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New York Times, Saturday, July 4, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.57, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid is asymmetric.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,630
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1. Radiant : BEAMY
6. Landmark in Asia Minor : TROY
10. July 4 sight : FLAG
14. Shaw : ARTIE
15. Scout activity : HIKE
16. Noun suffix : IANA
17. Gardeners : HOERS
18. Ardor : ELAN
19. Ceremony : RITE
20. Carrier of encephalitis : TSETSEFLY
22. Gold or copper : METAL
23. Man of the hour : HERO
24. Do a farmer's job : SOW
25. Deplorable : SAD
28. Give the cold shoulder : SNUB
30. Barrel worker : HOOPER
34. Son of Hera : ARES
36. Eat : ERODE
38. Range : ROVE
39. Desk item : LAMP
40. Exasperate : TRY
41. Malay dagger : KRIS
42. Silkworm : ERIA
43. Scottish title : THANE
45. Part: Abbr. : SECT
46. Kind of saint : PATRON
48. Between chicken and king : ALA
50. Relatives of aves. : STS
51. Carson : KIT
52. Love: It. : AMORE
54. In any degree : ATALL
57. Lacking clues, as a murder weapon : PRINTLESS
61. ___ and sane : SAFE
62. Guy Fawkes specialty : PLOT
63. Actuate : IMPEL
64. Mineral : SPAR
65. Let up : EASE
66. Take care of : SEETO
67. Seamen : TARS
68. Some votes : AYES
69. Negotiate : TREAT
1. Bangkok money : BAHT
2. Psyche's lover : EROS
3. To ___ : ATEE
4. Hilarity : MIRTH
5. Words from a toady : YESSES
6. Summer date : THEFOURTH
7. Brook : RILL
8. Relative of roger : OKAY
9. Itch : YEN
10. July 4 treat : FIREWORKS
11. Milk: Fr. : LAIT
12. B'way group : ANTA
13. Celt : GAEL
21. Sea bird : ERNE
22. Farm sound : MOO
24. Pronoun : SHE
25. Dried orchid tubers : SALEP
26. Palm cockatoo : ARARA
27. Resign : DEMIT
29. Adriatic wind : BORA
31. Reads closely : PORES
32. Throw out : EVICT
33. "The defense ___" : RESTS
35. July 4 evening sight : SPARKLERS
37. Blows up : DYNAMITES
43. Explosive : TNT
44. N. C. college : ELON
47. Tung tree product : OIL
49. Skilled one : ARTIST
52. Cropped up : AROSE
53. Rice or Davis : ELMER
54. Aide: Abbr. : ASST
55. Bark cloth : TAPA
56. At a distance : AFAR
57. A need for Jack : PLAY
58. Sword : EPEE
59. ___ trap : SETA
60. Deer trail : SLOT
62. Kind of shooter : PEA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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