
27
Man ___ : OFWAR
28
French exclamation : VOILA
29
Pooped : ALLIN
31
Dress fabric : TULLE
32
Snake : SIDEWINDER
34
Barely touch : GRAZE
35
Tarzan et al. : HEMEN
36
Contemptible ones : TOADS
38
U. S. flattop : LEXINGTON
39
Danube tributary : TEMES
46
Regular: Abbr. : NRML
48
Italian numeral : SEI
52
See 20 Across : ANDGO
54
Native of Sonora : YAQUI
55
Take charge : HEAD
56
Car part : AXLE
57
Naldi of silents : NITA
58
Beneficial : GOOD
59
___ account : ONNO
61
Jumble : RUCK
62
European weight, for short : KILO
63
Crossover : SPAN
66
Noun endings : ERS

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

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