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New York Times, Thursday, May 7, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { G J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,572
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1. Pottery center : DELFT
6. Places : LOCI
10. Outdo : BEST
14. Not uncognizant : AWARE
15. Flunkable ordeal : EXAM
16. Osaka happening : EXPO
17. Red cattle : DEVON
18. Flashy red : VERMILION
20. Galena : ORE
21. Night club's favorite : SPENDER
23. Mauna ___ : LOA
24. Katmandu's land : NEPAL
26. Old desk accessory : INKWELL
28. Lancaster emblem : REDROSE
30. Perplexed : ASEA
31. Warded off : AVERTED
32. Diacritic : CEDILLA
36. Name in silents : BARA
37. Shelters : LEES
38. Put in office : INSTATE
42. Readies the hash again : REHEATS
45. Some: Sp. : UNAS
46. U. S. essayist : EMERSON
47. Mountain features : SUMMITS
50. Blue-ribbon spot : FIRST
51. Italian numeral : UNO
52. Unfruitful : STERILE
54. Sunday talk: Abbr. : SER
57. Surround : CLOSEINON
59. Headwear : TIARA
61. Insurance word : RISK
62. Behold: Lat. : ECCE
63. In an aloof manner : ICILY
64. Times for juillets : ETES
65. Parch : SEAR
66. Yields : CEDES
1. Wall decoration : DADO
2. Jug : EWER
3. Scents : LAVENDERS
4. Backward : FRO
5. Honor card : TENSPOT
6. Spoke the truth : LEVELED
7. Slow motive power : OXEN
8. About the heart : CARDIAC
9. Vast : IMMENSE
10. Measure of loudness : BEL
11. Banish : EXILE
12. Thread unit : SPOOL
13. Of sound : TONAL
19. Got on one's nerves : IRKED
22. Matador's maneuver : PASE
25. Proofreader's concern : ERRATUM
27. Users of the Wall : WAILERS
28. Harvest in India : RABI
29. John, in Cardiff : EVAN
33. In any case : LEASTSAID
34. Mother of Artemis : LETO
35. Organization: Abbr. : ASSN
39. Aromatic plant : ANISE
40. Room coolers in India : TATTIES
41. Pith : ESSENCE
42. Oil man : REFINER
43. Man's name : EMIL
44. Dissenter : HERETIC
47. Capital of Bolivia : SUCRE
48. Dark : UNLIT
49. ___ Jaw : MOOSE
53. Portuguese cape : ROCA
55. Gardner : ERLE
56. Certain fish : RAYS
58. Bags: Abbr. : SKS
60. Hockey milieu : ICE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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