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New York Times, Thursday, July 30, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { G J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,656
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1. Tropical disease: Var. : SPREW
6. Like certain flights : NONSTOP
13. Ridicule : DERIDE
14. Incontestable : POSITIVE
15. Short poem : ODELET
16. Tacit : UNSTATED
17. Ascended : RISEN
18. Field : AREA
19. Fat : LARD
20. "Brown October ___" : ALE
21. Holm : ISLET
23. Kind of code : PENAL
24. Clangor : DIN
25. Demand : CALL
26. Medieval fabric : SAMITE
27. Naughty word : OATH
29. Song : LAY
30. ___ mining : PLACER
31. Old Japanese coin : OBAN
33. Liquefy : MELT
34. College course for short : PREMED
37. Observe : SEE
38. Incessantly : EVER
42. Bast fibers : RAMIES
43. Savoir faire : TACT
45. Keats's "___ of St. Mark" : EVE
46. Race tracks : OVALS
47. Type of machine : LATHE
48. Tenth of a sen : RIN
49. Word on the wall : MENE
50. Girl in Afton song : MARY
51. African antelope : ELAND
53. Quickly : INATRICE
55. Immediately : ATONCE
56. Surfeited : SATIATED
57. Shock-lessening device : FENDER
58. In, politically : ELECTED
59. Trample : TREAD
1. Chancel seats : SEDILIA
2. In attendance : PRESENT
3. Make feisty : RILE
4. Paradisiacal : EDENIC
5. Prohibition opponent : WET
6. Musical group : NONET
7. Bones: It. : OSSA
8. Basketball tourney: Abbr. : NIT
9. No-winner, no-loser situation : STALEMATE
10. Colossal : TITANIC
11. Worked on a bay window : OVERATE
12. Pushcart man : PEDDLER
13. Town near San Juan : DORADO
14. Completely : PURELY
18. Poe family name : ALLAN
22. Edible Caesars : SALADS
23. Gloomy aura : PALL
26. Oration : SPEECH
28. Of the preaching arts : HOMILETIC
32. Insects : BEES
33. Substantial : MEATY
34. Foretoken : PROMISE
35. "Show Boat" character : RAVENAL
36. Spring from : EMANATE
37. Gazed : STARED
39. Porch : VERANDA
40. Showed : EVINCED
41. Deliver : RENDER
44. Vacillate : TEETER
47. Spiked, as punch : LACED
50. Wee bit : MITE
52. One and only : LONE
54. Lady's hair accouterment : RAT
55. Rearward : AFT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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