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New York Times, Tuesday, May 5, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,570
Across Down
1. Both: Prefix : AMBI
5. Furious : WROTH
10. Mexican menu item : TACO
14. City on the Orne : CAEN
15. Old Greek colony : IONIA
16. Borodin hero : IGOR
17. Storm sound : CLAP
18. Deles' opposites : STETS
19. Mess : MEAL
20. With 40 and 56 Across, a quote by Bryant : TRUTHCRUSHEDTO
23. Usher's request : STUB
24. Lots : SLEW
25. Client of an atty. : PLF
27. Secret society : TONG
30. Strangely different : EXOTIC
34. River to the Rhine : AAR
35. Cooper character : UNCAS
37. Asset for a cigar : AROMA
38. Drudge : GRUB
40. See 20 Across : EARTH
42. Cribbage cards : NOBS
43. Spanish city : AVILA
45. U. S. missile : ATLAS
47. Letter : KUE
48. Human item : NATURE
50. Former pitcher Waite : HOYT
51. Encouraged : FED
52. All ___ : EARS
54. Large: Prefix : MACR
56. See 20 Across : SHALLRISEAGAIN
62. Loose wrap : TOGA
63. Raging: Var. : AMUCK
64. "___ no kick from . . . " : IGET
66. Not topside : ALOW
67. Bakery product : TORTE
68. Concert offering: Abbr. : RHAP
69. ___ off : BEGS
70. Alternative word combination : ANDOR
71. Holy Roman emperor : OTTO
1. Case in grammar: Abbr. : ACC
2. Drink ingredient : MALT
3. Gets results : BEARSFRUIT
4. Computer section : INPUT
5. Relative of a drumstick : WISHBONE
6. Military group: Abbr. : ROTC
7. Unique fellow : ONER
8. Roman emperor : TITUS
9. Argument : HASSLE
10. Like some jokes : TIMEWORN
11. Like some cheese : AGED
12. Layer : COAT
13. Flat plinth : ORLO
21. Costume of a sort : TUTU
22. Numerical prefix : HEXA
25. Irreligious person : PAGAN
26. Caterpillar : LARVA
28. Group at odds with A.A.U. : NCAA
29. Courtyard area : GARTH
31. Froze : TOOKFRIGHT
32. Permeate : IMBUE
33. Looked over, in a way : CASED
36. French town : STLO
39. Puritan specialties : BLUELAWS
41. Frazier forte : HAYMAKER
44. Soviet sea : ARAL
46. Like some parties : STAG
49. Typos : ERRATA
53. Simple one : SIMON
55. City of Africa : CAIRO
56. Try : STAB
57. It's on the green : HOLE
58. Stirred up : AGOG
59. Math term : SURD
60. Outer: Prefix : ECTO
61. Well-shaped : NEAT
65. Mobile mailing place: Abbr. : TPO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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