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New York Times, Wednesday, August 12, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,669
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1. Old exclamation : EGAD
5. Gorge : SATE
9. Pardon me! : AHEM
13. Dissolute one : RAKE
14. Kind of demonstration : SITIN
15. Withered : SERE
16. Inter ___ : ALIA
17. Rocket word : AGENA
18. Nursery-rhyme burden : PAIL
19. Sleepytime place : LANDOFNOD
21. Stuck : MIRED
22. Tribulations : WOES
23. Astronomer's word : EPACT
25. ___ free : SCOT
27. Latin student's aid : TROT
28. Rayburn : SAM
31. Melville character : OMOO
32. Authoritative tome : BIBLE
33. Poetic word : ERE
34. Done for : DEADASADOORNAIL
38. Latin case: Abbr. : DAT
39. Free from tension : RELAX
40. Befuddled : ASEA
41. Hit sign : SRO
42. Effrontery : GALL
43. Russian city : OREL
44. Water channel : FLUME
46. Levantine ketch : SAIC
48. Props : STAYS
50. Small European birds : REEDLINGS
55. Irish exclamation : ARRO
56. Song of sorrow : DIRGE
57. Unassisted : SOLO
58. Portray : LIMN
59. Negatively charged atom : ANION
60. French coins : SOUS
61. Indian measure: Var. : KOSS
62. ___ meeting : MASS
63. Division word : INTO
1. Of a period : ERAL
2. Celebration : GALA
3. Analogous : AKIN
4. Useless things : DEADWOOD
5. Portents : SIGNS
6. Polynesian god : ATEO
7. Word for the pre-war Balkans : TINDERBOX
8. Former Spanish queen : ENA
9. Perfume ingredient : ASPIC
10. Peace of mind : HEARTSEASE
11. Waterway in a folk song : ERIE
12. Pinochle maneuver : MELD
14. Arbiter's decision : SAFE
20. Not home: Scot. : OOT
21. ___ dolorosa : MATER
24. Hitchcock's game : POLO
25. Slander : SMEAR
26. Sign of nobility : COATOFARMS
27. ___ wave : TIDAL
29. Shakespearean character : ARIEL
30. Indian festival : MELA
31. Bookmaker's concern : ODDS
32. Fonteyn is one : BALLERINA
35. Mythical giant : ARGUS
36. Coal bed : SEAM
37. Jonquil and daffodil : NARCISSI
43. Art medium : OIL
45. French city : LYONS
46. Western plants : SEGOS
47. Gulf of Mideast : ADEN
48. Famous immunologist : SALK
49. Singing group : TRIO
51. Greek goddess : ERIS
52. Whistle time : NOON
53. Overabundance : GLUT
54. Fair : SOSO
56. Equine parent : DAM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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