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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 Down
1. 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
22. Capacious : LARGE
23. Giraffe's pride : NECK
25. Quaver : TRILL
27. 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
1. 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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