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New York Times, Friday, June 5, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 333 (avg 1.80)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,601
Across
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Tree feature : LIMB
5
Exude slowly : WEEP
9
Rhyme scheme : ABBA
13
Melville novel : OMOO
14
___ wish : MAKEA
15
Patisserie item : FLAN
16
In fun : SPORTIVELY
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Bombast : RANT
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City of India : INDORE
20
Young ones : CHICKS
22
Farm animals : EWES
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Out of ___ (kaput) : WHACK
24
City on the Nile : ASWAN
27
Kind of blouse : PEEKABOO
30
Ski course : SCHUSS
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Watercourse : RACE
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Archaic : OLD
34
Feminine ending : TRIX
35
Peculiarity : QUIRK
37
"The ___ Animal" : MALE
38
Fixed practice : RUT
39
Scorch : BURN
40
Mettle : SPIRIT
42
Amenable : OBEDIENT
44
Mountain range : ANDES
45
Exports from 4 Down : WINES
46
French family member : MARI
48
Mexican hero : JUAREZ
50
Pindar et al. : ODISTS
53
Wight : ISLE
54
Disputed : INQUESTION
58
Seek payment : BILL
59
Certain words : NOUNS
60
Wagner role : ERDA
61
Lenient : EASY
62
Determination : GRIT
63
Paper quantity : REAM
Down
1
Spanish article : LOS
2
Kaffir war party : IMPI
3
Type of beam : MOON
4
French seaport : BORDEAUX
5
Hair treatments : WAVES
6
Make do : EKE
7
Slippery customer : EEL
8
Breadwinner's concerns : PAYCHECKS
9
Where the Orange flows : AFRICA
10
Schoolroom feature : BLACKBOARD
11
Steep acclivity : BANK
12
Leaf-cutters : ANTS
14
Bog : MIRE
17
Settled places : TOWNS
21
Food fish : HAKE
23
Endure use : WEAR
24
N.L. player : ASTRO
25
Second-stringer : SCRUB
26
Tires : WHITEWALLS
27
Photo copy : PRINT
28
Kukla's friend : OLLIE
29
U. S. playwright : ODETS
31
Constrictive : SQUEEZING
36
Coffee makers : URNS
37
Give aid : MINISTER
39
Stem : BINE
41
Lutetia, today : PARIS
43
Desperately : DIRELY
46
Jewelry setting : MOUNT
47
Drinks : ADES
48
Be in accord with : JIBE
49
V.O.A.'s outfit : USIA
51
Become bored : TIRE
52
Chaser : SODA
55
Neither's companion : NOR
56
Italian's here : QUI
57
Industrial org. : NAM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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