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New York Times, Wednesday, May 27, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J K V X }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,592
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1. College in Michigan : ALMA
5. Shrine : ALAMO
10. Farmers' reward : CROP
14. Scope : ROOM
15. Like some steak : RARER
16. ___ sapiens : HOMO
17. Sir Thomas : MORE
18. Deposed champions of reducers : CYCLAMATES
20. Potatoes, beans, etc. : STARCHES
22. Linen : NAPERY
23. Fraternal doorkeeper : TILER
24. Ailment : AGUE
25. Fixed the fruit : STONED
27. Defeats decisively: Colloq. : SHELLACS
31. Word for invading Mongols : HORDE
32. Garden workers : HOERS
33. ___ Paulo : SAO
34. Much: Prefix : ERI
35. Team race : RELAY
36. Nose : PRY
37. Large bird : EMU
38. Daunted : COWED
39. Farewell : ADIEU
41. Certain feelings : REMORSES
43. Jasper or agate : QUARTZ
44. Clarinet, for one : REED
45. Country on Bay of Bengal : BURMA
46. Love of cruelty : SADISM
49. Secluded place : CLOISTER
52. One of the upper crust : ARISTOCRAT
54. Like some Calif. shores : OILY
55. Novice: Var. : TIRO
56. Be generous : SHARE
57. Margin of victory : NOSE
58. Pleasant place : EDEN
59. Wise ones : SAGES
60. Scottish weather items : SNAS
1. Word in a Hemingway title : ARMS
2. Plunder : LOOT
3. Period of delay : MORATORIUM
4. New World aboriginal : AMERIND
5. Like an angry cat's back : ARCHED
6. Cake unit : LAYER
7. Lines made by compasses : ARCS
8. See 26 Down : MEL
9. Citrus greenhouse : ORANGERY
10. Place of worship : CHAPEL
11. Kyle : ROTE
12. Hebrew measure : OMER
13. Nosegay : POSY
19. Wooden-headed hammers : MAULS
21. Old world bird : CLEE
24. ___ of steam : AHEAD
25. Precipitous : SHEER
26. Singer : TORME
27. Shoe parts : SOLES
28. Ambition : ASPIRATION
29. Proofreading mark : CARET
30. Soviet space vehicle : SOYUZ
32. Chopped : HEWED
35. Garden plant : ROSEMOSS
38. Flood stage : CREST
39. Ear: Prefix : AURI
40. Plums : DAMSONS
42. Prayer : ORISON
43. Repeated passages : QUOTES
45. Flamboyance : BLARE
46. Appease : SATE
47. Excessively dry : ARID
48. Desperate : DIRE
49. Steep cliff : CRAG
50. Girl's name : ELSA
51. Grains : RYES
53. Chinese tea : CHA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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