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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
Across
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Haphazard attempt : STAB
5
"___ Passes" : PIPPA
10
W. W. I spy : HARI
14
Embankment : WEIR
15
At certain intervals : HORAL
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Astringent : ALUM
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Broadway's Alan : ALDA
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Bumbling : INEPT
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Novel of 1880 : NANA
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Blood part : PLASMA
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Example : PARADIGM
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Table item : SALT
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Kind of thing : SURE
27
Starts a cigar : LIGHTSUP
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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
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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
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Lariat : RIATA
66
Handle : HILT
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Anjou : PEAR
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Kind of heat : SOLAR
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Evens : TIES
Down
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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
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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
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Fellow : CHAP
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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