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New York Times, Friday, July 31, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,657
Across
1. Certain photo job: Abbr. : ENL
4. ___ in the dark : ASTAB
9. Happy sounds : HAHAS
14. ___ Paulo : SAO
15. British pamphleteer of 1700's : BURKE
16. Dispatch boat : AVISO
17. Resumé : THUMBNAILSKETCH
20. Thompson and others : SADIES
21. Not one : NOPERSON
22. Musical notes : FAS
23. Insurance men: Abbr. : AGTS
24. Ceremony : RITE
25. Greek letters : PSIS
27. Hill slope : SIDE
28. Bridge term : SET
29. Long time : EON
30. Dullwitted one : DODO
31. Put ___ (quit handling) : ITDOWN
34. Tiger, for one : RAG
35. Hermit : EREMITE
37. Scottish negative : NAE
38. High in pitch : TREBLE
40. U.S. carrier : WASP
41. Italian numeral : TRE
42. Kind of pronoun: Abbr. : REL
43. Tale : SAGA
44. Doff : SHED
45. "___ ho!" : LAND
47. Fair : SOSO
48. Marie, for one : STE
49. Tangled : INASNARL
51. Fruit parts : STONES
54. Posted in a way : NAILEDTOTHEWALL
56. Showy display : ECLAT
57. "The time ___" : ISNOW
58. French river area : ILE
59. Recesses : RESTS
60. Feminine suffixes : ETTES
61. Young one : LAD
Down
1. Guesses: Abbr. : ESTS
2. Okinawa city : NAHA
3. Results of a garish manicure : LOUDFINGERNAILS
4. French clergymen : ABBES
5. Basks : SUNS
6. Refrain syllable : TRA
7. "For want of a nail ___" : AKINGDOMWASLOST
8. French card game : BELOTE
9. Cod's relative : HAKE
10. Stated : AVERRED
11. Acts with precision : HITSITONTHENAIL
12. English track : ASCOT
13. Family members: Ger. : SOHNE
18. Orangutan of Malay : MIAS
19. Silverware items: Abbr. : SPS
23. Military man : AIDE
25. Sassy : PERT
26. Glide high : SOAR
27. Grievous : SORE
28. Word with up or lively : STEP
30. Valley : DELL
31. "___ girl!" : ITSA
32. Goods : WARE
33. Essential : NEED
36. Shakespearean character : IAGO
39. Wooden support of a sort : BEDSLAT
43. Battle maneuver : SORTIE
44. Put away : STOW
45. Baseball drive : LINER
46. Within ___ of (nearly) : ANACE
47. Kind of iron : SAD
48. Mulligans : STEWS
50. Returns after expenses : NETS
51. Do a stable job : SHOE
52. Cinders : ELLA
53. Vehicle : SLED
55. Explosive : TNT

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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