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New York Times, Monday, May 25, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,590

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Across
1
Cut : GASH
5
W. C. Fields character : SOUSE
10
Exam : ORAL
14
Division word : INTO
15
Gracie or Steve : ALLEN
16
Knight, road version : HOBO
17
Streisand or Sirius : STAR
18
Wishy-washy : BLAND
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Sluggish : DULL
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Gingerbread lovers : HANSELANDGRETEL
23
Seine summers : ETES
24
Daughter of Atlas : MAIA
25
Elevators' milieu : SHAFTS
28
Focus of a Mexican dance : SOMBRERO
32
Golf feat : EAGLE
33
Sticks : CANES
34
Old Greek letter : VAU
35
It's ___! : ABOY
36
Recoils from : SHIES
37
16 ounces : PINT
38
Rifle range: Fr. : TIR
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Like a porcupine : SPINY
40
Set apart : ALLOT
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Like some ponds : STAGNANT
43
California city : FRESNO
44
Costa ___ : RICA
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Malay outrigger : PROA
46
Spanish Main discoveries : PIRATESTREASURE
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Not up : ABED
54
Norse gods : AESIR
55
East Indian grass : USAR
56
Memory ___ : LANE
57
First-aid item : GAUZE
58
Kidney: Prefix : RENI
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Greek god : EROS
60
Slaves : ESNES
61
Move gradually : EDGE
Down
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Silent-film name : GISH
2
Theater group : ANTA
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Musial : STAN
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Equestrian of sorts : HORSEFLY
5
Certain furs : SABLES
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Earthen jars : OLLAS
7
___ Bator : ULAN
8
Student's plea to Dad : SENDMONEY
9
Climaxes of chess duels : ENDGAMES
10
Exclamation : OHDEAR
11
One-sided result : ROUT
12
Up to : ABLE
13
Enjoy the beach : LOLL
21
Feminine suffix : ETTE
22
Prime or spare : RIBS
25
Theater features : SEATS
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Garb : HABIT
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Sight from a stoa : AGORA
28
Louis or Paul : SAINT
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Lesser of two ___ : EVILS
30
Talked nonstop : RANON
31
___ lunch : OUTTO
33
Oriental waters : CHINASEAS
36
Sputnik started it : SPACEAGE
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Personal choice : PLEASURE
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In a ___ (excited) : SNIT
40
Venezuelan copper town : AROA
42
School classes : GRADES
43
Jacques' brothers : FRERES
45
Lottery feature : PRIZE
46
Non-Indian face : PALE
47
Building beam : IBAR
48
Place for a divorce : RENO
49
Chinese measure : TSUN
50
Some cars : USED
51
Tolled : RANG
52
"Dead Sea" of U.S. : ERIE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 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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