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New York Times, Wednesday, June 17, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,613
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1. For ___ : SHAME
6. Gov't agency of 1933 : CCC
9. Moisten in a way : BASTE
14. Corolla part : PETAL
15. French pronoun : LUI
16. Chemical salt : ESTER
17. Call at a certain track : ALLABOARD
19. Yoga position : ASANA
20. Nos. expert : CPA
21. Bird: Lat. : AVIS
22. Ferdinand and others : TOROS
23. Existence : ESSE
25. Poet's word : ERE
26. Culinary item : HERB
27. French infinitive : ETRE
29. Advisers : MENTORS
32. Egyptian symbol : SCARAB
35. Rower's need : OAR
36. Levantine ketch : SAIC
37. Letter : ELL
38. Paying guest : BOARDER
41. Electronics initials : RCA
42. Troubles : AILS
44. Humorist : ADE
45. Something for dobbin : FODDER
47. Like some nuts : TOOHARD
49. Mouth, in Madrid : BOCA
50. Hospital area : WARD
51. Flight word: Abbr. : ARR
52. Fountain order : MALT
56. Shelter of a kind : STALL
58. 1947 Nobel writer : GIDE
60. Extinct bird : MOA
61. Shelve in a way : TABLE
62. "Front Page" locale : PRESSROOM
64. Fabric : ORLON
65. W. W. I group: Abbr. : AEF
66. Future, for one : TENSE
67. Nash and Dickinson : POETS
68. ___ adjudicata : RES
69. Athirst : EAGER
1. Separate, with "out" : SPACE
2. Furthers : HELPS
3. Man with a load : ATLAS
4. Barnyard sound : MAA
5. Historic island : ELBA
6. Ina of stage : CLAIRE
7. Witch's hex : CURSE
8. El ___ : CID
9. Whipped up : BEATEN
10. Classifies : ASSORTS
11. Port's partner : STARBOARD
12. Sinew: Prefix : TENO
13. Periods : ERAS
18. Place to fall : OVERBOARD
24. Noun suffix : EER
26. Cattle of a certain breed : HEREFORDS
28. Designate in a way : TAB
29. Anthony Wayne : MAD
30. Staple : RICE
31. Cicatrix : SCAR
32. County ___ : SEAT
33. Muse : CLIO
34. Legitimate : ALLOWABLE
35. State: Abbr. : ORE
39. Tot : ADD
40. Fabulous bird : ROC
43. Bulblet : SHALLOT
46. Hoover : DAM
48. Author Michael and others : ARLENS
49. Certain papers : BRIEFS
51. Be affable : AGREE
53. ___ friends : AMONG
54. Unattached : LOOSE
55. Less challenging : TAMER
56. Sign at a through street : STOP
57. Stemless plant : TARO
59. This, in Toledo : ESTE
62. Normal : PAR
63. American caricaturist : REA

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