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New York Times, Monday, July 27, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,653
Across
1
Insect : ANT
4
Opera voices : BASSI
9
French flag color : BLEU
13
English poet : ROWE
15
Upstate N. Y. city : OLEAN
16
Painters' mediums : OILS
17
Nautical term : ALEE
18
Dakota attraction : BLACKHILLS
20
Irish tongue : GAELIC
22
Make do without a fan : SWELTER
23
Convert certain water : DESALT
26
Poetic word : ERE
27
Role in "Peter and the Wolf" : NARRATER
29
Chalet guest : LODGER
33
Nile bird : IBIS
34
Two on the ___ : AISLE
36
Spanish gold : ORO
37
Month: Abbr. : NOV
38
Tire framework : CARCASS
40
Mauna ___ : LOA
41
Individual : ONE
42
Childish words of denial : AMNOT
43
Does a number job : ADDS
44
Royal kind of highness : SERENE
46
Linen part : TOPSHEET
49
Impair : MAR
50
Attach in a way : SNAPON
51
Greek poetic style : HOMERIC
55
Army men, familiarly : SARGES
58
African area : IVORYCOAST
61
Scrimp : SAVE
62
Tolled : RANG
63
Indian buffalo : ARNEE
64
Summers in Arles : ETES
65
Or ___ : ELSE
66
Brads : NAILS
67
Printers' measures : ENS
Down
1
Part of a poetic trio : ARAG
2
Lopez number : NOLA
3
English-Scottish waterway : TWEEDRIVER
4
Lynx : BOBCAT
5
Inclusive word : ALL
6
Azov : SEA
7
Western Indians : SACS
8
Early schooldesk appointments : INKWELLS
9
Like some ham : BOILED
10
Cheerful tune : LILT
11
French pronoun : ELLE
12
Red letters : USSR
14
Fishermen : EELERS
19
Play characters : HEROES
21
Bible book: Abbr. : ISA
24
Ascertain : LEARN
25
Fabrics : TRICOTS
27
Spanish boys : NINOS
28
See 1 Down : ABONE
30
Sausalito sight : GOLDENGATE
31
Eat away : ERODE
32
Cookout : ROAST
35
Squelched : SATON
38
Harz mountain output : CANARY
39
One of the leagues : AMERICAN
43
"My kingdom for ___" : AHORSE
45
Rise : EMERGE
47
Does a paperhanger's job : PASTES
48
Resort : SPA
51
Engage : HIRE
52
Roundish : OVAL
53
Weekdays: Abbr. : MONS
54
Persian gazelle : CORA
56
Level : EVEN
57
Term: Abbr. : SESS
59
Blackbird : ANI
60
Mus. piece : SEL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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