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New York Times, Thursday, July 23, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,649
Across
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Channel swimmer's wear : GREASE
7
There: Lat. : IBI
10
English poet : POPE
14
Type of scanners : REFLEX
15
Lucky one in a shipwreck : SURVIVOR
17
In the secretary's drawer : ONFILE
18
Gym shoes : SNEAKERS
19
Actress Hagen : UTA
20
Imposture : FRAUD
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Capacious : LARGE
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Giraffe's pride : NECK
25
Quaver : TRILL
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Recoil : SHY
28
Vain fancy : DREAM
30
Virgil epic: Var. : ENEID
32
Auricle : EAR
34
In an early stage : YOUNG
36
California's Stanford : LELAND
38
Southern capital : ATLANTA
41
Hoaxes : CANARDS
42
Regard : LOOKAT
43
Interior artistry : DECOR
44
Halloween word : BOO
45
Put off : DEFER
47
Bring : FETCH
51
Initials on a sheet : KKK
53
Le Mans sight : RACER
55
Sensitive : SORE
56
___ share : LIONS
58
Boxed : CASED
60
Disfigure : MAR
61
Disclosed : UNVEILED
63
Take turns : ROTATE
65
Star-shaped : STELLATE
66
Confederates : UNITES
67
Legal wrong : TORT
68
W. W. II initials : OSS
69
Actor's forte : MEMORY
Down
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Discipline, as a flier : GROUND
2
Tenant : RENTER
3
Obliterate : EFFACE
4
Caliph : ALI
5
Individual : SELF
6
Strain : EXERT
7
Emerging : ISSUING
8
Package : BUNDLE
9
Exacerbate : IRE
10
Rabbitlike animals : PIKAS
11
Eavesdrop : OVERHEAR
12
"___ Bess" : PORGYAND
13
Gaelic : ERSE
16
Lace : VAL
21
Amphitheater : ARENA
24
Boat : KAYAK
26
Light purple : LILAC
29
Indivisible entity : MONAD
31
___ iniquity : DENOF
33
Cousins of sts. : RDS
35
Absolute : UTTER
37
Household gods : LARES
38
Vestment : ALB
39
___ account (considered) : TOOKINTO
40
Examine : LOOKOVER
41
Earth goddess : CERES
43
Time periods : DECADES
46
Surfaces : FACETS
48
Salad item : TOMATO
49
Volcano pit : CRATER
50
Variant belief : HERESY
52
Paid homage : KNELT
54
___ novarum : RERUM
56
Concupiscence : LUST
57
Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
59
Completed : DONE
62
Thai language : LAO
64
Dickens character : TIM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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