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New York Times, Friday, July 24, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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R
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E
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T
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I
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N
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A
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B
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I
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F
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O
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C
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L
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V
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A
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S
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N
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B
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S
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S
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T
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L
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N
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T
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E
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P
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T
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O
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R
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B
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S
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T
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N
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S
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G
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M
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N
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C
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S
T
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A
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L
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T
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H
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I
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G
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R
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S
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W
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A
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N
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V
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V
P
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S
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M
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L
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B
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O
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A
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L
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O
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,650
Across
1
Eye part : RETINA
7
Lens type : BIFOCAL
14
Jacks or better : OPENERS
16
Sweaters : SLIPONS
17
Cosmetic : MASCARA
18
Lens type : CONTACT
19
Perform : ACT
20
Grand Canyon area : RIM
21
Orchestra instrument : VIOLA
22
Souchong : TEA
24
Ray : SUNBEAM
27
Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
29
Corrode : EAT
30
Slow: Fr. : LENTE
34
Coin position : TAILSUP
37
Eye product : TEAR
38
Eye sockets : ORBITS
41
Result of overuse of eyes : STRAIN
43
Marionette man : SARG
44
Conductor Henry : MANCINI
48
Plant pore : STOMA
50
Zodiac sign : LEO
51
African language : TSHI
54
Fishermen : ANGLERS
57
Color : TAN
58
Liquid : WATER
60
Ship pilot: Abbr. : NAV
62
No. 2 men: Abbr. : VPS
64
Least : MINIMAL
66
Quick look, old style : EYEBEAM
68
Step to ___ : ONESIDE
69
Stradivari : ANTONIO
70
Church service : LOWMASS
71
See 22 Across : OOLONG
Down
1
Capital of Italia : ROMA
2
Solar-lunar differentials : EPACTS
3
Taker of an exam : TESTEE
4
Business abbreviation : INC
5
Close : NEAR
6
Architectural ridge : ARRIS
7
College degree : BSC
8
"___ a Parade" : ILOVE
9
Ornamental top : FINIAL
10
Specialist : OPTOMETRIST
11
Anthracite : COAL
12
Portuguese town : ANCA
13
W. W. II craft : LST
15
Morse or Pepys : SAMUEL
23
Eye defect : ASTIGMATISM
25
Nose: Prefix : NAS
26
Thermal unit: Abbr. : BTU
28
Between Fri. and Sun. : SAT
31
Teachers' org. : NEA
32
Asian : TAI
33
Sea eagle : ERN
35
Doctrine : ISM
36
Greek letter : PSI
38
Wartime group: Abbr. : OSS
39
Hair pad : RAT
40
Relative: Abbr. : BRO
42
Explosive : TNT
45
Wholly : ALL
46
Born: Fr. : NEE
47
Eye part : CORNEA
49
Blood defect : ANEMIA
52
" . . . we ___ bananas" : HAVENO
53
Hurting : INPAIN
55
Commencement V.I.P.'s : GRADS
56
"I Cain't ___" : SAYNO
58
Bowery figure : WINO
59
Again : ANEW
61
President's prerogative : VETO
63
City problem : SMOG
64
Small particle: Abbr. : MOL
65
"___ Sylphides" : LES
67
La Paz's country: Abbr. : BOL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later.

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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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