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New York Times, Friday, July 10, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { H J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,636
Across
1. Propitiate : APPEASE
8. Paint container : PALETTE
15. Came from behind : RALLIED
16. Medieval stone throwers : ONAGERS
17. Dallied : TRIFLED
18. Stains : STIGMAS
19. Call ___ day : ITA
20. Circumvented : SKIRTED
22. Dessert : PIE
23. Relatives : SIBS
25. Does ushering : SEATS
26. State: Abbr. : PENN
27. Missile : ATLAS
29. Indian title : SRI
30. Conversational phrase : ISEE
31. Had occasion for : NEEDED
33. Grows from : EMANATES
36. Aromatic plant : NARD
38. N. C. college : ELON
39. Valued : ASSESSED
43. Tuck, et al. : FRIARS
47. V.I.P.'s spot : DAIS
48. Not wide: Abbr. : NAR
50. Beauty or charm : ASSET
51. Substitutes: Abbr. : ALTS
52. Legendary king : MIDAS
54. Kind of bag : TOTE
55. Gull : MEW
56. Examined : SIZEDUP
58. Flesh: Prefix : CRE
59. Ecclesiastic : PRELATE
61. Handkerchief extra : INITIAL
63. Stimulate : ENLIVEN
64. Make faster time : OUTRACE
65. Waves : ROLLERS
66. Like some children : SPOILED
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1. Cabinet maker, for one : ARTISAN
2. Divided into sections : PARTITE
3. Easily controlled : PLIABLE
4. Sprite : ELF
5. Bothers : AILS
6. Hunts : SEEKS
7. Water movements : EDDIES
8. Big moment at the races : POSTTIME
9. Bets : ANTES
10. Placed : LAID
11. Incite : EGG
12. Storm : TEMPEST
13. Beginner : TRAINEE
14. Early ascetics : ESSENES
21. Like some steaks : RARE
24. Gloom : SADNESS
26. Musician : PIANIST
28. High ___ : SEAS
32. M.D.s : DRS
34. Landon : ALF
35. Girl's name : NORA
37. Inhabitants : DENIZENS
39. Put ___ on (play down) : ADAMPER
40. W. W. II landing site : SALERNO
41. English literary family : SITWELL
42. Florida county : DADE
44. Self-centered : ASOCIAL
45. Go over : RETRACE
46. Hardened : STEELED
49. Japanese exports : RADIOS
52. Headdress : MITER
53. Time of day : SUNUP
56. ___ face : SAVE
57. Whistle, in Cadiz : PITO
60. Abner : LIL
62. Numerical prefix : TRI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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