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New York Times, Friday, July 17, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 329 (avg 1.78)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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J
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Q
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B
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C
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M
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P
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S
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R
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L
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W
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O
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H
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P
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,643
Across
1
Unsettles : JARS
5
Mideastern gulf : AQABA
10
Mess fare : CHOW
14
Medley : OLIO
15
Korean port : PUSAN
16
French menu entry : ROTI
17
Bloom : EFFLORESCE
19
___ arms : UPIN
20
Rabelais, for one : SATIRIST
21
South of the border : MEXICO
23
Diplomat's need : TACT
24
Thorpe : JIM
25
Malayan craft : PROA
28
Bird: Fr. : OISEAU
30
Ranking ones: Abbr. : SRS
33
Biblical ancestor : LEVI
34
"___ the morning" : TOPO
35
Reporter's question : WHAT
36
Done : OVER
37
Fragments : SNIPS
39
Vague : HAZY
40
Unalloyed : PURE
41
Asian country : IRAN
42
Hero-worship subject : IDOL
43
Matched tableware : SET
44
Neglect : IGNORE
46
Spare, in Soho : TYRE
47
Drag : LUG
48
Challenge : DARE
50
Raucous cry : SQUALL
54
Me, too : LIKEWISE
58
Dispossess : OUST
59
Ring presentation : PRIZEFIGHT
61
Measure : PINT
62
What "phage" means : EATER
63
Highest point : NOON
64
Old corset support : STAY
65
Transfers property : DEEDS
66
"Das Rheingold" role : ERDA
Down
1
Guys : JOES
2
A as in ___ : ALFA
3
Estrangement : RIFT
4
Canfield : SOLITAIRE
5
Shades of orange : APRICOTS
6
Skeptical : QUESTIONING
7
Helpful one: Abbr. : ASST
8
Old ferryboat : BAC
9
Blood ailment : ANEMIA
10
Central feature : CRUX
11
Arizona Indian : HOPI
12
Of the ear : OTIC
13
Skid Row figure : WINO
18
Anglo-Saxon money : ORA
22
Symbol on Australian coin : EMU
24
Risked : JEOPARDIZED
25
Squishy sounds : PLOPS
26
Stage fare : REVUE
27
Aboveboard : OVERT
29
Washington name : SPIRO
30
Disreputable : SHADY
31
Tonsorial gear : RAZOR
32
Mode of life : STYLE
35
Chablis or sauterne : WHITEWINE
38
Gym wear : SNEAKERS
44
Not well : ILL
45
Swallowed : GULPED
49
Man in the ring : REF
50
Douceurs : SOPS
51
Resign : QUIT
52
Middies : USNA
53
Dist. ___ : ATTY
54
Mineral: Suffix : LITE
55
Opera role : IGOR
56
Booted : SHOD
57
View from Taormina : ETNA
60
Scottish explorer : RAE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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