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New York Times, Friday, June 12, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
David Steinberg notes:

Original 44-Down clue had "flavor ring"; changed to "flavoring."

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C
2
A
3
N
4
A
5
L
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B
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E
8
A
9
T
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F
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E
12
E
13
T
14
A
L
A
M
O
15
E
L
B
E
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I
R
M
A
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R
O
P
E
W
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A
L
K
E
R
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R
O
D
E
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T
E
E
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T
I
L
E
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M
23
U
S
S
E
L
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F
I
D
E
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L
I
S
T
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N
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B
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E
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T
I
D
E
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T
O
N
E
S
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O
R
A
T
E
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D
E
P
A
R
T
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U
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R
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E
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L
I
L
T
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M
O
N
E
L
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R
E
I
N
38
D
E
C
O
39
R
A
T
E
D
40
M
I
L
A
N
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B
E
N
E
T
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P
A
N
E
L
S
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M
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A
E
N
A
D
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L
O
N
G
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S
A
N
T
O
S
47
F
O
R
T
48
B
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A
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A
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A
L
I
I
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S
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I
L
V
E
R
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C
O
R
D
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V
A
S
E
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A
L
E
E
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A
H
E
A
D
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E
Y
E
D
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S
E
E
R
60
P
A
R
M
A
© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,608
Across
1
Waterway : CANAL
6
Cadence : BEAT
10
Poetic units : FEET
14
Texas cottonwood : ALAMO
15
River called Labe by Czechs : ELBE
16
"___ La Douce" : IRMA
17
Funambulist : ROPEWALKER
19
___ out (survived) : RODE
20
Pagoda ornament : TEE
21
Tessera : TILE
22
Mollusk delicacy : MUSSEL
24
Bona ___ : FIDE
25
Hearken : LISTEN
26
Happen : BETIDE
29
Painting effects : TONES
30
Speechify : ORATE
31
Timetable listing : DEPARTURE
35
Buoyant movement : LILT
36
Nickel-like metal : MONEL
37
Hold in : REIN
38
Adorned : DECORATED
40
Site of "Last Supper" mural : MILAN
41
William R. or Stephen V. : BENET
42
Long, narrow photos : PANELS
43
Bacchante : MAENAD
45
Yearn : LONG
46
Brazilian port : SANTOS
47
Military installation : FORT
48
Lambkin's cry : BAA
51
Others: Lat. : ALII
52
Family emotional tie : SILVERCORD
55
Majolica item : VASE
56
Away from the wind : ALEE
57
Onward : AHEAD
58
Watched sharply : EYED
59
Things-to-come expert : SEER
60
Italian cheese city : PARMA
Down
1
Drayman's need : CART
2
African plant : ALOE
3
Neck area : NAPE
4
___ damnée : AME
5
Furthest ebb : LOWTIDE
6
Beauty : BELLE
7
Actress Sommer : ELKE
8
Li'l Abner's boy : ABE
9
Extremity : TERMINAL
10
Word for a top athlete : FIRSTSTRING
11
Irregular : EROSE
12
German city : EMDEN
13
Old Chinese money : TAEL
18
Staff member : AIDE
23
Consumer : USER
24
Burned up : FITTOBETIED
25
Ran easily, as a horse : LOPED
26
Eye-catching : BOLD
27
City in the Keystone State : ERIE
28
Soft mineral : TALC
29
Principle : TENET
31
Showed infatuation : DOTED
32
African river : UELE
33
Money in Iran : RIAL
34
Austrian river : ENNS
36
Bull Run, to Confederates : MANASSAS
39
Gambling milieu : RENO
40
Snare : MANTRAP
42
Study intently : PORE
43
Asian peninsula : MALAY
44
Absinthe flavoring : ANISE
45
Rodgers and Hart song : LOVER
46
Except : SAVE
47
Make oneself scarce : FLEE
48
South African : BOER
49
Ancient Syria : ARAM
50
Italian river : ADDA
53
Land area: Fr. : ILE
54
Tea variety : CHA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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