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New York Times, Friday, May 8, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
PS notes: Original 9-Down clue had "Field's"; changed this to "Fields's."
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,573
Across Down
1. Sets upon : ASSAILS
8. Frowns : GLOWERS
15. Weld : TUESDAY
16. Royal symbols : REGALIA
17. Memorable teacher : MRCHIPS
18. Bandit : BRIGAND
19. New-math term : SET
20. East: Ger. : OST
21. Straying : ROVING
22. Dutch painter : STEEN
24. Urge : YEN
25. Dry : SEC
27. Face: Slang : MAP
29. ___ tidings : GLAD
33. Machines : LATHES
36. Shakespearean hero : PROSPERO
39. Horns : ANTLERS
41. Pearls of great luster : ORIENTS
42. Passage of immigrant days : STEERAGE
44. Get lost! : BEATIT
45. Press agency : TASS
46. Craggy hill : TOR
48. Iowa college : COE
49. Egos' sources : IDS
52. Condition : SHAPE
55. Signify : DENOTE
58. W. W. II agency : OPA
59. Kind of tide : EBB
62. Asian capital : RANGOON
63. Czechoslovakian region : MORAVIA
65. Perfume : INCENSE
66. Factor in wit : BREVITY
67. Noble : PEERESS
68. Furtiveness : STEALTH
1. Planetary gases: Abbr. : ATMS
2. Natch : SURE
3. Denomination : SECT
4. Tree : ASH
5. Dostoevski novel, with "The" : IDIOT
6. Error : LAPSE
7. Things to beat : SYSTEM
8. United Kingdom: Abbr. : GRBR
9. Baby in W. C. Fields's life : LEROY
10. Arch : OGIVE
11. Eisenhower volume : WAGINGPEACE
12. Ardor : ELAN
13. Opera cycle : RING
14. Deplorable : SAD
22. Presidential biographer : SCHLESINGER
23. Downy surface : NAP
25. ___ Vittoria : SANTA
26. Diminutive suffixes : ETTES
28. Not a tyro : PRO
30. Slow, in music : LENTO
31. Man's nickname : ARTIE
32. Biblical verb : DOST
33. Shoe form : LAST
34. Poetic word : EER
35. Spanish lady: Abbr. : SRA
37. Sphere : ORB
38. She: Ger. : SIE
40. N.C.O. : SGT
43. Dawn goddess : EOS
47. Geometry figures : RHOMBS
50. Blackmore heroine : DOONE
51. On the glacial side : STOSS
53. Ship direction : APORT
54. Gay place : PAREE
55. Borge or Andersen : DANE
56. Noun ending : ENCE
57. Chemical suffixes : ENES
59. Bad : EVIL
60. Bollard : BITT
61. Birch : BAYH
62. Kind of saw : RIP
64. Gardner : AVA

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

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