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New York Times, Tuesday, May 26, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, 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. 7,591
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1. Haphazard attempt : STAB
5. "___ Passes" : PIPPA
10. W. W. I spy : HARI
14. Embankment : WEIR
15. At certain intervals : HORAL
16. Astringent : ALUM
17. Broadway's Alan : ALDA
18. Bumbling : INEPT
19. Novel of 1880 : NANA
20. Blood part : PLASMA
22. Example : PARADIGM
24. Table item : SALT
26. Kind of thing : SURE
27. Starts a cigar : LIGHTSUP
31. By-products of marriage : INLAWS
35. Tapestry : ARRAS
36. Cup, in Paris : TASSE
38. Pol. party : GOP
39. Capote : COAT
40. Tribal emblem : TOTEM
41. Reedlike grass : GAMA
42. Terminal : END
43. Salted : CURED
44. Having fewer bright moments : TAMER
45. Regime : SYSTEM
47. Highlands off Sandy Hook : NAVESINK
49. Vestments : ALBS
51. "For want of a ___ the shoe is lost" : NAIL
52. Laughed : CHORTLED
56. Fragment : SLIVER
60. "Lady in the Dark" writer : HART
61. American Indians : ERIES
63. Monster : GILA
64. Ancient chest : ARCA
65. Lariat : RIATA
66. Handle : HILT
67. Anjou : PEAR
68. Kind of heat : SOLAR
69. Evens : TIES
1. Barter : SWAP
2. Blab : TELL
3. Opera role : AIDA
4. Military big shot : BRASSHAT
5. Medicine bottles : PHIALS
6. Particle : ION
7. Kind of school : PREP
8. Family members : PAPAS
9. Unselfishness : ALTRUISM
10. Blinded composer : HANDEL
11. Asian range : ALAI
12. Stave : RUNG
13. Moslem priest : IMAM
21. Bunches up : MATS
23. English composer : ARNE
25. Don : TUTOR
27. Dashes with spirits : LACES
28. Socratic approach : IRONY
29. Alumni : GRADS
30. Typewriter part : PATEN
32. Trumpeter bird : AGAMI
33. Clare Boothe Luce subject : WOMEN
34. Small trace : SPARK
37. Car : SEDAN
40. Acrobats : TUMBLERS
41. Era of yore : GASLIGHT
43. Prehistoric ax : CELT
44. Linden tree : TEIL
46. Fish sauce : TARTAR
48. Alma mater of Edna Millay : VASSAR
50. Somber: Prefix : SERIO
52. Fellow : CHAP
53. Small animal : HARE
54. Whale : ORCA
55. Telephone part : DIAL
57. Henry ___ : VIII
58. She: Fr. : ELLE
59. Nonsense! : RATS
62. Greek letter : ETA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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