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New York Times, Monday, August 10, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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Across Down
1. Bedevil : HARASS
7. Morose : SAD
10. Box : SPAR
14. Land : ALIGHT
15. Gums: Prefix : ULO
16. Hounds' leader : HARE
17. Stubborn : DOGGED
18. Some verse : DOGGEREL
20. Silvers : PHIL
21. Craze : MANIA
22. Utter : SAY
23. Wire: Abbr. : TEL
24. Writer Patri : ANGELO
26. School org. : PTA
28. College degree : SCM
30. Spiced game dish : SALMI
33. Sea bird : ERN
34. Leave out : OMIT
37. Pester : TEASE
39. Wild flower : DOGSTOOTHVIOLET
43. French passage : ALLEE
44. Pianist Peter : NERO
45. Refrain part : TRA
46. Restraint : LEASH
48. 45 inches : ELL
50. Fish : EEL
51. Cigar : STOGIE
54. Military wear: Abbr. : ODS
56. Blackbirds' milieu : PIE
59. Collars : ETONS
60. Saul's chief herdsman : DOEG
62. Prospective also-ran : UNDERDOG
64. Flea bath : DOGDIP
66. Hero : STAR
67. Sugar: Suffix : OSE
68. Arsenal : ARMORY
69. Suffix for lone and win : SOME
70. Language: Abbr. : GER
71. Snoopy for one : BEAGLE
1. Experienced : HAD
2. Crooked : ALOP
3. Specialty of Pythagoras : RIGHTANGLE
4. Texas A. & M. man : AGGIE
5. Bombards : SHELLS
6. Regular: Abbr. : STD
7. Region of Africa : SUDAN
8. With : ALONG
9. Range animals : DOGIES
10. Pronoun : SHE
11. Plays good golf : PARS
12. Section : AREA
13. Count on : RELY
19. Port of Rumania : GALATI
21. "Ye cannot serve God and ___" : MAMMON
25. Market purchase : OLEO
26. Pastoral staffs : PEDA
27. Fish : TROLL
29. Cote sound : COO
31. Toy animal breed : MALTESEDOG
32. River of France : ISERE
35. Native of: Suffix : ITE
36. Fates and Bears : THREES
38. Common Latin abbr. : ETAL
40. Ross and Coral : SEAS
41. Bed canopy : TESTER
42. Book: Abbr. : VOL
47. Ball-park fare : HOTDOG
49. Canyon in Colorado : LODORE
52. Silly one : GOOSE
53. Stevens : INGER
55. Belief : DOGMA
56. Certain wearer of boots : PUSS
57. Preposition : INTO
58. Cheese : EDAM
61. Miss : GIRL
63. "Able was I ___ . . . " : ERE
64. Little bit : DAB
65. Poet laureate of 1700's : PYE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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