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New York Times, Wednesday, May 6, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,571
Across
1. Gourmet cook's aids : HERBS
6. Roll of cloth : BOLT
10. Traverse : STEP
14. Constellation : ORION
15. Medley : OLIO
16. Reduce : PARE
17. Headdress : TIARA
18. Rope fiber : HEMP
19. Jason's ship : ARGO
20. Oscar winner of 1968 : CLIFFROBERTSON
23. Devil's desert : DUE
24. Card game : SKAT
25. Freshwater fish : DACE
28. Bench occupant : SUB
31. Punish : AMERCE
35. Psychiatry word : EGO
36. Roman house areas : ATRIA
38. Test : TRIAL
39. Brooklyn girl who made good : BARBRASTREISAND
42. Dull : INERT
43. In the least : ATALL
44. Maiden-name designation : NEE
45. Charge : TARIFF
47. Biblical judge : ELI
48. Tropical apple : STAR
49. New Year's song word : AULD
51. Kind of code : ZIP
53. Man with a cane : CHARLIECHAPLIN
60. ___ and hounds : HARE
61. Speedometer unit : MILE
62. Take ___ : SIDES
64. Certain Japanese : AINU
65. View quickly : SCAN
66. Eastern Christian : UNIAT
67. Experts : PROS
68. Evergreens : YEWS
69. Supply : STORE
Down
1. Like Mexican food : HOT
2. Explorer : ERIC
3. Money of Iran : RIAL
4. Chemical compound : BORIDE
5. Mixup : SNAFU
6. Danish Nobelist, 1922 : BOHR
7. Market purchase : OLEO
8. Projecting parts : LIMBS
9. Between Atchison and Santa Fe : TOPEKA
10. Splashes : SPATTERS
11. Does a road job : TARS
12. Hence : ERGO
13. Indian messenger : PEON
21. Holiday, in Italy : FESTA
22. Indian oil seed : RAMTIL
25. Ledger column : DEBIT
26. City of Guam : AGANA
27. Gadget for apples : CORER
29. Sky animal : URSA
30. Please, in Germany : BITTE
32. Cheerful : RIANT
33. Seaport in Crete : CANEA
34. Senior : ELDER
36. Tricky : ARTFUL
37. Asian sea : ARAL
40. Monster of myth : BRIAREUS
41. Julie Andrews role : ELIZA
46. Thin paper : FLIMSY
48. Strip of wood : SPLINT
50. Clear a plane wing : DEICE
52. Phrygian town : IPSUS
53. Fellow : CHAP
54. Thin margin : HAIR
55. River in central Italy : ARNO
56. Hammer part : CLAW
57. Female birds : HENS
58. Peculiar: Abbr. : IDIO
59. Close : NEAR
63. Marie : STE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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