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New York Times, Wednesday, July 15, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q V X }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,641
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1. Bed frame : STEAD
6. Greek goddess : HERA
10. Arabic name : ABOU
14. Muse : ERATO
15. Norse god : ODIN
16. Deserters : RATS
17. Race led by 15 Across : AESIR
18. Irreproachable : LILYWHITE
20. Visitor from outer space : METEORITE
22. Broncobuster's helper : HAZER
23. Drives slantingly : TOES
24. Liturgical headdresses : MITERS
25. Instead : RATHER
28. "One ___ or one tittle . . . " : JOT
29. Makes fast : BELAYS
30. Kneecaps : PATELLAE
35. Inactivity : SLEEP
36. Lively dance : JIG
37. ___ cologne : EAUDE
38. Primrose : CYCLAMEN
40. Delicatessen gadget : SLICER
41. Use an eraser : RUB
42. Inspects : CHECKS
43. Items for raccoon-coat pockets : FLASKS
47. Betty of old cartoons : BOOP
48. Spoon : LADLE
49. "___ Blues" : LIMEHOUSE
54. Weaken : UNDERMINE
56. Latin roll-call reply : ADSUM
57. Arabian king : SAUD
58. Outstanding person : ONER
59. Racket : NOISE
60. Two ___ and a hooray : HIPS
61. Bookies' entries : BETS
62. Snares : TRAPS
1. Coal stratum : SEAM
2. Beerbohm ___ : TREE
3. New York, Delaware, etc. : EAST
4. End in ___ (dead heat) : ATIE
5. Much-quoted U.S. writer : DOROTHYPARKER
6. ___ than thou : HOLIER
7. Blue-pencils : EDITS
8. Irritate : RILE
9. Some : ANY
10. Certain Buddhist monk : ARHAT
11. Casino-table covering : BAIZE
12. Aquatic mammal : OTTER
13. Employers : USERS
19. Common U.S. animal : WHITEELEPHANT
21. Deer : ROES
24. Sally : MOT
25. Bank on : RELY
26. Guinness : ALEC
27. Old Chinese money : TAEL
28. Spree : JAG
29. College degree: Abbr. : BSC
30. Fasten : PIN
31. Nonprofessional : LAIC
32. ___ of the draw : LUCK
33. Beverages : ADES
34. Poetic word : EER
36. Gen. Stuart : JEB
39. Greek letters : MUS
40. One-two subject : SHOE
42. Likely prospects : COMERS
43. Elizabeth Barrett's dog : FLUSH
44. Hawaiian veranda : LANAI
45. Tot : ADDUP
46. Cutters : SLEDS
47. I.Q. man : BINET
49. Part of a football team : LINE
50. ___ of sanctity : ODOR
51. Gov't. agency : USIA
52. Bar temporarily: Abbr. : SUSP
53. Scottish uncles : EMES
55. Throng : MOB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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