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New York Times, Monday, July 6, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,632
Across Down
1. Nevada town : ELKO
5. Thailand money : BAHT
9. Firm : SOLID
14. Tide : NEAP
15. Gem : OPAL
16. Emphatic repetition of a word : PLOCE
17. Time of one's life : SALADDAYS
19. Invoice abbreviation : ADVAL
20. Wastes calories : OVEREATS
21. Wave : SWELL
22. Takes five : RESTS
23. Varnish resins : ELEMIS
26. Consents : AGREES
29. Scaloppine ingredient : VEAL
32. Weaken : SAP
35. Prepare the way, with "to" : LEADUP
36. Disburden : EASE
37. Actor Robert : PRESTON
39. Violent : DRASTIC
41. No room to swing ___ : ACAT
42. Con : ROPEIN
44. Posed : SAT
45. Bonheur : ROSA
46. Company : GUESTS
47. Starts : ONSETS
49. Nutty : WACKY
54. Coarse : CRUDE
56. Stanch : TRUEBLUE
59. Backslide : LAPSE
60. London snack times : TEABREAKS
61. Took pleasure in : ATEUP
62. Harps, in Italy : ARPE
63. First name in detective fiction : ERLE
64. Distorts : WARPS
65. Employer : USER
66. Bufo : TOAD
1. Belgian painter : ENSOR
2. Liberty : LEAVE
3. Cabbages : KALES
4. Modern gallery item : OPART
5. Wedding: Sp. : BODA
6. ___ on the back : APAT
7. Yokel : HAYSEED
8. Compliments: Abbr. : TLS
9. Burst of activity : SPASM
10. ___ tale : OLDWIVES
11. Divans : LOVESEATS
12. Adjective suffix : ICAL
13. Valley : DELL
18. Make sea water drinkable : DESALT
24. Feudal tenants : LEUDES
25. Sprightliness : ESPRIT
27. N. Y. lake : GEORGE
28. Ended : RANOUT
30. Global area : ASIA
31. Type of college class: Abbr. : LECT
32. Shadowbox : SPAR
33. With the bow, in music : ARCO
34. London fog : PEASOUPER
38. Remains convincing : STANDSUP
40. Retort : ANSWER
43. Badgers : PESTERS
48. Oozes : SEEPS
50. Red as ___ : ABEET
51. Light cigar : CLARO
52. Friend of Ollie : KUKLA
53. Agreed with : YESED
54. Hammer part : CLAW
55. Pro ___ : RATA
57. Forage herb : RAPE
58. Above: Ger. : UBER
60. T-shaped cross : TAU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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