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New York Times, Thursday, July 9, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 317 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,635
Across
1. Redolence : AROMA
6. Forelimb part : ULNA
10. Space : ROOM
14. African region : SUDAN
15. Restrain : REIN
16. Desire : URGE
17. Item for a whatnot : KNICKKNACK
19. Accept a challenge : CALL
20. School: Fr. : ECOLE
21. In chains : SHACKLED
23. Fabrics : NETS
25. Olympian : EROS
26. Blaster's need : TNT
29. Buck : STAG
31. Baked ___ : ALASKA
35. State : IOWA
37. Abrupt transition : LEAP
39. Metrical accent : ICTUS
40. Poultry workers : CHICKENPLUCKERS
43. In tight curls : KINKY
44. Noticed : SEEN
45. ___ precedent : SETA
46. Violates a commandment : STEALS
48. ___ avis : RARA
50. Greek letter : PSI
51. Recent: Suffix : CENE
53. Lather : SUDS
55. Pessimist's field of vision : DARKSIDE
59. Exotic flower : LOTUS
62. "I wouldn't let ___ out . . . " : ADOG
63. Junior vaults : PIGGYBANKS
66. Prohibition : TABU
67. O'Neill work : PLAY
68. Acid-alcohol compound : ESTER
69. Sabbath utterance : AMEN
70. Kennel sound : YELP
71. Exhibits : SHOWS
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1. Call for : ASK
2. Norse poem : RUNE
3. Of a poetic form : ODIC
4. Georgia city : MACON
5. Leg joints : ANKLES
6. Luncheonette utensil : URN
7. Yarn measures : LEAS
8. Suitable place : NICHE
9. Turkish capital : ANKARA
10. Hikers' items : RUCKSACKS
11. Spoken : ORAL
12. Eye in a way : OGLE
13. Pinochle play : MELD
18. Kitchen implement : KETTLE
22. Baby ailment : COLIC
24. Saint ___ : SAENS
26. Bedding covers : TICKS
27. Pitcher's dream game : NOHIT
28. Shipping-room item : TWINE
30. One who stares : GAPER
32. Brew : STEEP
33. Weill and others : KURTS
34. Tree of Brazil : ASSAI
36. Ground-to-air weapon : ACKACKGUN
38. Court matters : PLEAS
41. Sportscaster Rote and others : KYLES
42. Disorderly : UNRULY
47. Curt : SNIPPY
49. Mesa dwellings : ADOBES
52. Roman magistrate : EDILE
54. Hide, as booty : STASH
55. Information : DATA
56. Genesis figure : ADAM
57. Vestment : ROBE
58. Alike: Fr. : EGAL
60. Till : UNTO
61. Swerve : SKEW
64. Con out of : GYP
65. Certain students: Abbr. : SRS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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